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 Installs First-Ever Ski Resort Telescope in Jackson Hole
Recently, our dedicated installation team under the guidance of Cameron Vittiglio, Field Experience Manager, and Josh Person, Lead Assembly Technician, executed a flawless installation of our 1-meter telescope at the breathtaking Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This groundbreaking project will make Snow King the first-ever ski resort in North America to host an […]
Event Recap: A Successful Open House & Science Expo
The skies above PlaneWave Instruments were abuzz with excitement this past weekend as we hosted our annual Open House and Science Expo. We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to the local community and all those who joined us for this event. Your presence made this weekend truly remarkable! At PlaneWave Instruments, we firmly believe […]
PlaneWave Teams Up for Jackson College Observatory
Bridging the Gap: Jackson College’s New PlaneWave CDK700 Observatory The journey from planning the installation of PlaneWave’s CDK700 Observatory System at Jackson College has been a remarkable one. This project isn’t just about stargazing; it’s about bringing the universe closer to the community, students, and the researchers of tomorrow. Thanks to generous grants and funding, […]