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Sky-Watcher Evostar 72 mm APO Refractor - S11180

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SKU: SKY-S11180

Sky-Watcher 72 mm Evostar APO Refractor

  • 72 mm apochromatic refractor optical tube with 420 mm focal length (f/5.8)
  • Matched lens assembly with single ED element
  • Dual-speed 2” Crayford-type focuser
  • Package also contains tube ring attachment hardware, a Vixen-style dovetail plate, and aluminum storage case

Evostar refractors from SkyWatcher deliver the finest achievable images for their design class. Unparalleled views of both planetary and deep space wonders are presented by these doublet refractors with rich contrast against a coal-black sky. For the discerning amateur astronomer looking to invest in an exceptional instrument for both viewing and astrophotography, Sky-Watcher Evostar refractors are the logical choice.

Sky-Watcher 72 mm Evostar APO Refractor Specifications

  • Optical Design: ED Doublet
  • Focal Length: 420 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.8
  • Lens Elements: 2
  • Lens Glass: Matched lens assembly with one ED element
  • Focuser: 2" Dual-Speed Crayford
  • OTA Length: 3.5"
  • OTA Outer Diameter: 2.2"
  • Weight with Accessories: 4.3 lbs.

Please Note: The Evostar 72 does not include a 2" to 1.25" adapter for the 2" focuser, and is sold separately. We recommend the Apertura Self-Centering 2" to 1.25" Adapter for times when you want to insert 1.25" accessories straight into the focuser. Otherwise, a 2" diagonal with adapter is a good investment. See the Recommended Accessories section, above, for a selection .