Apertura 72mm FPL-53 Doublet APO Refractor
Featuring a 72mm aperture and 430mm focal length, this appealing f/6 doublet apochromatic refractor design delivers superb color correction and sharpness for your resulting images.
This 72mm refractor from Apertura is suitable for use as both a visual instrument and as an astrophotography tool. It provides clear images of several night sky objects and comes with plenty of accessories to help augment your telescope system.
Blackened lens edges help eliminate internal reflections that would otherwise reduce contrast. There are also internal light baffles within the OTA and 14 micro baffles in the focuser drawtube to enhance contrast.
Dual-Speed Rack & Pinion Focuser
The Apertura 72EDR Refractor boasts a 2" Dual-Speed Rack & Pinion Focuser with the capacity for 10:1 micro focusing. Maintains focus while observing or imaging and is particularly advantageous when capturing wide field images.
- 1.25" & 2" Compression Ring Accessory Holders: The 2" and 1.25" compression ring accessory holders are non-marring tools that will safely hold your diagonals and other accessories in place during observation and photography sessions.
- Vixen Dovetail Plate with Tube Rings: This Vixen Dovetail plate will attach to any dovetail saddle, mount, or tripod with a 1/2-20 thread screw. The tub rings keep a sturdy hold on your Apertura refractor as well.
- Retractable Lens Shade: This lens shade is self-storing and helps keep most of the unwanted light from neighbors and other buildings at bay.
This Product Comes with the Apertura Absolute Warranty!
- Two-Year Warranty against product defects.
- Three-Year Accident Replacement Program that begins after your initial 2 year warranty expires.
- Your Apertura Absolute Warranty is transferable.
Download a copy of the Apertura Absolute Warranty for more information on this program, how to make a claim, and why it is important to keep your original receipt and the product's original boxes & packaging!
- Apertura 72mm f/6 FPL-53 Doublet APO Refractor
- 2" Dual-Speed Rack & Pinion Focuser
- 2" and 1.25" Compression Ring Accessory Holders
- Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate
- Tube Rings
- Retractable Lens Shade
- Dust Cap
Dimensions & Specifications
- Optics: Ohara FPL-53 ED Glass Refractor
- Number of Refractor Elements: 2
- Aperture: 72mm
- Focal Length: 430mm
- Focal Ratio: f/6
- Lowest Useful Magnification: 11x
- Highest Useful Magnification: 143x
- Focuser: 2" Dual-Speed Rack & Pinion Focuser with 10:1 Microfocus
- Fully Retracted Length: 12"
- Fully Extended Length: 15"
- Dew Shield Diameter: 3"
- OTA Weight: 4.8 lbs.
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Apertura Absolute Warranty: Initial 2 year warranty against product defects, followed by a 3 year accident replacement program.
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