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Explore Scientific ED APO 152mm Carbon Fibre Triplet Refractor OTA

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Model:  0112152
Brand:  Explore Scientific

Explore Scientific ED APO 152mm Carbon Fibre Triplet Refractor OTA
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The Explore Scientific ED APO 152mm Carbon fibre telescope is a superb, lightweight 6-inch / 152mm apochromatic refractor. Featuring an excellent 2.5" Starlight Feathertouch Focuser with 10:1 reduction dual speed focus control, heavy duty flight case and 8x50 corrected finderscope, this telescope's optics are absolutely first rate. This telescope's lens consists of three separate elements, one of which is Hoya FCD001 ED glass, the other two of very carefully-matched complementary glasses - which added together produce images in excess of regular ED doublets in terms of colour correction and field curvature. Due to the carbon fibre construction of the Explore Scientific ED APO 152mm the net weight of this OTA is 11.3kgs (including accessories), putting it in the realms of those with Skywatcher NEQ6 / Celestron CGEM / iOptron iEQ45.

Explore Scientific ED APO 152mm Carbon fibre specifications:

Optical specifications Air-spaced Triplet with ED Glass
Case High-End Flight-Case with wheels
Material OTA Carbon fibre
Optical design Apochomatic Refractor
Net weight OTA (incl. accessories) (kg) 11.3
Product Family Refractor telescope
Magnification from x48
Maximum recommended magnification x300
ED glass 1 element
Tube diameter (mm) 225
Tube length (mm) 1390
Objective diameter (mm) 152
Focal length (mm) 1200
Angular resolution (arc seconds) 0.86
Type of coating Enhanced Multilayer Desposition (EMD)
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter (mm) 76.2
Focusing system 2.5" Crayford-Focuser
Finderscope 8x50 DeLuxe Finderscope with illumination polar finder engraving
Width of image field width 24x36 mm receiver (degrees) 1.7
Height of image field width 24x36 mm receiver (degrees) 1.15
Colour Carbon Fibre
Rain/Dust protection caps
Dust protection caps for front lens and eyepiece holder
Mount Type OTA without Mount

Included in the package:

Carbon Fibre OTA
Tube Rings with Handle and Dovetail
2.5" Starlite Feathertouch 1:10 Crayford-Focuser
Explore Scientific 2" 99% Reflectivity Diagonal
25mm Eyepiece with 70 Apparent Field
Carbon-Fibre Dew Shield
Dust Covers
Illuminated 8x50 Finderscope with correctly oriented image
Warranty (Years) 3

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