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Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber ED127 f/7.5 APO Triplet with Hoya FCD100 optics

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Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber ED127 f/7.5 APO Triplet with Hoya FCD100 optics

$2,499.99

In stock (can be backordered)

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 Explore Scientific’s ED127-FCD100 Air-Spaced Triplet in lightweight Carbon Fiber!

In stock (can be backordered)

SKU: FCD100-127075-CF Categories: , , ,

Description

EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC ED127 F/7.5 TRIPLET REFRACTING OTA TELESCOPE

The Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber ED127 f/7.5 APO Triplet with Hoya FCD100 optics and Integrated Dew Shield:

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 Explore Scientific’s ED127-FCD100 Air-Spaced Triplet in lightweight Carbon Fiber!

This telescope has all the great features of the original EDT-127075-CF but includes genuine HOYA’s premium FCD100 ED glass which is very similar in characteristics as OHARA’s FPL-53. Relying on technological innovation, they have successfully launched the mass production of high-performance optical glass at the apex of the FCD family. Combining it with optical glass of high refractive index allows us to achieve unprecedented advanced chromatic aberration correction. HOYA FCD100 is considered one of the premier ED glass types available.

 

Having a true diffraction-limited optical design and sized to encourage spontaneous stargazing sessions, this high-quality telescope is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for exploring the skies. Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this telescope generates brilliant high-contrast images by combining genuine HOYA FCD100 extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces.

 

In addition, this amazing scope also includes a new 2.5-inch Hexagonal focuser with very rigid design and strong support. Up to 10-pounds of gear can be loaded onto this focuser. ED127 Carbon Fiber f/7.5 Air Spaced Triplet with HOYA FCD100 optics and Integrated Dew Shield; 952 mm focal length; 2.5-inch HEX Focuser; Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen Style Dovetail Plate; Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope; 99-percent Reflective 2-inch Diagonal.

(Case and Finder Scope NOT Included)

 

    Additional Features:

  • Limiting Magnification:13
  • Resolution: 0.9 Arcsec
  • Tube Length: 33.25-inches (849 mm)
  • Tube Length with Dew Shield: 41.75-inches (1060 mm)
  • Dovetail Style: Vixen

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    Included:

  • Explore Scientific ED127 Carbon Fiber f/7.5 Air Spaced Triplet with Hoya FCD100 optics: Tube 130 mm diameter
  • Integrated Dew Shield: 177.8 mm diameter
  • 2.5-inch HEXagonal Rack and Pinion 10:1 two-speed Focuser
  • Cradle Ring with Handle
  • Vixen Style Dovetail Plate
  • Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope
  • 99-percent Reflective 2-inch Diagonal
  • Weighs 12-pounds.

APO TRIPLET SERIES

Apochromatic (ED APO) lenses are designed to bring all the colors into focus in the same plane where as Achromatic lenses are corrected to bring two wavelengths into focus in the same plane.

Chromatic aberration is the phenomenon of different colors focusing at different distances from a lens. Telescope objective lenses for wide-band digital imaging in astronomy must have apochromatic correction, as the optical sensitivity of typical CCD imaging arrays can extend from the ultraviolet through the visible spectrum and into the near infrared wavelength range. Apochromatic designs require optical glasses with special dispersive properties to achieve three color crossings. Explore Scientific achieves this using high-quality ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass from Hoya and Ohara.

DescriptionED127mm FCD100 Series Carbon Fiber Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor
Item NumberFCD100-127075-CF
Focal Length952mm
Focal Ratiof/7.5
Limiting
Magnitude
13
Resolution.9 arcsec
Tube Length
w/ Dew Shield
41.75″; 1060mm
Tube Length
w/out Dew Shield
33.25″; 849mm
Diameter130mm
Weight14lb; 10kg
DovetailVixen

 

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