About PlaneWave Instruments
PlaneWave Instruments is committed to providing observatory-class products for serious astronomers at an unprecedented value. Developed by PlaneWave, the CDK (Corrected Dall-Kirkham) is a revolutionary telescope optical system that was designed to excel at imaging on large format cameras while remaining an excellent instrument for visual use. Created to meet the demands of both the serious imager and visual observer, the CDK is offered at an unprecedented value for a telescope of this quality and aperture.
T-600 Direct-Drive Gimbal
RC700 (f/12) Ritchey-Chrétien Observatory System
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PlaneWave Instruments and The Weizmann Institute of Science Announce Partnership for Advanced Astrophysical Research
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MICHIGAN, USA & REHOVOT, ISRAEL — We are thrilled to announce that PlaneWave Instruments, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, mid-aperture telescopes, has announced a partnership with the renowned Weizmann Institute of Science. This partnership has the potential to revolutionize affordable astrophysical research and discovery through the combination of Weizmann’s innovative Fiber Optic […]
PlaneWave Instruments Installs 1-Meter Telescope at Lowell Observatory
PlaneWave’s dedicated team led by Shelby Stubbe, Engineering & Optical Manager; Cameron Vittiglio, Field Experience & Install Manager; and Collin Heinen, Electrical Technician; recently executed a flawless installation of our 1-Meter telescope at Lowell Observatory. The experience not only showcased the expertise of the PlaneWave team but also provided them with a unique opportunity to […]
DeltaRho 500 Astrograph: Newest Telescope from PlaneWave Instruments
DeltaRho 500 Astrograph: Newest Telescope from PlaneWave Instruments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2023, ADRIAN, MICHIGAN–PlaneWave Instruments, a leading manufacturer of telescopes and astronomical instruments, is excited to announce the release of the DeltaRho 500 astrograph telescope. This new addition to PlaneWave’s product lineup is designed for uncompromising performance with a fast, wide- field optical […]