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Explore Scientific ED80CF, Rings and Field Flattener

Explore Scientific 80 mm ED Carbon Fiber Telescope
The Explore Scientific 80mm APO Triplet telescope now comes with a lighter carbon fiber optical tube that is less impacted by temperature locations when compared to a traditional metal tube.
A triplet optical design virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations.
A 2" Dual Speed Crayford Focuser allows you to finely tune your focus and is equipped with a tension lock system.
The 80 mm f/6 ED APO carbon fiber telescope from Explore Scientific is a great air-spaced triplet refractor for observing as well as for use in photography of celestial objects. This wide field instrument, utilizing Hoya FCD-1 ED glass, integrated Vixen-style dovetail mount.

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 this 80mm Apochromatic Refractor from Explore Scientific’s Carbon Fiber Telescope Series.

Offering true diffraction-limited optics and a lightweight yet sturdy carbon fiber optical tube assembly, this high-quality Explore Scientific 80mm APO Triplet is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for spontaneous stargazing sessions.

Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this carbon fiber 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. In addition to enhancing portability by reducing weight, the use of carbon fiber for the 80mm OTA eliminates focus change attributed to shrinking or expansion caused by temperature fluctuations.

Although it is a standout telescope on its own, the Explore Scientific 80mm APO Triplet is also compact enough to mount on a larger telescope, which can add versatility to your astrophotography experience by separating the guiding and imaging duties.

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