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Explore Scientific 127MM Carbon Fiber FCD100 ED APO Refractor


Price: $2,499.99


  • Manufacturer: Explore Scientific
  • MPN: FCD100-127075-CF
  • SKU: FCD100-127075-CF
  • Availability: Ships from Warehouse

  • Reveal celestial wonders like the desolate beauty of the lunar terrain, the serene structure of Saturn’s rings or the brightest deep sky treasures of the Messier catalog with Explore Scientific’s ED127-FCD100 Air-Spaced Triplet in lightweight Carbon Fiber!

  • This telescope has all the great features of the original EDT-127075-CF but includes genuine HOYA's premium FCD100 ED glass which is very similar in characteristics as OHARA's FPL-53. Relying on technological innovation, we have successfully launched the mass production of high-performance optical glass at the apex of the FCD family. Combining it with optical glass of high refractive index allows us to achieve unprecedented advanced chromatic aberration correction. HOYA FCD100 is considered one of the premier ED glass types available.

    Having a true diffraction-limited optical design and sized to encourage spontaneous stargazing sessions, this high-quality telescope is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for exploring the skies. Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this telescope generates brilliant high-contrast images by combining genuine HOYA FCD100 extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces.

  • In addition, this amazing scope also includes a new 2.5" Hexagonal focuser with very rigid design and strong support. Up to 10 lbs of gear can be loaded onto this focuser. ED127 Carbon Fiber f/7.5 Air Spaced Triplet with HOYA FCD100 optics and Integrated Dew Shield; 952mm focal length; 2.5" HEX Focuser; Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen Style Dovetail Plate; Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope; 99% Reflective 2" Diagonal. Weighs 14lbs. (Case and Finder Scope NOT Included).

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

Description ED127mm FCD100 Series Carbon Fiber Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor
Item Number FCD100-127075-CF
Focal Length 952mm
Focal Ratio f/7.5
Limiting
Magnitude
13
Resolution .9 arcsec
Tube Length
w/ Dew Shield
41.75"; 1060mm
Tube Length
w/out Dew Shield
33.25"; 849mm
Diameter 130mm
Weight 14lb; 10kg
Dovetail Vixen




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