127mm, f/5.2 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° / 300x (Max. Visual Field / Max. Rec. Power)
“A work of art to look at. A work of optical brilliance to look through. A masterpiece to enjoy.”
From Our Blog
NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Tampa, FL! (7/1/2020)
From his driveway in Tampa, Jun Luo images the skies between the street lights and tells us whey the NP127is is the right scope for him.
NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Taos, NM (3/13/2019)
Jerry Macron has the skies people only dream of! Only the scope will do for imaging here. In this richly illustrated blog post he tells us "the optics are perfect from border to border" on his Tele Vue-NP127is.
- From Tom's Driveway: Tele Vue-NP127is & Tele Vue-85 Simultaneous Imaging! (9/12/2018)
Tom uses the NP127is and TV-85 simultaneously to produce spectacular deep-sky images. "I can take 20-to-30-minute sub-frames with dinner plate round stars all the way to the edges of the field-of-view", he tells us. See these images and learn Tom's dual-scope imaging technique on the blog.
Jeff Bennett's Tele Vue-NP127is Images
California's Jeff Bennett explains how he settled on the NP127is after 30+ years of enjoying astronomy.
NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Denmark (3/7/2018)
The NP127is is paired with a Track The Stars TTS 160 Panther mount to create a perfectly portable imaging setup.
Tele Vue-NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Europe (9/20/2017)
The NP127is is described as a "spaceship window" in this user profile.