WO 66 Petzval ED Semi APO w/WO 2" SCT Diagonal for sale $300 SOLD TO Borisov THANKS
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The WO ZenithStar 66 Petzval ED Semi APO has 400 mm f6 focal length. It comes with WO 2" SCT Dielectric Diagonal in soft carrying case. Included are 2" to 1.25" eyepiece adapter, SCT thread adapter to 1.25 eyepieces, Daisy Red Dot Finder. It has a 360 deg. rotating, smooth Crayford-style focuser with locking thumbscrew, and 1:10 reduction.
The Petzval is a four element design scope. Two large elements at the front of the tube. And two small elements near the focuser. This configuration is used to achieve an extremely flat field for visual or imaging use. In the WO Petzval. The ED element is in the two small elements in the rear. Thus giving it its Semi-Apo designation. It helps correct some color distortion but due to the position and size not all of the chromatic aberration. The WO Petzval has long 61 mm drawtube travel with a drawtube locking screw allowing adjustable tension to hold extra weight. It can be used as a quality finder, a wide field telescope for viewing or photography, a guide scope, and a birding scope. When coupled with a 26mm Nagler it has a 5 deg, 23 min, or 40mm Tele Vue UltraWide it has a 6 deg, 34 minutes TFOV.
With its dew shield collapsed, the ZenithStar is right around 12.5 in length, and weighs around 5lbs. Its light weight and standard 1/4-20 L bracket means that its easily mountable on nearly any tripod.
There is a small nick/scrape on bottom of diagonal(see photo) which does not affect alignment of diagonal.
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