Jupiter-9, 85/2, M42 SLR Mount


Jupiter-9, 85/2, M42 SLR Mount

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The Russian Jupiter-9 is a high quality telephoto lens. It is an optical copy of Zeiss Sonnar 85/2.

The Jupiter-9 is one of the most desirable Russian lenses, in both SLR and
rangefinder (Contax and Leica) mounts. It produces very pleasant images (portraits
in particular), and you can control depth-of-field with a wide range of aperture

This Jupiter-9 was made for the Zenit family of manual focus SLRs, but the lens can be used with any M42 mount camera.


  • Focal length
85 mm
  • Aperture
1:2 (settings from 2 to 16), Preset type with two rings.
  • Focusing
0.8 m – Infinity
  • Filter size
M49x0.5 mm
  • Optical registration (back focus)
45.5 mm
  • Mount
M42x1 mm. Universal/Pentax/Praktica/Zenit mount).
  • The glass is coated; the barrel has a black enamel finish.


This Jupiter-9 was made in the mid-1970’s. It is in EXC
condition, clean and attractive. The finish shows almost no signs of use, and the glass is clean.
on the image).

The lens is shown mounted on a Zenit-E (not included).

The lens comes with a plastic lenscap.


Additional information

Weight 3 lbs


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