About Tele Vue
TeleVue.com:  About > About Tele Vue > Chronology
Chronology of Product Introductions
Year Telescopes Eyepieces Accessories
1977     Television Projection Lens 343mm, f/2.6*
1978     Television Projection Lens 279mm, f/1.8*
1979 Al Nagler begins design on telescopes and eyepieces for fellow amateur astronomers.    
1980   Plössls: 55, 26*, 17*, 10.4*, 7.4*
Naglers: 13*, 9*, 4.8*
1.25" Barlow: 2.5x*
 
1981 MPT: 5", 500mm, f/4* Plössls: 40, 21*, 13* 2" Solid aluminum machined mirror diagonal
1982   Plössl: 32
Wide Fields: 40*, 32*, 24*, 19*
 
1983 nuttin' - Al took a rest    
1984 Renaissance: 550mm, f/5.5* Wide Field: 15*
Naglers: 11*, 7*
 
1985   1.25" Barlow: 1.8x*  
1986   Nagler Type 2: 20*, 16*, 12*  
1987 Oracle: 560mm, f/7.4*    
1988 Genesis: 500mm f/5.0*    
1989   2" 2x Big Barlow
Paracorr *
 
1990 nuttin' - Al took another rest    
1991 Solaris Solar Telescope*
Pronto: 450mm, f/6.4*
  Starbeam Unit Power Finder
1992 Pronto: 480mm , f/6.8 * Panoptics : 35, 22*, Interface*  
1993 Genesis-sdf *
Renaissance-sdf
: 540mm, f/5.4*
   
1994   Panoptics: 27, 15*  
1995 Ranger: 480mm, f/6.8* Plössls: 25, 20, 15, 11, 8
1.25" Barlows: 2x, 3x
Bino Vue
1996 TV-101*
Renaissance-101
: 540mm, f/5.4*
TV-140: 700mm, f/5.0*
Panoptic: 19  
1997 Al rests yet again.
Newton: "A body at rest tends to stay at rest..."
   
1998 TV-85: 600mm, f/7
Bizarro-85: 600mm, f/7*
1.25" Powermates: 5x, 2.5x
Nagler Type 4: 22, 17, 12
Radians : 18*, 14*, 12*, 10*, 8*, 6*, 5*, 4*, 3
Bino Vue 2x Amplifier/Corrector
1999   2.0" Powermate: 4x
Nagler Type 5: 31
0.8x Reducer
99% Everbrite diagonal
2000 TV-102 *
Renaissance-102
: 880mm, f/8.6 *
Visual Paracorr*  
2001 NP-101: 540mm, f/5.4
TV-76: 480mm,f/6.3
Nagler Type 5: 16
Nagler Type 6: 13, 9, 7, 5
Nagler 3-6 Zoom
Sol-Searcher (Sun Finder)
Universal Finder Mount
90 degree flip-mirror Starbeam
2002 TV-102i: for Bino-Vue* Nagler Type 5: 26
Panoptic: 24
2.0" Powermate: 2x
60 degree Everbrite diagonal
2003 NP-127 : 660mm f/5.2 *
TV-60: 360mm f/6.0
Nagler Type 5: 20mm
Nagler Type 6
: 11, 3.5, 2.5
Panoptic: 41
Nagler 2-4 Zoom
Mars Filters
BirdScope.com established
Focus Lever*
Bandmate OIII Filter
Bandmate NebuStar Filter
2004     X-Y Adjustable Mount
Quick Release Universal Finder Mount
2005 TV60is : 360mm, f/6 - imaging system * DIOPTRX Astigmatism Correctors
Click-Stop 8-24mm Zoom for DIOPTRX*
Focusmate
Eyeguard extender
2006 Imaging System ("is") Telescopes
NP-101is: 540mm, f/5.4
NP-127is: 660mm f/5.2
TV102iis : 880mm, f/8.6 *
DIOPTRX Adapter for 24/19 Pan, N20T5 & NT6
Paracorr for SBIG*
Focusmate Driver
Imaging System Components
(Extension tubes, correctors, reducers, indicators)
2007   Ethos: 13mm 100° eyepiece
Universal Paracorr*
for imaging with Newtonians
Focusmaster
Auto-focus electronics
for Focusmate driver
2008   Ethos: 6, 8, & 17mm  
2009  

Ethos : 10mm & 21mm

Imaging System: 1.5x Extender for NP101is / NP127is*
2010 Ethos: 3.7mm SX
Paracorr Type-2
2011 Delos: 10, 6mm
Ethos: 4.7mm SX
2012 Delos: 17.3, 14, 12, 8, 4.5, & 3.5mm
2013 Planetary Filter
2014 NP-127fli: 680mm, f/5.3 Astrograph BIG Paracorr
Year Telescopes Eyepieces Accessories
*Denotes a retired productSee complete, clickable Product List.

Copyright © 2003-2014 Tele Vue Optics, Inc., 32 Elkay Dr, Chester, NY, 10918 · Call for advice: 1-845-469-4551 (9am-5pm ET)