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APM - LZOS Apo 152 / 1200 CNC-LW II
APM - LZOS Apo 152 / 1200 CNC-LW II
APM - LZOS Apo 152 / 1200 CNC-LW II
APM - LZOS Apo 152 / 1200 CNC-LW II

APM - LZOS Apo 152 / 1200 CNC-LW II

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    Estimated Arrival: Between Feb 28 and Mar 12. *ETA to USA Only

    The 152 mm, 1200 mm FL, Apo tube is now redesigned to be more compact and lighter than previous models. It can now be considered a fully portable high end Apo that is solidly at home on medium sized, easily portable and relatively inexpensive mounts. This model can be enjoyed visually with any binoviewer / diagonal combination without the use of a barlow / corrector or photographically with our matched field flattener / reducer covering fullformat CCD chips and film cameras up to 6x7 cm format with pinpoint stars across the entire field even into the corners. Its color correction and performance / optical quality is unbeaten in this size.

    The tubes are made in Germany with non-compromising mechanical quality. The dew cap slides smoothly over the tube without producing any paint scratches. The focuser is a full 3.5" size. It rotates smoothly and with zero image shift. This zero shift rotation is very important when your camera has already achieved its best focus and you would like to rotate it to the best position. The finder bracket has a quick exchange style screw system and is mounted on the rotatable focuser, which allows focuser rotation to bring the finder scope to the most comfortable observing position. The focuser comes with large anodized focuser knobs and moves extremely smooth when racking. The focuser comes with a screwed on 3.5" / 2" adapter and an 2" / 1 1/4" clamp ring style adapter to protect your eyepieces and diagonals from scratches. The tube rings are flat on both sides and offer three tapped 1/4 inch holes perpendicular to the tube line with the outer two hole´s center to center spacing of 60 mm. The center tapped hole can be used for different mounting plates with only a single center hole. The tube´s internal baffles are matched for a large useable photographic field. This system with the matched field flattener for full format CCD chips and film cameras up to 6x7 cm offers a image circle of appropriate size. This 152 /1200 is not only a wonderfull powerfull visual apo for lower power widefield observations and highest power, highest contrast planetary and double star observations, but also a superb imaging machine.

    Delivered With Order:
    • Optical tube with retractable dewshield
    • Set CNC tube rings
    • 3.5" Starlight Focuser with attached bracket for 50 mm viewfinder, both 360° rotatable
    • Adapter 3.5"/2" with new comprehensive eyepiece clamp
    • 2"/1.25" adapter with brass eyepiece clamp
    • 2" Extensiontube 80 mm
    • Test report
    • 2 Dustcaps
    Type of telescope: 3-element SuperED Apo Refractor

    Lens: 3-element SuperED

    Color: white

    Tube material: Aluminium

    Aperture: 152 mm

    Focal ratio: f/7.9

    Focal length: 1200 mm

    Coating: Multicoated

    Resolution: 0.76"

    Limit value: 12.7 mag

    Max. useful visual power: 300 x

    Backfokus: 220 mm

    Focuser: 3.5" Starlight Feather Touch, 360° rotatable

    Connection to eyepiece: 3.5" to 2" and 2" to 1 1/4"

    Viewfinder: Bracket for 50 mm Viewfinder, Viewfinder optional

    Tube diameter: 170 mm

    Length during observing: 1210 mm

    Transportation length: 1075 mm

    Dewcap diameter: 196 mm

    Length of dewcap: 300 mm

    Width of tuberings: 2 Tuberings each 24 mm

    Threads in tuberings: 1/4 Zoll 3 x

    Distance of threads: centric and 60 mm

    Tube weight: 29 lb incl. Tuberings

    Included accessories: Adaptor 3.5"/2" and 2"/1 1/4" with Brass Clamp, 2" Extension tube 80 mm, set of Tuberings, Testreport, 2 Covers

    Case: optional

    Eyepiece adapter: to 2" and 1.25"

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    APM products do not qualify for our 30 day return policy.

    Custom Orders

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    If your engraved item needs to be repaired within 30 days of purchase, please reach out to us and we will have the product repaired or replaced, re-engrave if necessary, and return it to you in new condition.

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    Some APM products are subject to import duties and/or taxes which you will be notified to pay at the time of delivery. 

    We do our best to take care of your shipping costs; however, special order products like these may come with a small additional cost to our customers. 

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