101mm, f/5.4 APO (Nagler-Petzval) Refractor - Imaging/Visual.
Based on exemplary wide field and planetary visual scopes with added features to make imaging easier and more flexible.
4.9° / 250x (Max. Visual Field / Max. Rec. Power)
“Greater than expected! Pleasure to use, excellent optics. I don't need XXX no more.”
From Our Blog
Catching Up: Linwood Ferguson's NP101is (7/12/2023)
Two years after our first blog, we catch up with Linwood Ferguson to learn how his imaging has progressed. We were struck by his recent image of the Soul Nebula. This rich, saturated image was described as "teetering on the edge of drama" by one commentator.
NP101is: Imaging the Skies over Cambridge (5/27/2022)
Always on the lookout for great examples of astro-photos made with our gear, we were impressed with Steve Greaves' collection made under Bortle 4 skies from backyard in Cambridge, UK.
Tele Vue-NP101is: Imaging the Skies Over Southwest Florida (4/23/2021)
The lead-off image of this blog post is certainly an eye-grabber! It is one of the most unique interpretations of the Rosette Nebula (NGC-2237 or Caldwell 49) in Hubble Palette filters we've seen. Read our profile of Linwood Ferguson and his Tele Vue-NP101is in Southwest Florida.