Sharpstar 61EDPH II f/5.5 Triplet APO Refractor Telescope

Brand: Sharpstar / Askar


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  • 61mm aperture makes this excellent for wide-field imaging.
  • Moderately fast light-gathering ability with a focal ratio of f/5.5, or f/4.5 with additional reducer/flattener.
  • Internally blackened tube to help maximize image contrast.
  • Includes tube rings, finderscope bracket, built-in dew shield, 10cm V-style dovetail plate, and 2.5-inch R&P focuser.
  • Includes 2" & 1.25" adapters for visual use with eyepieces, diagonal sold separately.
  • Note: The f/4.5 Reducer/Flattener for 61EDPH II, which is required for astrophotography, is sold separately.

Product Details

  • Designed for a better astrophotography experience than its doublet predecessor, the Sharpstar 61EDPH II apochromatic triplet is improved in a few key areas. Bringing in an improved ED element to the multi-coated glass and paired with a focal length of 335mm and focal ratio of f/5.5, this telescope provides fast light-gathering capabilities across large sections of the night sky.

    Rounding out the usability of this OTA are the attached accessories including tube rings, carrying handle, finderscope bracket, built-in dew shield, 10cm V-style dovetail plate, and a rotating 2.5-inch rack and pinion focuser. 

  • specifications

    Aperture61 mm (2.5")
    Dawes Limit1.9 arcseconds
    Focal Length335 mm
    Focal Ratiof/5.5
    Highest Magnification122x
    Light Gathering Power76x
    Optical DesignTriplet Refractor
    Tube Diameter80 mm/9.37 inches
    Tube Length235 mm
    Tube Weight5 lb
  • included items

    • 61mm Aperture Telescope
    • Anodized Tube Rings
    • Carrying Handle
    • 10cm V-Style Dovetail Plate
    • 2.5-inch Rack & Pinion Focuser
    • Built-in Dew Shield
    • Finderscope Bracket

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