BRESSER Messier AR-102s/600 Hexafoc OTA

High quality achromatic lens telescope ( OTA only ) with objective solar filter

  • High quality refractor telescope with stable HEXAFOC focuser
  • D= 102 mm; F=600 mm; F/D= F/5,9
  • Handle with integrated camera holder
  • 50,8 mm to 31,7 mm adapter with integrated T2-thread
  • Content: optical tube AR-102/600 Hexafoc + Acc.
  • Aperture Solar Filter and smartphone adapter for celestial navigation included
  • 6x30 optical finder with crosshair and optimized finder bracket for comfortable usage
  • Length: 615 mm; Tube diameter: 104 mm; Mass: 3,9 kg
  • Universal 44 mm Dovetail plate with stainless steel rail (fits LXD75/GP/EQ5)
  • Telescope for Night- and Solar Observation

€339.00*

Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: 4802600
GTIN/EAN: 4007922003108

Testbericht über den BRESSER MESSIER AR-102S/600 HEXAFOC OPTISCHER TUBUS

von Jochen Fehmer

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Gesamtblick auf das Bresser Messier AR102s

< p>Gestern war es endlich soweit, nach gefühlten Monaten konnte ich endlich wieder ein Teleskop testen. Trotz "Supermond" habe ich mich für den BRESSER MESSIER AR-102S/600 mit dem HEXAFOC Auszug entschieden. Der Vorteil des nahenden Winters ist es ja, früh am Abend damit zu beginnen. Ich hatte aber schon mittags das Teleskop auf die Montierung geschraubt und die Taukappenheizungen angestellt.

Kleiner Tipp, wenn Ihr keine Heizung kaufen wollt, nehmt einfach Fußsohlenwärmer vom Baumarkt. Aber bitte die Dünnen ohne Steine drinnen. Die Dünnen bleiben dünn und steckt sie einfach zwischen Linse und Taukappe. Funktioniert super, kein zusätzliches Kabel und keine zusätzliche Stromquelle. Ist ideal, wenn Ihr mit Eurem Teleskop unterwegs seid. Für den Sucher, bzw. Guidingrohr nehmt die Handwärmer. Die haben eine kleine Klebeschicht, reicht für 12 Stunden und geht spurlos wieder ab.

Doch nun wieder zum Bericht. Zum Fokussieren nehme ich immer Polaris, denn er hat einen Begleitstern. Wenn ich den sehe und darauf fokussiert habe passt die Scharfstellung. Das klappte sehr gut mit dem Teleskop, auch ohne 1:10 Untersetzung. Gefühl ist angesagt, aber man kann für das Teleskop die 1:10 Untersetzung zusätzlich kaufen. Wenn man fotografieren möchte sollte man sich die zulegen. Die Schrauben des HEXAFOC AUSZUGS sind ausreichen groß dimensioniert, und nachdem man scharf gestellt hat und die Schraube des Auszuges festgeschraubt hat bleibt der Auszug da wo man ihn haben will. Klasse Idee mit dem Sechskant! Zusätzlich ist der gesamte Auszug drehbar, das ist wichtig wenn man die Kamera wieder ausrichten will. Ich sehe da gar keine Probleme für Kameras, auch für etwas schwerere.

