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 >  Zeiss M44 Position Circle NO LONGER AVAILABLE


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Welcome to our Special Items section.  Here you will find items that we carry from time to time in limited quantities.  Often, when special ordering some items for customers, we will acquire extra quantities for general availability.  For all items, please inquire for price and availability. Also, if you are looking for ZEISS Accessories or ZEISS APQ Telescopes, we are often able to assist with locating these instruments, or to offer friendly and experienced advice.


We are also happy to special order just about any Baader Planetarium item not stocked or shown here.  Please email us with your request and we will verify price and availability. 


Zeiss M44 Position Circle


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The Zeiss M44 Position Circle was designed to provide a very convenient and accurate means of rotating reticle eyepieces for precise measurement of  double star position angles.  This circle provides 360degree precision rotational capabilities for any application.  Simply loosen the single knurled lockscrew, and rotate accessories to the desired angle.  Works  also as a very handy accessory for adjusting CCD or film camera rotation (Camera Angle Adjuster).  Almost a work of art in itself, the circle is made of solid Brass, and finished in satin black lacquer with white filled  engraved markings.

The circle is provided with external M44 threads on the input side, and M44 internal threads on the output.  To adapt the circle for use with the Baader Astro T-2 System, add a T2-13 (Zeiss Cameraadapter) and T2-09 (Zeiss Inner Adapter). 

No Longer Available


ZEISS APQ Telescopes



APQ 100/640 and APQ 130/1000

For our own observing, we have settled on high quality apochromatic refractors as the best instrument for our viewing conditions.  After owning and using most of the apochromatic scopes available, we have found the ZEISS APQ (oil coupled Fluorite Triplet) to be absolutely the finest visual refractor we have ever used.  The level of optical quality, color correction, and mechanical sophistication has to be seen to be believed.   The APQ remains at the pinnacle of modern refractors.

Though now no longer produced, we are periodically able to locate these rare and exquisite instruments, and offer them for sale directly.  We only handle the most select quality instruments, and provide expert assistance and support through Baader Planetarium (the Zeiss worldwide dealer and service support).  Please contact us for availability (email).

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Last Update 05/01/15


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