Real stats you need to know:
Minimum Focus Distance 19.36 ft. (5.9m)
Weight (Approx.) 161.6 oz aprox 10lbs
18" long without the hood….. Retail on the hood only is 1000.00us
The longest lens in the NIKKOR lineup, delivering 800mm of exceptional full-frame super-telephoto power (1000mm with the included 1.25x teleconverter) and the latest advancements in optical design and lens technology. Surprisingly compact and lightweight with a magnesium-alloy barrel and dust- and moisture-resistant construction, this is the definitive long-reach lens for sports, news and wildlife photographers.