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The optical quality of this Sky-Watcher 72ED apochromatic is simply fantastic for both visual observers and astrophotographers. The Extra Low Dispersion lens delivers color-free aberration, sharp and contrasted images.

This small ED doublet is indicated for wide field astrophotography, thanks to its excellent optical and mechanical qualities.

The advantageous focal ratio of f / 5.8 makes it perfect for deep-sky astrophotography, especially on diffuse and wide-field nebulae.

In particular, the small diameter makes it usable at all times, even on evenings with strong turbulence and the small size makes it easy to carry, a fantastic grab and go quality telescope.

The 2 ″ Crayford focuser with 1:10 gear ratio offers high unit load capacity with excellent strength even under heavy loads.

Sky- Watcher 72ED comes with rings and dovetail bar type EQ5 and a custom-made aluminum case.

NOTE: For direct focus with reflex it is necessary to fit a 40mm extension, not included in the package.

Dedicated x0.85 reducer / flattener also available.




Diameter 72 mm

Focal lenght 420 mm

Focal ratio f/5.8

Focuser 50,8mm dual speed

Weight 1,9 kg

Skywatcher 72 ED APO refractor

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