Meade ED Apo Triplet 127mm refractor
Comes with Hard case and Bonus Extra solar filter
* The Meade 127mm ED Triplet APO Refractor is tailor-made for fast wide field astrophotography. * 127mm Aperture f/7.5 (950mm focal length).
* Manufactured with the finest Japanese FCD1 ED (Extremely Low Dispersion) glass. This glass is created to achieve a very small change in refractive index with different wavelengths of light.
* Package includes tube rings and dovetail bar and Aluminium Case. Meade 127mm ED Triplet APO Refractor
For crisp wide field observing and imaging, nothing can beat a true triple-element apochromatic refractor (APO). This is especially true in astrophotography, where APOs have produced some of the most beautiful images of the heavens ever taken from earth.
But not all APOs are created equal.
Today’s market is filled with semi-APOs (with two lenses instead of three) that don’t bring all the colours to focus in the refractor. Thanks to a two-year design process and a triple objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass, Meade Series 5000 ED APO Triplets are virtually free of chromatic aberration (colour fringing). This means they outperform the most expensive semi-APOs at a fraction of the cost.
It was bought from bintel for $2499 and hasn't been used much.
Meade 127mm ED Triplet APO Refractor
Expert observers will be delighted by the total absence of colour fringing and the scope’s textbook-perfect pinpoint star images. Even beginners will notice the breathtaking high contrast and resolution of a Series 5000 APO.
One astronomer commented that the Series 5000 APO “kicked butt on my semi-APO that cost twice as much.”
OTA(Optical tube assembly) Only No mount or tripod comes with it