Meade 80mm ED APO Triplet Refractor For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can beat a true triple-element Apochromatic Refractor (APO). With 10:1 reduction dual speed 2" Crayford focuser, 2" diagonal and aluminum hard carry case. Meade Series 5000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available optically, and are virtually free of color fringing. More Details and Specifications Meade 80mm ED APO Triplet Refractor. Awesome visual and photographic performance in a very portable package. For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can beat a true triple-element Apochromatic Refractor (APO). Meade Series 5000 ED APO Triplets are among the finest available optically at any price. Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness as well as near zero detectable chromatic aberration or "color fringing".
Diameter is 3.1" with a focal Length of 480mm, f/6. Features a super precise dual speed 2" Crayford focuser with 10:1 gear reduction for ultra fine focus control. Standard equipment also includes a Meade Seies 5000 2" diagonal with 99% reflectivity and an aluminum hard carry case to protect your investment when not in use. Removable dew shield. Bolts to standard photo style tripod with included bracket which has 1/4-20 mounting bolts. The mounting bracket will additionally secure directly to the existing dovetail on the Meade LXD75 tripod without modification. Weight is 6.2 pounds. Tripod and eyepieces not included.
Product carries full one year Meade limited factory warranty.
Specifications for 80mm ED APO OTA (f/6) Diameter 80mm (3.1") Focal Length 480mm (f/6) Optical Design 3 element apochomatic refractor