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Mention your AstroBin user name and receive a free Thermal Control System with any iDK purchase.... a savings of $975!

17" F6.7 Imaging Dall Kirkham, .94 Strehl in stock! 

12.5" F6.7 Imaging Dall Kirkham with zero-expansion Zerodur optics available!

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Do you have high performance optics in your high-dollar telescope? 

With an AG Optical Systems iDK telescope you will not have to guess how good the optics are in the scope..... you'll know!  Click here to see the rigorous process AG Optical Systems employs to ensure our customers receive best-in-class optics!

Ultra thermally stable, optical grade Fused Quartz optics and interferometry test reports are now standard with all AG Optical Systems telescopes

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Astronomical/Scientific Optical Systems                                                  

Imaging Dall Kirkham Imaging Harmer Wynne
Premium, highly corrected F6.7 optical system providing diffraction-limited, wide field of views (sub 6 micron RMS spot sizes* over 65 mm image circle) designed to cover large chip CCD cameras.  See more details on the Imaging Dall Kirkham page.

Optical grade FUSED QUARTZ optics with interferometry test report standard.

Class leading quality and performance with CNC machined components, master optician hand figured optics tested as a system, and best in class customer service.

Optional Optec Gemini rotating focuser upgrade with class-leading pricing.

 "So, to say the least, I am very pleased with your scope.... you really know how to build them." Gerald M. - OK, USA

Fast, compact wide field, corrected astrograph with F3.85 speed in 14.5", 16" and 20" apertures.

Optec Gemini rotating focuser standard.

Optical grade FUSED QUARTZ optics standard.

Mechanically and thermall stable carbon fiber truss tube assembly.

See more details on the Imaging Harmer Wynne page.

Custom Systems and Carbon Fiber Composite Parts                

Custom System Carbon Fiber Parts
Our staff has decades of experience solving complex problems for scientific, military, and commercial applications.  Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements. Rugged, lightweight, thermally stable carbon fiber composite parts and honeycomb core tubes in large diameters up to 72" long.  See more details on the carbon fiber page.

AG Optical Systems, LLC.

AG Optical Systems LLC specializes in the design, development, and production of high-resolution imaging systems.  Founded in 2010 by optical designer and engineer Dave Tandy, AG Optical Systems has grown every year and has telescopes located across the US and in countries as far reaching as Russia, Israel, Japan,  Italy, and New Zealand.  AG Optical Systems LLC continues to grow and will be providing premium optical systems for years to come.

View of 12.5" Imaging Dall Kirkham astrograph.

Carbon Fiber Truss Structure


SolidWorks 3D CAD Design Optical Tube Assembly