The SkyWatcher Evostar 150ED Apochromat refractor completes the impressive range of Evostar ED doublets boasting a 150mm of clear aperture. With the f8 focal ratio the 1200mm of focal length allows for superb all round performance for serious visual observing and imaging of the Solar system and faint deep sky targets. Supplied in a sturdy case it can be transported safely and easily in virtually any car to dark sky sites.
Many astronomers aspire to owning a 6" Apo refractor, these have long been unaffordable for many, until now!
Optical tube assembly
Dual speed crayford focuser
45mm dovetail bar
There are various options available to mount this optical tube, SkyWatcher EQ6 class mounts can easily cope with this tube as well as various alt az options such as the SkyTee 2 or Altair Sabre for visual observers.Optical Quality
Apochromatic Refractors, with their unobstructed aperture, text-book diffraction patterns and high contrast produce the sharpest, highest quality optical imaging available, bar-none, aperture for aperture, of any telescope optical design. The premium Evostar-150ED Apo doublet features an special combination of one Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass element and a matching crown element providing excellent corrections.
Each air-to-glass objective lens surface has exotic anti-reflection metallic coatings applied, to ensure optimum light transmission of approaching an extraordinary 99.5%.
The proprietary Sky-Watcher Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHC) are the finest photon anti-rejection coatings in their class. Features
Objective Lens Diameter: 150mm
Telescope Focal Length: 1200mm (f/8)
Dual-Speed 11:1 2 Crayford Focuser
Supplied with Tube Rings & 45mm Mounting Plate
Aluminium Carrying CaseEvostar 150ED review by Daniel Mounsey