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William Optics FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor - A-F98-P

William Optics   ——   SKU: WIL-A-F98-P
$2,953.62 CAD
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William Optics FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor

  • Features a top-quality triplet f/6.3 air-spaced objective, one of the best WO ever made
  • This scope is extremely sharp and has great color correction. It is ideal for doing astrophotography
  • Precision optics designed by Russian designer A. Strakhov with FPL-53 glass and fully STM coated

The FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor from William Optics is a portable, high quality, low dispersion, versatile APO telescope designed for individuals who want a very high quality instrument in a relatively compact package. Reviewed on Sky at Night (December 2008) astronomy magazine with great success! This telescope includes solid CNC-machined mounting rings in the price. Exhibits pure William Optics quality fit and finish: powder-painted white CNC-machined aluminum tube, golden finish, retractable dew shield, anodized 360deg rotatable Crayford focuser, and a dew shield dust cap.

The FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor from William Optics has a new rotatable 3.5" Rack & Pinion focuser, smooth and precise, ideal for use during astrophotography. It can be fully locked and will not flex or slip even with a very heavy camera load. No more compression rings for 2"/1.25" adapter; since this scope features a WO RotoLock Focuser. Focuser can be fully locked with a simple adjustment. The focuser’s tension can be easily set by the user. The focuser is also 360deg rotatable for convenience. The scope provides large aluminum adjustment knobs and a graduated scale for precise camera alignment. An aluminum fine knob protection cover is also included.

An optional dedicated field flattener lens is available.  2" & 1.25" adapters included.
All with brass anti-marring compression rings. Includes a high quality soft carrying case and a 2-year warranty from WO.

Aperture 98mm
Focal Ratio F/6.3
Focal Length 618mm
Objective Type Air-spaced Triplet, Fluorite Apochromatic objective
Lens Shade Retractable
R&P Focuser 3.5" 360° Rotating Camera-angle Adjuster
New RotoLock Focuser  (no more compression rings for 2"/1.25" adapter
100mm Focuser Travel Length
1.25" Adapter Provided
Type of Mount Mounting Rings
Tube Length 513mm (Fully Retracted)
600mm (Fully Extended)
Tube Weight 5.18 kg
William Optics FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor - A-F98-P for $2953.62 at Khan Scope Centre William Optics FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor - A-F98-P for $2953.62 at Khan Scope Centre William Optics FLT98 Fluorite ED Air Spaced APO Triplet Refractor - A-F98-P for $2953.62 at Khan Scope Centre