Nun zur Optik: Es ist ein achromatischer Refraktor mit einem Objektivdurchmesser von 102 mm und einer Brennweite von 600 mm. Mit seinen F 5,9 ist er ein schnelles Teleskop, d.h. er sammelt viel Licht. Damit gibt es aber einen Schönheitsfehler. Bei großen Sternen, Planeten oder mit hoher Vergrößerung des Mondes sieht man Farbsäume. Mir viel auf, dass es nicht so dramatisch war wie ich es befürchtet habe, gestört haben sie mich jedenfalls nicht. Mit den passenden Filtern sind sie sowieso nicht mehr gravierend. Auf den ersten Testfotos sah ich nadelfeine Sterne. Es überraschte mich, dass ein Teleskop für 219 Euro solche Abbildungen machen konnte. Da aber der Vollmond hoch am Himmel stand, entschied ich mich für H Alpha Fotografie. Diese Art der Fotografie hat den Vorteil, dass der nicht stört. H Alpha Filter lassen nur ein bestimmtes Licht durch, dadurch werden Sterne „dünn“, Lichtverschmutzung interessiert nicht und der Farbfehler ist nicht mehr sichtbar. Ein paar Aufnahmen vom Nordamerika,- und vom Kokon Nebel. Der im Lieferumfang befindliches 6x30 Sucher ist ok bis auf die Kunststoffschrauben, ebenso der 1,25" Zenit Spiegel inkl. dem 26 mm Super Plössl Okular. Spitze ist der HEXAFOC-OKULARAUZUG mit 2,5" freien Innendurchmesser und integriertem T2- Adapter. (T2-Ring drauf schrauben, Kamera befestigen und los geht’s!) Als nützlich empfand ich den Tragegriff, bequemes Auf und Abbauen. Er wiegt ja nur 3,9 KG aber man hantiert nicht rum. Die Kameraschraube oben am Handgriff ermöglicht das Fotografieren mit Objektiven, da fungiert der BRESSER MESSIER AR-102S/600 kurzerhand als Guider. Die Klemmfläche der Prismenschiene ist aus Edelstahl, ist eine universelle. Für die Anfänger sind noch nützliche Sachen mit im Lieferumfang enthalten: Eine kleine drehbare Sternkarte, eine Teleskop Fibel und die Astronomie Software PC Stellarium. 

Mein persönliches Fazit: 

Der BRESSER MESSIER AR-102S/600 mit dem HEXAFOC AUSZUG ist ein klasse Teleskop. Er sieht nicht nur super aus, Mann oder Frau bekommen für überschaubares Budget eine komplette Optik die einem sehr viel Spaß machen wird. Alleine der Auszug ist das Geld wert. Eine schnelle Optik die mobil ist. Nur eine Montierung und los geht es. Visuell ist er eine Freude, fotografisch durchaus zu gebrauchen.

Product information "BRESSER Messier AR-102s/600 Hexafoc OTA"
NEW - now including a high-quality aperture Solar-filter for safe observation of sunspots, eclipses and planet transits. Great telescope for night and solar observation.

Ambitious beginners and advanced observers alike will see the brightest objects outside our solar system with the MESSIER AR-102. Watch details in the Great Orion Nebula from the astonishing distance of 1500 lightyears (14.200.000.000.000 km)! Scanning the lunar terminator is simply a pleasure. Scanning the Milky Way in Saggitarius shows a multitude of deep-sky objects.

This telescope is only an optical tube without mount and tripod.

FEATURES

  • Optical design: refractor telescope
  • Lens diameter: 102 mm / focal length: 600 mm / F/6
  • Maximum recommended magnification: 204x
  • Very high quality Hexafoc focuser with 2.5" free inner diameter
  • 6x30 straight through viewfinder;optimized finder bracket for comfortable use
  • 31.7 mm (1.25") diagonal mirror
  • Cradle rings with handle and integrated piggyback camera holder (1/4'' thread)
  • Universal 44 mm Dovetail plate with stainless steel rail (fits LXD75/Great Polaris/EQ5)
  • 50,8mm (2'') to 31,7mm (1,25'') adapter with integrated T2 thread (optional T2-adapter ring for your camera is needed)
  • Smartphone adapter for sky navigation included
  • telescope for night and solar observation

