The longer focal length of the Géar115 is useful for imaging smaller targets like the galaxy Messier 33 in Triangulum. This was with the 1x Adjustable Field Flattener at f/7 with a Canon R5 camera. (Alan Dyer) | SkyNews
Testing the StarField Géar115

The Canadian company StarField Optics has expanded its Géar line with a new refractor offering the unique aperture of 115mm.

Normand Fullum next to one of his creations. (Carina Ockedahl)
The mirror maker of Vaudreuil-Dorion

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