The Sidereal Trading 8 inch Ritchey-Chrétien features an Anti-reflection Flocked Metal Tube with a Rainbow Astro RSF-8 Secondary Mirror Motor Focuser, an image train tilt adjustment Collimation Ring and an RSF-8 Fixed Focus Camera adapter. Based on the Guan Sheng Optical GSO RC8 the Sidereal Trading RC8 includes the following upgrades performed by Sidereal Trading.
- Rainbow Astro RSF-8 Secondary Mirror Motor Focuser for GSO RC8 telescopes
- Rainbow Astro RSF-CAM-ADAPTER Fixed Camera Focus Adapter
- FF670 Collimation Ring for GSO RC6/RC8 telescopes
- Internal Baffle Removal
- Flocked Interior
- Internal Focus Control Cable Installation
- Basic Optical Collimation (Performed by Sidereal Trading)
Note that precision optical collimation can only be performed with the complete imaging train connected.
An optional 2″ Corrector / Field Flattener can be purchased separately.