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William Optics WO Star 71 II Limited Gold Edition Petzval Imaging Telescope - A-WO71-II

William Optics   ——   SKU: WIL-A-WO71-II
$1,614.00 CAD
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William Optics WO Star 71 II Limited Gold Edition Petzval Imaging Telescope

  • 71 mm Aperture f/4.9 Imaging Refractor Telescope
  • FPL-53 glass for color free Apochromatic performance
  • Petzval Optical Design with 4 Elements
  • 4 Elements in 3 groups (2-1-1- configuration; new, unique, patented design - not a conventional objective/flattener/reducer design)
  • Covers 45 mm full frame imaging circle
  • 2.5" dual speed Rack & Pinion Focuser
  • Color scheme: Gold and White
  • Includes mounting rings and Vixen style dovetail
  • Weight: 4.19 lb / 1.9 kg (OTA only); 4.85 lb / 2.2 kg (OTA with rings and dovetail attached)
  • Focuser drawtube travel: 2.5" / 35 mm

The William Optics WO Star 71 II Limited Edition Gold Refractor is a four-element design Petzval telescope, and is provided in a beautiful Gold and white color. Because of its Petzval 4-element design, it produces a flat image plane with an image circle over 45 mm, and does not need an additional field flattener to accomplish this. This WO Star 71 II Limited Edition Gold Refractor from William Optics is beautiful to look at and it will allow you to take beautiful astro-images too, with your own preferred imaging equipment.

This Gold and White Imaging refractor from William Optics uses a patented four-element design to achieve a flat image plane with extreme sharpness out to the edge of a 45 mm image circle. Its full image circle is 48 mm in diameter. The William Optics WO Star 71 II Limited Gold Edition Petzval Imaging Refractor produces apochromatic grade color correction images to provide spectacular astro-images of your favorite objects.

Introducing a first innovative feature in the industry: Now this Star 71 II Limited Edition Gold Refractor 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 scope. Point the scope 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 scope is in exact focus for stars. Remove the dust cover cuff carefully from the objective end of the scope, and you are ready to image.

What's In The Box:

  • The WO Star 71 II Limited Gold Edition Petzval Imaging Refractor Scope
  • Two Clamshell-style Scope Mounting Rings w/ Gold knurled clamp screws
  • Two Gold Adjustable Guide Scope Rings (Guide Scope NOT included)
  • Gold Vixen-style Dovetail Plate for mounting the scope
  • Petzval 4-element design Objective w/ FPL-53 glass
  • 2.5" Dual-speed Rack & Pinion Focuser with knob cover cap
  • A soft Carrying Case for storage and transporting your scope

Specifications:

Product Number: A-WO71-II
Optical Design: Petzval 4-element design Objective w/ FPL-53 glass
Telescope Type: Apochromatic Refractor
Objective Aperture: 71 mm
Focal Length: 350.2 mm
Focal Ratio: f/4.9
Focuser: 2.5" Dual-speed Rack & Pinion
Camera Format: APS-C, Full Frame formats
Image Circle: > Full Frame (48 mm diameter)
Tube Length: 320 mm (Fully Retracted), 395 mm (Extended)
Tube Weight: 2.2 kg With Rings and Plant
T-Mount: Interchangable Style for Compatibility
Compatible: Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Pentax, Micro 4/3
T-Rings: None, T-Rings are available as optional accessories
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