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OTA 72/420mm Skywatcher ED-APO EvoStar

Code: BDapo72set

  • 72 mm apochromatic refractor with matched lens assembly with one ED element
  • 420 mm focal length (f/5.8)
  • Dual-speed 2” Crayford-type focuser
  • Tube-ring attachment hardware with V-style dovetail plate
  • Aluminum case

Price: $487
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Optical Design ED Doublet
Lens Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
True Aperture (mm) 72
Primary Aperture (mm) 72
F/Ratio 5.9
Focal Length (mm) 420
Observational Info  
Dawes Limit 1.61
Rayleigh Limit 1.94
Limiting Mag. 11.7
Minimum Magnification 10
Maximum Magnification 142
General Info  
Focuser 2" Dual Speed Crayford
OTA Length (Retract/Ext.) 16.5"
OTA Outer Diameter 3.5"
OTA Weight (with accessories) 4.3
Mounting Accessories Rings/V-Rail
Included Case Yes

Sharp and colorfree image, compact size. Ideal for traveling, and widefield astrophotography. The dual-speed Crayford focuser is precise. It is possible to easily attach a finder scope from any of the SkyWatcher's 6x30 or 9x50 model.

It is lightweight, weight is only 1.94 kgs with tuberings and dovetail plate. It is also great as a spotting scope, it can be attached to a lightweight SkyWatcher Pronto, or AZ5 mount.

Comes with 1:10 dual speed Crayford focuser, tuberings, dovetail plate and aluminum hard case.

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