New PlaneWave Instruments website

Professional top quality telescopes for space tech, research institutes and high end amateurs

Dear Customers,

since the company was founded in 2006, PlaneWave has specialised in producing professional astrographs. The range extends from the 30 cm telescopes to complete telescope with up to 1 m aperture. As an official EU distributor, we are pleased to present the PlaneWave product range to you within an appropriate web presence. At you will find an overview of telescopes, mounts and accessories from the US


Baader Planetarium: The sealed solutionTurnkey Observatories  – The Sealed Solution

The combination of PlaneWave products with domes from Baader Planetarium results in complete solutions that are difficult to beat in terms of sustainability and performance.

Baader Planetarium specializes in erecting turnkey observatories utilizing mainly PlaneWave CDK-, IRDK- and RC- telescopes with professional CCD-camera equipment. With its telescopes and mounts, PlaneWave provides an optical and technical basis which, in conjunction with Baader dome technology, leads to turnkey solutions which ensure the quality of the optics and the entire technology for many years to come.

PlaneWave Highlights

  • Simple collimation and achievable centering tolerance
  • Free from off-axis coma, off-axis astigmatism, and curvature of field
  • Perfect flat field all the way out to the edge of the largest CCD sensors available today
  • A full line of CDK-, IRDK and Ritchey-Chrétien (RC) telescopes
  • Unprecedented price/performance ratio for a telescope of this quality and aperture


NEW: Your personal Shopping Cart

The products of PlaneWave Instruments are not available online, but you can use the newly designed "inquiry basket"  to put together your desired products and send us an inquiry without obligation. We shall gladly to advice you!

Planewave Instruments Planewave Instruments

Planewave liveNEW: PlaneWave Live

Images from renowned astrophotographers, videos from our dome and telescope installations, informative articles and interesting customer reviews at a glance. A wealth of information awaits you.




NOT NEW: mistakes will happen...

Even though we tried our best, at the beginning not everything may work as it should. Spelling mistakes and other bugs are of course possible as well, so unfortunately we have to reserve the right for errors. But we are happy if you report them to us! Help us improve the website.

We appreciate your comments and hope you enjoy exploring our new website.




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