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The science of astronomy, or "law of the stars" ("astro" is Greek for "star", and the word "nomos" means "law"), has been around for thousands of years, but it's only been twelve generations since telescopic optics were first aimed towards the sky. The first explorers of the heavens were amateur astronomers, and their discoveries changed everything, from the way we view the universe around us to the way we think about our existence here on Earth.

Designing and manufacturing optics is at the heart of what we do. Explore Scientific designers and optical craftspeople constantly strive to produce optical tools that will deliver the precision and dependability that explorers of the Universe deserve, regardless of their level of expertise.

Producing optics of this caliber requires a solid design, careful fabrication, and multiple tests throughout the manufacturing process, but it also takes a dogged determination to keep perfecting our processes and skills so that our products keep getting better and better. To further insure your faith in Explore Scientific products, we back all of our telescopes with the Explore STAR Transferrable, Extended Life of the Product Warranty, so you can keep exploring!


Explore Scientific AR102 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor w/ Twilight 1 Mount

SKU: DAR102065-MAZ-01

Price: $579.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 127MM Doublet Refractor w/Twilight 1 Mount

SKU: FL-AR1271200MAZ01

Price: $599.99

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Explore Scientific AR127 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor

SKU: DAR127065-01

Price: $649.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 127MM Mak-Cassegrain w/Twilight 1 Mount

SKU: FL-MC1271900MAZ01

Price: $699.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 10

SKU: FL-DOB1005-01

Price: $699.99

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Explore Scientific 100 Series 25mm Argon-Purged 2.0

SKU: EPWP10025-01

Price: $749.99

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Explore Scientific AR127 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor w/ Twilight 1 Mount

SKU: DAR127065-MAZ-01

Price: $779.99

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Explore Scientific ED80 Essential Series FCD-1 Refractor

SKU: ES-ED0806-01

Price: $799.99

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Explore Scientific ED80 Carbon Fiber Edition FCD-1 Refractor

SKU: EDT-0806-CF-01

Price: $849.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 150MM Newtonian w/EXOS2GT Go-To Mount

SKU: FL-N150750EXOS2GT

Price: $849.99

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Explore Scientific AR152 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor

SKU: DAR152065-01

Price: $869.99

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MDA-TelesCoop TDM Controller v.2.51 with Cables

SKU: 721004

Price: $879.99

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MDA-TelesCoop TDM Encoder

SKU: 721001

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific EXOS2-GT Equatorial Mount w/ PMC-EIGHT Go-To System

SKU: ES-EXOS2GTPMCT3-00

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific 10

SKU: DOB1045-00

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 102MM Doublet Refractor w/EXOS2GT Go-To Mount

SKU: FL-AR1021000EXOS2GT

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific 120 Series 9mm Argon-Purged 2.0

SKU: EPWP12009-01

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific 100 Series 30mm Argon-Purged 3.0

SKU: EPWP10030-01

Price: $899.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 203MM Newtonian w/EXOS2GT Go-To Mount

SKU: FL-N2031000EXOS2GT

Price: $999.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 127MM Doublet Refractor w/EXOS2GT Go-To Mount

SKU: FL-AR1271200EXOS2GT

Price: $999.99

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Explore Scientific 208MM f/3.9 Carbon Fiber Newtonian

SKU: N208CF-01

Price: $999.99

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Explore Scientific 82° Series Ultra-Wide Angle Eyepiece Set (1.25

SKU: EPWP82KIT

Price: $1,009.99

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Explore Scientific 80MM Classic White FCD100 ED APO Refractor

SKU: FCD100-0806-01

Price: $1,099.99

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Explore Scientific ED102 Essential Series FCD-1 Refractor

SKU: ES-ED10207-01

Price: $1,199.99

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