Focal length 500 mm
Maximum aperture f/5.6
Minimum aperture f/32
Lens construction 19 elements in 11 groups (including 3 ED glass and 1 PF [Phase Fresnel] lens elements, elements with Nano Crystal Coat, and a fluorine-coated front lens element)
Angle of view Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras: 5°00'
Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 3°10'
Minimum focus distance 3.0 m/9.8 ft from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.18x
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter-attachment size 95 mm (P = 1.0 mm)
Dimensions Approximately 106 mm maximum diameter x 237 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight Approximately 1,460 g/3 lb 3.5 oz
Supplied accessories LC-95 95 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-84 Bayonet Hood, CL-M5 Lens Case

MTF Chart

Spatial Frequencies S: Sagittal M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

How to read the MTF chart

Lens Construction

  • ED glass elements
  • PF lens element

F mount Lenses

Zoom

Wide Zoom

Normal Zoom

Telephoto Zoom

Prime

Wide

Normal

Telephoto

Special-Purpose

Micro

Fisheye

PC, PC-E

Teleconverters

Manual-focus

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