Starfield Optics Gear Series 80mm f/6 Triplet APO

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Product Overview

The Starfield Optics ED80 f/6 Triplet APO will take your wide field imaging game to new levels. Using FPL53 (Ohara, Japan) optics, this telescope comes standard with heavy duty rings, extra long vixen style dovetail, and a handle designed to mount accessories. 2.5" Rack and Pinion 2 speed focuser, and a retractable dew shield. To make your imaging experience even better, the camera angle rotator will let you frame up your object easily without adding flex or changing your focuser position. Multicoated optics are standard. Each Gear series telescope comes with a hard case and optical test report.

High quality build and features

  • 2.5" two speed rack and pinion focuser, with ball bearings, that is also fully rotatable
  • Optional motor focuser can easily be installed.
  • Self centering rotational lock, no setscrews to come loose
  • Support for heavy camera loads and accessories
  • Supports 2" and 1.25" eyepiece accessories
  • Camera Angle Adjuster (CAA)
  • HD CNC tube rings and Vixen style dovetail bar
  • Handle for transportation and mounting accessories
  • Retractable dew shield retractable for transport.

Triplet Apo 80mm f/6 - FPL53 Objective

  • Aperture 80mm / focal length 480mm / focal ratio f/6
  • Image free of chromatic error due to "Extra-Low-Dispersion"
  • FPL53 apo element from Ohara (Japan)
  • Achieving better chromatic correction than comparable apochromats
  • Internally baffled to prevent stray light and get the contrast you would expect from performance refractors


  • Air-spaced 80mm F6 Triplet ED lens system 
  • 480mm focal length
  • Fully multi coated (STM Coatings)
  • Resolving Power (Dawes’ Limit) 1.45 arc seconds
  • Visual Limiting Magnitude 12.2 maximum
  • Weight approx. 7.7lbs, 
  • Aluminum tube with matte powder coat and hard anodizing finish.
  • Retractable dew shield.
  • 2.5" "Rack 'n Pinion" Geared dual speed focuser with 1:10 micro-fully rotatable focuser. Focuser rotator rides on a Teflon bushing allowing for smooth rotation.
  • Self-Centering 2" to 1.25" reducer with brass compression rings included.
  • Vixen style dovetail
  • HD CNC Tube rings  and Handle


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