Robust, suitable for travel, with excellent optics, the new Omegon Pro APO AP 106 is one of the latest editions of the Omegon Pro APO lineup that was designed for astrophotographers and visual observers who want high performing contrast and performance. With an aperture of just over 4 inches, this telescope is a great travel companion, while still being able to gather plenty of light.
As the Omegon team notes about their ProApo lineup, “These are apochromatic refractors with which you can enjoy needle-sharp star images. The ProApo series consists of doublet and triplet apochromats with ED glass, which guarantee a sharp contrast and impressive pure-color images. All-in-all, these are high-end telescopes for discerning observers.”
The Omegon Pro APO AP 106 triplet apo with FCD100 ED objective lens provides a true-color and high-contrast image. Internal baffles prevent reflections to ensure observable contrast for both observing and astrophotography. With the 3.5-inch hybrid focuser with 1:10 reduction you can attach heavy accessories weighing up to 10kg.
The combination carrying handle/rail makes the Omegon Pro APO AP 106 practical for transporting and mounting other accessories such as a guide scope. The telescope also includes CNC tube clamps, GP level mounting rail, finder shoe and pull-out dew shield.
The robust 3.5″ focuser provides the ability to use a wide variety of cameras from APS-C to full-frame sensors and achieves great results thanks to the interplay between the objective lens and focuser. The focuser utilizes hybrid technology comprising a rack (angled grooves) and ball bearings. This means that focusing is smooth and accurate while keeping the load-bearing capability and stability high even when attaching heavy cameras and equipment.
In addition to the classic 2-inch connector (with 1.25-inch reducer adapter) for eyepieces and cameras, there is also a 63mm thread to offer easy and stable attachment of a flattener or reducer.
The Omegon Pro APO AP 106 specifications include:
– Aperture: 106mm
– Focal length: 700mm
– Aperture ratio: f/6.6
– Resolving capacity: 1.08
– Limit value: 11.9 mag
– Light gathering capacity: 230
– Max. useful magnification: 212
– Lens design: Triplet
– Glass material: HOYA FCD-100
– Tube weight: 6kg
– Tube length: 560mm
– Tube material: Aluminum
– Coating: FMC
– Stray light baffles in the OTA: Yes
– Dew cap diameter: 145mm
You can learn more about Omegon Pro APO AP 106 here.
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