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TS CF-APO 180mm f/7 FDC100 triplet apo
This large Apo is a gem in any observatory. It is the largest apochromat in our CF series and one of the largest mass-produced apochromats in our range. Weighing 19kg, the Apo needs a stronger mount, such as Celestron's CGX-L, 10Micron's GM2000, or Skywatcher's EQ8.
Astrophotography with the TS CF-Apo:
The large 180mm CF APO with the 4.2" RAP focuser enables astrophotography at the highest level. All common 1.0x correctors can be attached to the focuser. With the optional, specially designed 180mm APO With the 0.8x calculated reducer/corrector, you get a perfectly corrected image field up to full frame at a fast f/5.6. This allows you to fully expose high resolution objects in just one night.The corrector is linked in the area of accessories.
The lens of the TS CF-APO
The high-performance air-gapped triple lens has two APO elements. One of them is FDC100, which is comparable to FPL53. The result is good color correction despite the relatively fast f/7 aperture. The lenses are of course adjustable and are optimally adjusted before shipment.
The mechanics of the TS CF-APO
The mechanics are just as important as the lens. The solid tube has internal screens for the best possible contrast. The 4.2" RAP focuser is designed for heavy loads and works without tilting. Of course, in addition to the threads for the correctors, the focuser also offers 360° rotation. The CNC tube rings are light and yet , stable.There is one on the base Losmandy style dovetail bar attached.
||Triplet lens, air-spaced
||FPL55 and lanthanum glass
||Adjustable cell - reinforced
||Multi-coating on every glass-air surface
||140 mm from the 2" receptacle of the focuser
|Connecting element focuser tube:
||Length 100 mm - removable - this extends the working distance to 240 mm.
|Connectors eyepiece side:
||1.25", 2", M63x1 female thread, M92x1 female thread
|Telescope length (min.):
|Diameter dew shield:
|Dew shield travel:
|Weight of the optical tube:
|Outer dimensions transport case:
||133 x 43 x 43 cm (LxWxH)