About this product
Part Number: A-Z126IIGD-RP33
NEW 2020 model with 3.3 inch R & P Focuser & Saddle Handle Bar.
The NEW William Optics Zenithstar 126 APO features an air-spaced doublet lens with an Ohara FPL-53 ED glass element in a CNC machined ultra high precision lens cell with fully multi-coated optics for high resolution, high contrast images virtually free of false-colour.
Despite it's large 126mm objective diameter it is surprisingly compact and very solid! Many airlines will accept it as carry-on luggage. An ideal size for serious observations of deep sky objects and planets.
Versatile f/7.7 native focal ratio or f/6.2 when used with 0.8x flattener / reducer (available separately).
Supplied with mounting rings, Losmandy style dovetail bar, Saddle Handle Bar and Bahtinov mask cover.
CNC machined aluminium for a superior fit and finish.
Heavy duty, 1:10 dual speed, 3.3" rotatable V-Power Rack and Pinion focuser.
Available in Blue, Red or Gold anodised.
Ohara FPL-53 vs FPL-51 ED Glass
The dispersion properties of ED and SD glass elements are important in determining the overall colour correction. The abbe index is used to quantify the 'partial dispersion' of a particular glass. Pure Fluorite offers the highest partial dispersion at around 94.99 V, Ohara FPL-53 glass is very close to Fluorite at 94.93 V and is often referred to as Synthetic Fluorite. FPL-53 is also noticeably better than Ohara's lower spec' FPL-51 glass which offers an abbe index of 81.54 V.
- 126mm f/7.7 Doublet air-spaced APO
- CNC machined ultra-high precision lens cell
- FPL-53 ED glass element for enhanced colour correction
- 3.3 inch Heavy Duty, dual-speed Rack & Pinion focuser
- 0.8x Reducer / Flattener available separately
- Innovative Bahtinov mask cover included!
- Supplied with mounting rings, Losmandy style dovetail bar, Saddle Handle Bar and Bahtinov mask cover.
- Includes Soft Carry Case
Field of View Simulator
What's in the box
- Telescope OTA
- Mounting Rings
- CNC made Saddle Handle Bar
- Losmandy-Style Dovetail
- Bahtinov Mask Cover
- Soft Carry Case
|Aperture ||126 mm |
|Focal Ratio ||F/7.7 |
|Focal Length ||970 mm ||Image Circle ||Z126 with Flat 6A II 43mm |
|Objective Type ||ED Doublet, Air Spaced, |
Fully Multi-Coated, SMC coating.
|Lens Shade ||Retractable |
|Tube Weight ||9.94 kg - Including dovetail & rings ||Tube length ||667mm Retracted, 856mm Extended |
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