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For Sale: A 158kg Monster Soviet Spy Satellite Lens for $18,500

USSRPhoto reports that someone is selling a gigantic lens (for about $18,500) from a Soviet spy satellite at the website (the craigslist of Ukraine). This lens was once used on Soviet Spy satellite Yantar 4K2 (Amber-4K2), mounted to a Zhemchug-18 film camera to observe objects on the Earth from space and in space to the ground.

The gigantic lens weighs 158kg (~348lbs), measures 1,330mm (~4.36ft) long, and has a diameter of 470mm (~1.54ft) at its widest point. A real monster! So, if you are interested, you can buy this super big lens at the website Price is negotiable.

Here are the lens details translated by Google.

REAL satellite system 4K2 Yantar (Amber 2K) used to observe objects on the Earth from space and in space to the ground. See. for more information, “the 33rd Academy Laboratory Mozhaiskogo” kosmanavtiki News “,” The spacecraft detailed exploration “Yantar-4K2.” Weight 158 kg. size 1,330 mm. length of 470 mm. the diameter of the widest part of Lenses. Dr. information on request. Price is negotiable.

Brand: Amber 4K2
Model: Pearl-18

Price: 460 thousand UAH ($18,500 USD).

via: PetaPixel

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