SCOPE OF DELIVERY

  • optical tube
  • Eyepiece: 26 mm Super Ploessl 31.7 mm (1.25")
  • 31,7 mm (1,25") diagonal mirror
  • integrated 31,7 mm and T2 adapter
  • Prism rail with stainless steel clamping surface (44mm universal dovetrail for GP/EQ5/LXD75)
  • 6x30 viewfinder
  • rotable star chart
  • Objective Solar- filter
  • Tube clamp with handle and camera holder
  • Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation
  • Software Stellarium ( via Download)
Colour: white
Dust protection caps: Dust protection caps for front lens and eyepiece holder
Field of application [Telescopes]: Deep Sky Observation, Deep Sky Photography, Land object photography, Land observation, Lunar observation, Lunar photography, Planetary observation, Planetary photography, Solar observation
Finderscope: 6 x 30 mm
Focus Group [Telescopes]: Advanced Amateurs, Beginners
Focusing system: 2.5" Hexafoc
Material: Aluminium
Mount Type [Telescopes]: Optics without Mount
Optical design: Achromatic Refractor
Product Family [Telescopes]: Refractor telescope

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC MPCC Field Flatt.ED APO+NikonT2
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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC Adaptor for 2" FT-Focuser on tubes with 2.5" HEX
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€69.00*
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BRESSER Amici Prism 90° 31.7mm/1.25"
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BRESSER Messier EXOS 2/EQ-5 Mount
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€449.10* €499.00* (10% saved)
BRESSER Messier EXOS-2 EQ GoTo Mount
BRESSER EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount. Mount, tripod and hand box with computer. This German mount has tracking motors in both axes that follow celestial objects very precisely.The handbox with GoTo works reliable and controls the mount in every situation. Precise ball bearings in both axes ensures minimal backlash at all nine possible tracking speeds.The battery pack (12 V) is conveniently fastened to the tripod shelf and takes eight size "D" batteries.The mount rests on a very tough and rigid stainless steel tripod and can take optical tubes of up to 13 kg. GOTO - Stargazing at the push of a button! The Startracker GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope.Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise.The GoTo System database includes thousands of astronomical objects.The Messier mount with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope.The BRESSER StarTracker GoTo systems uses servo motors for both axes and features an ST-4 compatible autoguiding input. Guiding aggressivity can be set on the mount itself. The menu navigation of the Startracker Handbox is also multilingual and offers the settings of German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.CHARACTERISTICS MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Stable height adjustable stainless steel tripod ( Min. 69cm / Max. 109,5cm ) Load capacity up to 13 kg payload Circular bubble for easy horizontal alignment GoTo Mount with motors and hand box controller, for easy finding and guiding moon, planets, stars and much more ST-4 compatible autoguider interface Pole height scale for setting the latitude Scaled graduated circular rings to facilitate finding objects using a star atlas or planetarium software Pole finder scope with optional illumination ( item no. 4964212 ) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 6.7 kg (without counterweight) Total weight incl. counterweight: 15.9 kg Batteries: not included SCOPE OF DELIVERY Equatorial EXOS 2 GOTO mount with stainless steel tripod and Startracker handcontroller Adjustable polar finder scope with optional illumination Stainless steel tube field tripod with accessory tray 1 x 4.5 kg counterweight

€899.00*
BRESSER Diagonal Mirror 2" with 93% reflection
A very good diagonal mirror for telescopes with 2" focuser and for the BRESSER Messier telescopes with a 2.5"- HEX focuser. Enables the use of eyepieces and accessories with 2" barrel, so that a wider field of view can be reached. A larger light beam and a comfortable observation position is achieved by this 2 inch zenith mirror. Especially for use with refractors and for zenith observations a useful accessory.  The clamping ring is made of brass, so there will be no scratch marks on your high-quality eyepiece. The precise clamping is another advantage. The BRESSER 2" Diagonal Mirror is completely made of metal and has a very accurate flat mirror. The dielectrical coating delivers a 93% reflectance and is very durable against enviromental influences. FEATURES Star diagonal mirror for focuser with 2" barrel High quailty flat mirror Dielectrical mirror coating delivers a 93% reflectance Very durable against enviromental influencesEyepiece adapter 1.25/2.0 inch includedBrass eyepiece clamping ring Housing completely made of metal Dust caps included SCOPE OF DELIVERY diagonal mirroreyepice adapter 1.25/2.0 inch dust caps

