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Apertura 72mm FPL-53 Doublet APO Refractor - 72EDR

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Apertura 72mm FPL-53 Doublet APO Refractor

Apertura's attractive refracting telescope has an aperture of 72mm, a focal length of 430mm, and a focal ratio of f/6. The Doublet APO design of this refracting telescope means that users are treated to APO color correction and crisp images!

Whether you want to use this telescope for visual observations or astrophotography, this 72mm refractor will provide clear images of many celestial objects, and it has many accessories to help you establish a complete telescope set up.

The lens edges are blackened to help eliminate internal reflections that would otherwise reduce contrast. There are also internal light baffles within the OTA and 14 micro baffles in the focuser drawtube. These baffles enhance contrast!

Rack & Pinion Focuser

The 60mm Apertura APO Refractor has a rack & pinion focuser with 10:1 micro focusing knobs. The 2" focuser is great for holding focus while observing or imaging. This focus works particularly well with those looking to participate in wide-field imaging.

Apertura 72EDR Included Accessories

  • 1.25" & 2" Compression Ring Accessory Holders : The 2" and 1.25" compression ring accessory holders are non-marring tools that will safely hold your diagonals and other accessories in place during observation and photography sessions.
  • Vixen Dovetail Plate with Tube Rings : This Vixen Dovetail plate will attach to any dovetail saddle, mount, or tripod with a 1/2-20 thread screw. The tub rings keep a sturdy hold on your Apertura refractor as well.
  • Retractable Lens Shade : This lens shade is self-storing and helps keep most of the unwanted light from neighbors and other buildings at bay.

Apertura 72mm APO Refractor Specifications

  • Optics Type: Refractor
  • Aperture: 72mm
  • Focal Length: 430mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Elements: 2
  • Focuser: 2" Rack & Pinion
  • OTA Weight: 4.8 lb.

This Product Comes with the Apertura Absolute Warranty!

  • Two-Year Warranty against product defects.
  • Three-Year Accident Replacement Program that begins after your initial 2 year warranty expires.
  • Your Apertura Absolute Warranty is transferable.

Download a copy of the Apertura Absolute Warranty for more information on this program, how to make a claim, and why it is important to keep your original receipt and the product's original boxes & packaging!