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APM Refractor Telescope Doublet ED Apo 152 f/7.9 OTA with 3.7" focuser
APM Refractor Telescope Doublet ED Apo 152 f/7.9 OTA with 3.7" focuser
APM Refractor Telescope Doublet ED Apo 152 f/7.9 OTA with 3.7" focuser
APM Refractor Telescope Doublet ED Apo 152 f/7.9 OTA with 3.7" focuser

APM Refractor Telescope Doublet ED Apo 152 f/7.9 OTA with 3.7" focuser

Brand: APM
Item Number: APM-152-1200-FPL51/La-D-3.7ZTA

Regular price $3,200.00 $3,200.00 On Sale

  • Estimated Arrival: Between Oct 28 and Nov 12. * ETA for USA only

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    The new APM 152-1200 Doublet is a mold breaker in the 6" Refractor category. We have painstakingly engineered an optical and tube solution to bring you APM quality at an unheard of price. The new 152-1200ED features a Doublet lens cell using ED glass equivalent to FPL-51 complimented by a Lanthanum coated element to maximize performance. Our innovative combination of materials and design has resulted in optical performance far beyond the normal for a telescope of this price. As with all APM telescopes consistency is assured and each telescope goes through an interferometrical test at the 532nm (green) wavelength before shipping.

    The special feature of the 152 mm ED APO:

    •  Very high quality processed and of convincingly good optical quality
    •  Colorless optics with FLP51 glass
    •  Precise 3.7 "focuser with 1:10 mirco reduction for heavy accessories
    •  With f / 7 ideal for visual and photographic purposes
    •  CNC tube rings
    •  Carry handle
    •  Very good value for money

    With a generous 1200mm focal length, the 152-1200 ED is an impressive all-rounder. From intricate double star observing to high contrast detailed planetary views, this new scope will introduce a whole new group of Astronomy enthusiasts to APM quality.

    The new 152-1200ED is also supplied with extensive accessories. Inside the quality Aluminium transport case you will find not only a fantastic value telescope but also a newly designed 3,7" focuser, CNC tube rings incorporating a carrying handle, 330mm Losmandy style dovetail and finder bracket.

    Traditional APM quality has been applied in all areas. The new 3,7" focuser is a Rack and Pinion type, with 1:10 focusing. It remains rigid under high loads making it suitable for imaging. The attention to detail extends to areas like the 2" and 1.25" eyepiece adapters. These use a new design of collar clamp, far superior to the common brass compression rings found on lesser designs. Also new is our 2" APM  Fast Lock adapter now .

    As optional photo accessory for the ED Apo 152 f/1200 , we recommend our Riccardi Flattener APO Reducer 0.75xM82 (the focal length is reduced to 900mm at f / 5.9) or our Riccardi APO Flattener Model 2 for APO's. (please look recommended products)

    With the new 152-1200ED we believe we have created an Apochromatic Refractor of incomparable performance and value in its category.

    Delivery contains:
    • Optical Tube
    • 1 Pair of Tuberings
    • 3,7" Focuser with 1:10 Micro-focusing
    • 3" Losmandy-Style Dovetail
    • 2"/1,25" del. adapter
    • Shoe for Finderbracket
    • Carrying Case
    • Adapter M82 x 1 ID ( Backfocus 230mm )
    • Adapter M82 x 1 OD to M68 x 1 ID
    • Adapter M68 x 1 OD to M63 x 1 ID
    • Adapter M63 x 1 OD to 2" APM Fast Lock  ( backfocus 180mm)
    Specs
    Type of Telescope  Doublet ED-Apochromat
    Lens Doublet ED Apo with FPL51 Element
    Color black / white
    Tube Material Aluminum
    Aperture 152mm
    Focal Ratio f/7.9
    Focal Length 1200mm
    Coating Broadband Multicoated
    Resolution 0.76"
    Limit Value 12.7 mag
    Max. Useful Visual Power 300x
    Backfocus 180mm
    Focuser 3.7" R&P Focuser, Rotation 360°
    Connection to Eyepiece M68, 2" and 1.25"
    Viewfinder none supplied
    Tube Diameter 156mm
    Length During Observing 1220mm
    Transportation Length 1020mm
    Dewcap Diameter
    186mm
    Case  Yes
    Case Weight 26.4 lbs
    Total Weight 55.66 lbs
    Eyepiece Adapter to 2" and 1.25"
    Tube Weight 25.6 lb incl. Tuberings and 3" Dovetail, 20.6 lb Tube only without Caps
    152mm Interferometric Spot Diagram

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