Explore Scientific


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 FirstLight 80MM Refractor Telescope w/Twilight Nano Mount

SKU: FL-AR80640TN

Price: $219.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 90MM Refractor Telescope w/Tripod

SKU: FL-AR90500AZ

Price: $129.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 10

SKU: FL-DOB1005-01

Price: $749.99

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Explore Scientific (LOSMANDY) G-11 w/ Explore Scientific PMC-EIGHT Go-To System

SKU: ES-G11PMC8-00

Price: $3,699.99

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Explore Scientific FirstLight EXOS Nano Equatorial Mount

SKU: FL-EXOSNANOT1-00

Price: $129.99

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Explore Scientific 99% Reflective 2

SKU: DD02-00CF

Price: $169.99

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Explore Scientific 62 Series LE 32mm Argon Purged Waterproof Eyepiece

SKU: EPWP6232LE-01

Price: $169.99

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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 120 Series 9mm Argon-Purged 2.0

SKU: EPWP12009-01

Price: $999.99

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Explore Scientific 100 Series 30mm Argon-Purged 3.0

SKU: EPWP10030-01

Price: $999.99

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Explore Scientific 5x Focal Extender, 1.25 inch Barrel, 4 Elements

SKU: FE05-125

Price: $179.99

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 Explore Scientific 3x Focal Extender, 1.25-inch Barrel, 4 Elements

SKU: FE03-125

Price: $169.99

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Explore Scientific AR127 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor

SKU: DAR127065-01

Price: $699.99

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MDA-TelesCoop TDM Encoder with 16

SKU: 721260

Price: $1,599.99

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MDA-TelesCoop TDM Controller v.2.51 with Cables

SKU: 721004

Price: $879.99

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Explore Scientific Cradle Assembly for Carbon Fiber 152mm Telescope

SKU: TED152CFCRDL

Price: $109.99

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Explore Scientific Cradle Assembly for Carbon Fiber Comet Hunter Telescope

SKU: TEDMN152CRDL

Price: $79.99

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Explore Scientific Extension Tube for Select Rack & Pinion Focusers (2

SKU: ESRPEXT2

Price: $29.99

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Explore Scientific Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate (Large)

SKU: VXNLG

Price: $59.99

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Explore Scientific Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate (Medium)

SKU: VXNMD

Price: $49.99

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Explore Scientific Red LED Finderscope Illuminator

SKU: FNDRILLUM

Price: $39.99

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Explore Scientific 50mm Finderscope Ring Bracket

SKU: FNDRRGSSTD

Price: $54.99

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Explore Scientific 2

SKU: 310200

Price: $129.99

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Explore Scientific 1.25

SKU: 310225

Price: $99.99

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