Explore Scientific 152mm f/6.5 Doublet Air-Spaced Achromat Refractoric OTA AccessoriesSKU: ESDAR152Mfr. Part: DAR152065-01
Explore Scientific Doublet Air-Spaced Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 2" Focuser & Enchaned 2" Diagonal w/ 1.25" Adapter - 8 x 50 Finderscope - Bracket - Explore Scientific 1 Year Limited Warranty - Explore Scientific Lifetime Limited Warranty (with Registration)
152mm Achromatic Refractor
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 AR152 (six-inch), with its larger aperture optics gathers 44% more light over the AR127 (five-inch) model, providing much brighter images and higher resolution. Explore Scientific's goal was to provide an extreme value by providing true diffraction-limited optics at a price that will allow more people to explore the sky with a wide-field large aperture refractor. Images of deep sky objects are stunning at low powers.
At high power the moon and the planets are revealed in sharp, high contrast. Designed to handle the rigors of public star parties and educational outreach, the Explore Scientific AR Series telescopes come with heavy-duty, high quality components, including a 2" dual-speed Crayford-style focuser, a one-piece 2" diagonal with 99% dielectric coatings, an 8 x 50 non-illuminated straight-through finderscope and quick release bracket, and a cradle ring assembly with Vixen-style dovetail mount. Just add a few eyepieces and the alt-azimuth or equatorial mount of your choice (all available separately) and you'll be ready to discover the Universe!
The 152mm/6.5 telescope from Explore Scientific is a air-spaced doublet achromatic refractor with multi-coatings.Each Explore Scientific refractor is rigorously tested before it leaves the factory. Tests include visual inspection as well as interferometric computer evaluation.
Clear Aperture152mmFocal Ratiof/6.5CoatingsEMD (Enhanced Multilayer Deposition)Focuser2"Viewfinder8 x 50 finderscopeTube ConstructionAluminum; Stainless SteelWarrantyExplore Scientific 1 year limited warranty
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