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APM 152mm f/8 Doublet OTA with 2.5" ZTA Rotation Focuser

SKU : AM-152-1200-FPL51/LA-D-2.5ZTA

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  • Features a Doublet lens cell using ED glass of FPL-51 complimented by a Lanthanum element to maximize performance
  • Consistency is assured and each telescope goes through an interferometrical test at the 532nm (green) wavelength before shipping
  • New 2.5" focuser is a Rack and Pinion type, with 1:10 focusing

Product Details

  • The 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 price. The 152-1200ED features a Doublet lens cell using ED glass of FPL-51 complimented by a Lanthanum 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.

    With a generous 1200mm focal length, the 152-1200ED 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 2.5" 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.

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

  • specifications

    Aperture152mm (6")
    Dawes Limit0.76 arcseconds
    Focal Length1200mm
    Focal Ratiof/7.9
    Highest Magnification304x
    Light Gathering Power472x
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    Tube Diameter156 mm/9.37 inches
    Tube Length1220mm
    Tube Weight18.6 lb
  • included items

    • Optical Tube
    • 1 Pair of Tuberings
    • 2.5" Focuser with 1:10 Microfocusing
    • 2"/1.25" del. adapter
    • Shoe for Finderbracket
    • Carrying Case

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