William Optics ZenithStar 61 Doublet APO Telescope - A-Z61

William Optics   ——   SKU: WIL-A-Z61BU
$644.00 CAD
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William Optics ZenithStar 61 Doublet
APO Telescope

  • 61 mm Aperture f/5.9 Imaging Refractor Telescope
  • Doublet w/ FPL-53 glass for Apochromatic performance
  • Covers full frame imaging circle (44 mm)
  • Two-speed 2" Rack & Pinion Focuser
  • Colors: Available in 3 colors, Blue, Red, and Gold
  • Includes Mounting ring and Rotatable L-Bracket
  • Weight: 1.45 kg
  • Accepts 2" standard eyepiece or accessory
  • Includes 1.25" eyepiece or accessory adapter
  • Includes Dust Cover with built-in Bahtinov Mask
  • Adjustable/Retractable Dew Shield

The William Optics ZenithStar 61 APO Telescope is a high quality Apochromatic Imaging and visual use telescope with an aperture of 61 mm and a focal length of 360 mm or an f-ratio of f/5.9. This ZenithStar 61 APO Telescope can also be used with a camera mounting system, with various T-mounts for cameras (not included).

This ZenithStar 61 APO Telescope from William Optics is available in three colors, Blue, Red, and Gold. Choose the color you wish to buy from the drop-down menu above. All three models have the same price.

If you wish to take great astro-images with a high quality APO refractor, this William Optics ZenithStar 61 APO Telescope is a great way to achieve your imaging goals. Its FPL-53 glass air-spaced doublet lens design provides images with extreme sharpness, clear details, with APO grade color correction.

New for 2019: Now, when you purchase this ZenithStar 61 APO Telescope from William Optics, you will be assured that the optical performance of this telescope achieves a Strehl Ratio of > 0.92 (Strehl) because they are testing each optical system on a Zygo Interferometer to confirm that performance specification. In addition, each telescope is star tested by William Optics professionals to guarantee the ultimate in optical performance.

Includes a Mounting ring and Rotatable L-Bracket, 2" Dual-speed Rack and Pinion Focuser, 1.25" to 2" Adapter, and the new innovative Bahtinov Mask cover. Also, this little gem of a telescope is the most versatile and portable telescope ever made by William Optics. It yields excellent and sharp images for astrophotography or for wildlife photos. It can be used visually or with digital cameras, and is compatible with the Flat 61A Field Flattener (optional purchase).

Introducing a first innovative feature in the industry: Now this ZenithStar 61 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-Z61
Telescope Type: Doublet Apochromatic Refractor
Objective Aperture: 61 mm
Focal Length: 360 mm
Focal Ratio: f/5.9
Strehl Ratio Guaranteed: > 0.92
Focuser: 2" Dual-Speed R & P Focuser
Camera Format: Full Frame/APS-C Image Compatible
Tube Color: Available in Blue, Red, or Gold
Tube Length: 230 mm (Fully Retracted); 300 mm (Extended)
Tube Weight: 1.45 kg
Compatible With: 1:1 Full Frame Flattener
T-Mount: Interchangable T-Mount Style for Compatibility
T-Rings: None, T-Rings are available as optional accessories

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