Explore Scientific 102 mm f/7 ED Apochromatic Triplet Essential Refractor Telescope
- ED102 Classic White "Essential Series" f/7 Air Spaced Triplet
- 714 mm focal length
- Two-Speed Rack and Pinion Focuser
- 99% Reflective 2-inch Diagonal
- Cradle Rings w/Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail
- Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope
- Weighs 9.6 lb
- (Case and Finder Scope are NOT Included)
From our Moon’s chiseled craters to Jupiter’s orderly cloud belts to the blue-white stars of the Orion Nebula popping against the complex misty cloud they call home, Explore Scientific’s 102 mm Apochromatic Refractor can open up a treasure trove of night sky treats.
The Explore Scientific 102 mm f/7 ED Apochromatic Triplet Essential Refractor os a nice compromise between portability and aperture; this versatile high-end telescope offers true diffraction-limited optics and has an objective lens size that performs well in lunar, planetary and deep sky viewing situations.
Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this Explore Scientific 102 mm f/7 ED Apochromatic Triplet Essential Refractor 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. This optical tube assembly includes the 99% Reflective 2-inch Diagonal Mirror with 1.25-inch Adapter, and a Cradle Ring Set with Vixen type Dovetail Plate, to attach to any mount that accepts Vixen style dovetail plates.
|Focal Length:||714 mm|
|Tube Length w/ Dew Shield:||30.5"; 774 mm|
|Tube Length w/out Dew Shield:||23.75"; 603 mm|
|Weight:||9.6 lb; 4.4 kg|