Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

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Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Post by pedro » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:00 pm

Jaegers 5" 1/16 F/5 (1966) classic achro refractor (Baader steeltrack focuser + SM90II adapter)

Check out a vintage Jaegers 5" F/5 I will use to image the sun (H-alpha)

Jaegers catalogue (1960?)
https://web.archive.org/web/20151017201 ... aegers.pdf

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Re: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Post by eroel » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:07 pm

Pedro:
I used to buy a lot of parts from Jaegers and Edmunds during the 50´s and 60´s, still have the elbow 6X telescope and some eyepieces. I also had a superb 6" f/15 refractor, it performed incredibly well, sold it when I got the 6" f/12 Astro-Physics "Superplanetary" with the NASA glass.
A friend of mine had one like yours and it performed real good as a comet hunter.
Have fun.
Abrazo,
Eric.

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Re: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Post by pedro » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:14 pm

Thanks Eric

It's a really nice wide field scope. I plan to use it to image the sun as well

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Re: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Post by marktownley » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:34 pm

Nice scope Pedro!
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Re: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Post by pedro » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:36 pm

Thanks Mark, I love vintage scopes as you already know. The "florest" of telescopes inside my dome in growing


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