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Jupiter-17 52 mm f/ 2 Lens

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Jupiter-17 52 mm f/ 2 lens

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Jupiter-17 52 mm f/ 2 optical design

Format: 35mm rangefinder

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: М24 (narciss), M39 Leica screw-mount (LSM)

First year of production: 1960

Optical design: 5 elements in 4 groups

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Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
52mmf/2.0f/22 140.5140/4,935/1,4

Additional information:

The Jupiter-17 52 mm f/ 2 (Russian: "Юпитер") is a standard fast lens  for 35 mm rangefinder Zorkiy type cameras  and  the SLR Narcissus camera.

It was supposed to replace the Jupiter-8 lens, but was never put into serial production. Nowadays, the Jupiter-17 is a very rare collection lens.

  • Resolution: (center/edge): 30/16 lines/mm
  • Angle of  view: 45°
  • Coefficient of transparency: 0.80
  • Colour contribution index (CCI): 10-0-1

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Posted by: dobrun   Date of publication: 08.07.2011

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