TS-Optics Photoline 150 f/8 ED Doublet Refractor

Product code: TSAPO150F8
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The TS-Optics Photoline 150 f/8 ED is a high quality FPL53 ED doublet refractor telescope with six inches clear aperture! 

Six-inch f8 doublet optics with one FPL53 ED glass lens combined with another from lanthanum glass. Together they provide high contrast views and high colour correction.  

Sturdy 2.5" dual-speed R&P focuser features 360° rotation and up to 5kg load bearing capacity. A focus motor is available separately if required. 


  • Well corrected, air-spaced ED doublet objective with FPL53 (from Ohara) and Lanthanum glass elements
  • Temperature compensated, fully adjustable metal cell
  • 2.5" dual-speed R&P Photoline rack and pinion focuser holds accessories up to 5 kg and includes 2"-1.25" adapter 
  • Direct M63 threaded connection for correctors and reducers for astrophotography
  • Working distance 130 mm from the 2" accessory holder so you can achieve focus with most accessories - 230 mm without extension
  • Sturdy aluminium tube with internal baffles
  • CNC tube rings with Losmandy style dovetail bar
  • Weight only 9 kg with a length of 1.1 meters - so still portable
  • The air-spaced 2-element design reaches ambient temperature rapidly
  • Works well with mounts such as the Sky-Watcher EQ6, EQ6-R, AZ EQ6 GT and similar. 
  • Fully multicoated optics
  • Retractable dew shield
  • CNC 156mm Tube Rings
  • Losmandy-type dovetail mounting plate
  • Universal finderscope shoe


Focal Length: 1200mm

Lens: FPL53/Lanthanum Doublet

Focuser: 2.5" Dual Speed Rack and Pinnion

Connection Thread on Drawtube: M124x1 Internal Thread

Focuser Extension: 100mm with M124x1 male/female thread

Back Focus Distance: 130mm from 2: Adaptor or 230mm without Extension Tube

Connection Eyepiece Side: M63x1 Internal Thread plus 2" and 1.25" adaptors

Weight: 9kg

Tube Length: 1100mm

Tube Diameter: 156mm

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