Vixen Flattener HD Kit für FL55SS Telescopes

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The Image Plane/Flattener HD Kit ensures optimal imaging quality to the edge of the image when doing astrophotography with the FL55SS and a full-frame DSLR camera

  • Field flattener lens for the FL55S fluorite refractor
  • Turns the FL55SS into a premium astrograph
  • Suitable for cameras with full-frame sensor
  • 44 mm illumination for full-frame DSLR cameras
  • Cutting-edge AS coating for high light transmission
  • Accessories: 66 mm extension tube
  • Weight: 196 g

£382.00*

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Product number: X000155
GTIN/EAN: 4955295372522
Product information "Vixen Flattener HD Kit für FL55SS Telescopes"
Converts the FL55SS into a high-performance astrograph The kit consists of a high-performance flattener lens, a reducer and the EX TUBE 66 connection ring, which was developed for the FL55SS Fluorite Apochromatic Refractor and improves photographic performance by dramatically flattening the surface.

Ultra-sharp image over the entire field of view of the DSLR full-frame sensor
The Flattener HD for the FL55SS reduces the change in the focal length of the FL55SS to a minimum and improves the evenness of the surface for prime-focus photography. The 44 mm image circle covers the entire field of view of a full-frame DSLR camera. When used in combination with the HD5.5 Reducer, the focal length is reduced by 0.79x (from f5.5 to f4.3) and the image circle retains a diameter of 44 mm, which significantly improves the sharpness across the entire field of view of DSLR cameras with a full-frame sensor.

96% light volume to the edge of the field of view
The Flattener HD was specially developed for the FL55SS refractor to reduce loss of light to a minimum across the entire 44 mm image circle of full-frame DSLR cameras.

Exceptionally high contrast
The same anti-reflective AS coatings used on our high-end VSD 100 f/3.8 astrograph are used to provide an outstanding light transmission of 99.9% per lens surface. Thanks to the matte black surface of the Reducer HD kit, loss of light, ghosting and scattered light and largely prevented.

FEATURES

  • Ultra-sharp image over the entire field of view
  • Designed for full-frame cameras
  • Illuminates 44 mm image circle
  • Cutting-edge AS coating

DELIVERY CONTENT

  • Flattener HD kit for FL55SS
  • 66 mm extension tube
  • Dust caps
Colour: black
Material: Aluminium

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Vixen T2 ring for Nikon
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High-performance, top-of-the-range fluorite apochromat for mobile astrophotography and observers. Thanks to its small size and lightweight design, this high-quality fluorite refractor is ideal for excursions and air travel. It displays razor sharp and bright stars across the entire field of view of the full-frame image sensor (95% illumination with 44 mm image circle). The FL55SSS turns into a fast F/4.3 astrograph with the optional flattener and focal reducer. It allows you to use extremely short exposure times and a provides a large field of view for large nebulae or comets. Despite the small aperture, the FL55SS features a high-resolution HR eyepiece that produces stunningly clear images of the moon and the bright planets. When used for astrophotography, it delivers razor-sharp images of stars that are guaranteed to impress. FEATURES Objective lenses: 55 mm fluorite Focal length: 300 mm F5.5 Resolution and limiting magnitude: 2.11, 10.5 Light-gathering power: 62x Dimensions and weight: 80 x 282 mm; 1.5 kg Adapter and connections: 31.7 mm receptacle, 60 mm thread WHAT’S INCLUDED 55 mm optical tube with fluorite APO Dovetail adapter Extension Tube 60 mmDew cap Dust covers

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