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huskercr
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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5640234 - 01/24/13 09:15 AM

Markus,

Beautiful beyond words! But the curves on those lenses must be very steep and the glass rather thick; how will cool down be handled?


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Stellarfire
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Reged: 07/10/11

Loc: Switzerland
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: Sgt]
      #5640278 - 01/24/13 09:45 AM

Quote:

Herr Porsche wanted to dabble in stargazing?:-)






Stephan


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alancygnusx2
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Reged: 11/25/08

Loc: CA
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5640574 - 01/24/13 12:28 PM

Wow, I am drooling onto the keyboard.

Markus, let us live vicariously - how about a description of the views through the scope


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Mark9473
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Reged: 07/21/05

Loc: 51N 4E
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: alancygnusx2]
      #5640980 - 01/24/13 04:11 PM

I'm sure he would love to give that description, but he said the objectives are already in China.

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Awesomelenny
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Reged: 05/02/04

Loc: Long: 81.42 W Lat: 41.21 N
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular [Re: Mark9473]
      #5642558 - 01/25/13 01:09 PM

Hey Markus!
Bring that to NEAF!!!!


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City Kid
Carpal Tunnel
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Reged: 05/06/09

Loc: Northern Indiana
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5643148 - 01/25/13 06:50 PM

I hope we are going to be able to read an observing report. Awesome just doesn't seem like a strong enough word.

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APM M.Ludes
Vendor (APM Telescopes)
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Reged: 05/01/03

Loc: Germany
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: City Kid]
      #5643763 - 01/26/13 03:40 AM

we do our best for observing report , promissed

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faackanders2
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Reged: 03/28/11

Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5644430 - 01/26/13 01:42 PM

Markus what is the cost of the binos and mount seperately (or estimate % breakdown)? Just wondering if binos or mount is more expensive when you get to that size.

Awsome binos! Will this go in the record books?


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faackanders2
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Reged: 03/28/11

Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: faackanders2]
      #5645249 - 01/26/13 11:01 PM

Just realized this is for sale. I thought it was built for an observatory or private owner.

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mikey cee
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Reged: 01/18/07

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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: faackanders2]
      #5645331 - 01/27/13 12:34 AM

That was my take also....that it wasn't a spec. Mike

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Astrojensen
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Reged: 10/05/08

Loc: Bornholm, Denmark
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: mikey cee]
      #5645397 - 01/27/13 02:46 AM

Once APM has made a one-off, they often show it up for sale, even if it is already in the hands of the customer, to show what they can do and what the estimated price will be.


Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark


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APM M.Ludes
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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: Astrojensen]
      #5645405 - 01/27/13 02:57 AM

the one shown here with pictures is sold, yes, but we can do it again if you place a new order.

As additional info to the questions of the refractor forum:
this binocular is build to be used in 3 ways
a, as shown, as binocular telescopes with Binoptic/Germany made bino asembly with high reflection mirror and easy collimation build in. The usefull power is the same as for a single standart 12" Apo

b, the bino assembly can be taken off, extensions to be screwed on, then 2 side by side 12" apos remain and can be used by 2 people at the same time

c, one or both tubes can be taken ouf of the rotating ring and mounted onto a standart germany equatorial mount for single telescope use

so all flexibility excist


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Daniel Mounsey
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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5645466 - 01/27/13 04:32 AM

Binoculars on crack.

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APM M.Ludes
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Loc: Germany
Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: Daniel Mounsey]
      #5646135 - 01/27/13 02:06 PM

???????? dont know that saying in germany :-(

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faackanders2
Carpal Tunnel


Reged: 03/28/11

Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5647156 - 01/27/13 11:11 PM

Better not to know.

Binocular on Steroids would be a better quote.


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ThomasM
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Reged: 04/19/09

Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: APM M.Ludes]
      #5658379 - 02/02/13 03:40 PM












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Astrojensen
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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: ThomasM]
      #5658837 - 02/02/13 08:07 PM

Ohmygawd! I've never seen so many gremlins in one place before!


Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark

Edited by Astrojensen (02/02/13 08:09 PM)


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mikey cee
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Re: New : 12" APM Apo Binocular new [Re: Astrojensen]
      #5663570 - 02/05/13 01:09 PM

The ESC key made fast work of that stuff!!

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