Polar Scopes

Astro-Physics has offered 5 different polar scopes over the years. This page will help you Identify the polar scope you own.

PASILL
This is the original model which was shipped until January 2000.

Instruction Manual for PASILL -
PDF

PASILL2
This model shipped from January 2001 through July 2002. It was sold with either a battery pouch or cable.

Instruction Manual for PASILL2 -
(06-12-01) PDF

PASILL3
This model shipped from August 2002 until July 2005. Its reticle had 3 epoch markings (1990, 2000 & 2010) for the north and crosshair markings for the 2 alignment stars in the south.

Instruction Manual for PASILL3 -
(09-24-02) PDF

PASILL4
This model shipped from August 2005 until January 2010. It had a reticle that is marked for 4 Epochs: 2005, 2010, 2020 and 2030.


PASILL4L
The PASILL4L model is identical to the PASILL4 except that a battery pack is no longer included. Astro-Physics provides an LED illuminator that is powered directly from the mount control box with this unit. This version began shipping February 2010. It has a reticle that is marked for 4 Epochs: 2005, 2010, 2020 and 2030.

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