€79.00*
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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC Filter Set 1 Moon & Planets from 50mm (2'')
Filter Set 1 is recommended for Moon & Planets from 50mm (2'') Aperture Set 1 includes the following filters: Explore Scientific Filter 1.25" Light Yellow No.8 - 0310268 Watching the Moon surface through the filter, the contrasts will enormously increase. Same with planet Mars. On the huge planet Jupiter, when using the filter, you can even see the contrasts between the cloud-bands and a lot more details. Starting with a telescope diameter of 8“ and a clear sight, you even get to see various details of Saturn. Explore Scientific Filter 1.25" Orange No.21 - 0310273 This one really supports the detection of the dark areas on the planet Mars. The details of the clouds of Saturn and Jupiter are also so much more visible through the Filter. Explore Scientific Filter 1.25" Blue No.80A - 0310264 The color of light blue really supports watching the high clouds on Mars. The contrast increases. The dark red structures will be shown even darker, so this is the perfect filter for watching the big red Flecks on the gas planet Jupiter. The rings of Saturn will be accentuated, the structures of the Venus Atmosphere will be even finer. EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" Filter Grey ND0.9 - 0310245 The neutral density filter transmits light uniformly across the entire visual spectrum. It serves as an excellent filter to reduce glare and irradiation when observing the Moon with any telescope 4"(10.2cm) and larger. The ND96 filter may also be employed in the splitting of close double stars where one of the binary pair significantly exceeds the other in brightness. What ist a color Filter for and do we really need it? Color Filters darken the light slightly, that reaches the eye or the sensor of the camera. This eliminates for instance stronger transitions. The result is that your picture turns out with more contrast which automatically shows more details. FEATURES Made from high-quality optical glass Filter glass is absolutely parallel All optical surfaces have anti reflex coatings Filter housing from black anodized aluminum Filter threads on both ends (female/male) Multiple filters usage is possible SCOPE OF DELIVERY 4pcs color filter 4pcs protection-case

€40.50* €45.00* (10% saved)
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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 14mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 11mm

€59.00* €105.00* (43.81% saved)
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 20mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 15mm

€109.00*
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 26mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 20mm

€129.00*
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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 32mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 22mm

€94.00* €155.00* (39.35% saved)
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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 40mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 28.mm

€164.00* €205.00* (20% saved)
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 5.5mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 13mm

€109.00*
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 62° LER Eyepiece 9mm Ar
If a observing session is a relaxing and joyful experience is heavily dependend on the choice of eyepieces. People wearing glasses very often have the problem to see the entire field of view when they are using eyepieces with large apparent fields. This problem is now history. The new 62°- LER eyepieces by Explore Scientific do not only offer excellent image sharpness and high resolution and contrast over the full field of view - you can see that full field without problems even with glasses on. Fatigue due to tense head positioning and strained viewing simply does not happen because of the excellent viewing comfort these eyepieces provide even to observers wearing glasses. Enjoy the unique combination of excellent image sharpness out to the edge of the field even for fast optics, superior contrast and unmatched viewing comfort. Eyepieces with perfect combinations of various modern glass substrates and highest standards in manufacturing, quality control and service are a tradition at Explore Scientific - the outstanding resolution and sharpness to the very edge.These eyepieces are the choice for observers wearing glasses - with excellent performance and durability. The rubber inlet and the foldable eyecups make handling and using in the field easy. The patentet EMD"-coating produces high contrast images and prevents reflexes and ghosting. The argon purging effectively prevents internal fogging, and you don´t have to deal with dirt, fungus or cleansing fluids getting between the lenses. The eyepieces are sealed - this makes sure you will be able to enjoy these eyepieces for many years to come.Eye relief: 12mm

€105.00*
OCULUM VERLAG - Fernrohr-Führerschein in 4 Schritten (GERMAN)
Please note that this astronomy book for beginners is only available in German.

€26.80*