Explore Scientific ED102 Classic White "Essential Series" f/7 Air Spaced Triplet with Hoya FCD-1; 714mm focal length; Two-Speed Rack and Pinion Focuser; 99% Reflective 2-inch Diagonal; Cradle Rings w/ Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail, Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope. Weighs 9.6 lbs. (Case and Finder Scope NOT Included).
From our Moon’s chiseled craters to Jupiter’s orderly cloud belts to the blue-white stars of the Orion Nebula popping against the complex misty cloud they call home, Explore Scientific’s 102mm Apochromatic Refractor can open up a treasure trove of night sky treats.
A nice compromise between portability and aperture, this versatile high-end telescope offers true diffraction-limited optics and has an objective lens size that performs well in lunar, planetary and deep sky viewing situations.
Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this telescope generates brilliant high-contrast images by combining genuine HOYA extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces.