William Optics FLT 132 Triplet Air-Spaced APO Telescope - A-F132xxIII-FTR

William Optics   ——   SKU: WIL-A-F132RDIII-FTR
$6,460.00 CAD
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William Optics FLT 132 Triplet Air-Spaced
APO Telescope

  • 132 mm Aperture f/7 Imaging Refractor Telescope
  • Triplet w/ FPL-53 glass for Apochromatic performance
  • Covers full frame imaging circle (44 mm)
  • Two-speed 3.5" Dual-speed Feather Touch Focuser
  • Includes 3" Rotolock Adapter
  • Colors: Available in 2 colors, Red, and Gold
  • Includes: 2 Mounting rings, 2 Guiding Rings, and Handle
  • Weight: 9 kg (19.84 lb)
  • Includes Dust Cover with built-in Bahtinov Mask
  • Adjustable/Retractable Dew Shield
  • Losmandy style Dovetail Plate
  • Includes Soft Carry Bag

The William Optics FLT 132 APO Telescope is a high quality Apochromatic Imaging and visual use telescope with an aperture of 132 mm and a focal length of 925 mm or an f-ratio of f/7. This FLT 132 APO Telescope from William Optics can be used with a camera mounting system, with various T-mounts for cameras (not included), or equally well as a visual observing instrument. Features a top-quality triplet air-spaced objective, designed by a leading designer with FPL-53 glass. The telescope utilizes precision optics with STM coatings. This FLT 132 APO telescope is extremely sharp and has great color correction which is ideal for astrophotography. It is a joy to use. You will be blown away by the small details you can observe through this APO 132 mm; fine details of DSOs, stunning resolution both visually or for astrophotography. Until yesterday this was only something you could dream about, at this price!

You will be astonished by the images you get. If you wish to take great astro-images with a high quality APO refractor, this William Optics FLT 132 APO Telescope is the ultimate way to achieve your imaging goals, with its focal length of 925 mm. Its FPL-53 glass air-spaced Triplet lens design provides images with extreme sharpness, clear details, with APO color correction. Just as great for doing visual observations. This William Optics FLT 132 APO Telescope will be a main attraction and a hit at every star party you attend.

Incorporates the 3.5" Feather Touch Rack & Pinion heavy duty focuser, which is ideal to use with astro-imaging, providing ideal focusing ability with no image shift. The 132 mm objective is a great size for both wide-field and planetary visual observations, and its apochromatic performance makes it ideal for imaging. This is a do-it-all telescope with stunning optical performance. It is worthwhile to note that the size and weight of the telescope will require a suitable mount in order to do astro-imaging.

The FLT 132 APO Telescope from William Optics incorporates the finest triplet objective with a new center element. This product is available in two colors, Red or Gold. Choose the color you want to buy in the options below the images.

Includes dual Mounting rings, 3.5" Dual-speed Feather Touch Focuser which is 360° rotatable for convenience, Losmandy style Dovetail Plate, CNC Carrying Handle, and the new innovative Bahtinov Mask cover. It can be used visually or with digital cameras, and is compatible with a Field Flattener (optional purchase). This telescope package also includes the WO 3" Rotolock Adapter, and a premium soft Carrying Case for storage and transportation. NOTE: a 2"-1.25" Rotolock Adapter is an optional purchase and not included.

Introducing a first innovative feature in the industry: Now this FLT 132 APO Telescope from William Optics comes standard with a dust cover that has a built-in, clear Bahtinov Mask for perfect focusing every time. Simply remove the flat front cover plate, leaving the dust cover cuff in place on the telescope. Point the telescope at a bright star, and focus carefully. When the bright central diffraction spike looks exactly centered between the other two spikes forming an "X", then your telescope is in exact focus for stars. Remove the dust cover cuff carefully from the objective end of the telescope, and you are ready to image.


Product Number: A-F132xxIII-FTR
Telescope Type: Triplet Air-Spaced Apochromatic Refractor
Objective Aperture: 132 mm
Focal Length: 925 mm
Focal Ratio: f/7
Focuser: 3.5" Dual-Speed Feather Touch Focuser
Accessory Mounting: Includes 3" WO RotoLock Adapter
Camera Connection: 360° Rotatable
Camera Format: Full Frame/APS-C Image Compatible 36 mm Image Circle with minimal aberrations
Tube Color: Red, or Gold
Tube Length: 78 cm (Fully Retracted); 104 cm (Extended)
Tube Weight: 9 kg (19.84 lb)
Compatible With: 1:1 Full Frame Flattener
T-Mount: Interchangable T-Mount Style for Compatibility
Bag: Yes, Includes a Quality Soft Carry Bag
T-Rings: None, T-Rings are available as optional accessories

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