Questar Standard 3.5 has
long been regarded
as the finest
personal telescope in the world.
In addition to the telescope's
legendary resolution, flatness of field and contrast, the Standard
has integrated features that are unavailable with other telescopes.
control box has two (2) viewing ports with flick knob selection.
It provides three power changes per eyepiece, an internal finder
and two telescopic powers. Included
also are a star-diagonal prism, solar filter for finder lens,
off-axis glass solar filter, and focusable eyepiece diopter. The
barrel rotates for
viewing height adjustment and is silk-screened with a
functional Moon Map.
The removable dewcap is a Star Chart. The equatorial fork
mount is brushed cast aluminum, aircraft polyurethane
friction drive alt-azimuth controls.
It includes an AC powered synchronous clock drive motor and declination
clamp. The setting circle for Right Ascension and Declination
is fully functional. The RA circle is universal for northern and
southern hemispheres. The Standard stores in a carrying case that
has pockets for the included tabletop legs, extra eyepiece, solar
Filter and AC adapter cord, as well as a pocket for the optional