17 elements in 13 groups (with two ED glass and three aspherical lens elements, and Nano Crystal Coat)
Angle of view
84°- 20°20 (61°- 13°20 with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
0.45 m/1.5 ft. (throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approximately 84 x 103.5 mm/3.3 x 4.1 in.
Approximately 710 g/25 oz.
77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-53, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1218