Photographers looking to add a unique item to their collection should consider this gigantic NASA 2540mm f/8 mirror tele lens. Officially known as the Jonel 100, it’s claimed to be “one of the biggest lenses ever.” According to the seller, NASA utilized this lens to observe Saturn V, and a similar model was used to track as well as capture images of the Space Shuttle Challenger on the day it exploded during launch. Continue reading for more pictures, information and the auction page.
“You’ll need a bit of help if you’d like to use this lens for your photography, as the thing weighs a staggering 180 pounds – there will be no handheld photography with this piece of equipment. This 2540mm f/8 Jonel 100 lens can be yourself for the low price of $33,500 and $350 in shipping,” reports PetaPixel. Auction page.