Like its two larger brothers, the AR127, and the AR152, these are classic air-spaced, crown-and-flint, doublet achromatic refractors with superior-class optical figure, in a short (f/6.5) focal length design.
The classic air-spaced, crown-and-flint, doublet achromatic refractor is reborn with the aim to produce superior-class optical figure in a short (f/6.5) focal length design with Explore Scientific Air-Spaced Doublet AR Series.
The Explore Scientific ED APO 80mm f/6 Essential with Hex-Focus is the latest iteration of Explore Scientific's popular 80mm Essential Triplet Apo telescope. The new Essential Apos are now equipped with the brand new 2.5-inch Hexafoc.
The Explore Scientific AR152 152 mm f/6.5 Air-Spaced Doublet is an excellent 6-inch class achromatic refracting telescope with push-pull collimatable lens cell, 2-inch heavy duty Crayford-sytle two speed focuser, good quality 8x50mm straight through finderscope, mounting rings with handle
The Explore Scientific ED APO 80mm f/6 Carbon Fibre follows on from the original ES 80mm Triplet - but this iteration is lighter at 2.4kg (1.5kg lighter than the conventionally-tubed aluminium version).
The Explore Scientific David H Levy Comet Hunter 152mm Carbon Fibre Maksutov Newtonian. Plumping for an f/4.8 design, this instrument is capable of delivering huge fields of view - 2 degrees or more of the night sky.
Building on the success of the original Explore Scientific 102 Triplet Apo, Explore Scientific now release their best ever value 4-inch telescope: the Explore Scientific ED APO 102mm f/6.7 Essential with Hex-Focus.
Building on the success of the original Explore Scientific 127 Triplet Apo and the Carbon Fibre versions, Explore Scientific now release their best ever value 5-inch telescope: the Explore Scientific ED APO 127mm f/7.5 Essential.