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Explore Scientific ED80 f/6 Classic White Triplet Refractor - FCD100-0806-01

Explore Scientific   ——   SKU: EXP-FCD100-0806-01
$1,320.00 CAD
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Explore Scientific FCD100 ED80 mm f/6 Classic White Triplet Refractor

  • Explore Scientific ED80 mm f/6 Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor in Classic White Finished Tube, w/Integrated Dew Shield
  • 480 mm focal length
  • Two-Speed Focuser - 2.5" Hex
  • 99% Reflective 2-inch Diagonal
  • Integrated Vixen Style Dovetail Mount Included
  • Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope
  • Weight: 7 lb
  • Finderscope, bracket, and Telescope Case are NOT included

This Explore Scientific FCD100 ED80 f/6 Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor will let you 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 80 mm Apochromatic Refractor from Explore Scientific’s Classic White tube Series.

Offering true diffraction-limited optics and a sturdy aluminum, White optical tube assembly, this high-quality telescope is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for spontaneous stargazing sessions.

Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this 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. The Classic White aluminum tube will look great at your next star party as well as provide images of those celestial wonders you are waiting to see.

Although it is a standout telescope on its own, the 80 mm also is compact enough to mount on a larger telescope, if you have everything on a mount which is suitably strong, which can add versatility to your astrophotography experience by separating the guiding and imaging duties.

Includes 99% Mirror Diagonal and Vixen style dovetail mounting plate.

Specifications:

Scope Description: ED80 mm FCD100 f/6 Air-Spaced Triplet Aluminum Tube Refractor
Item Number: FCD100-0806-01
Focal Length: 480 mm
Focal Ratio: f/6
Resolution: 1.45 arcsecond
Limiting Magnitude: 12
Tube Length w/Dew Shield: 18.5"; 475 mm
Tube Length w/out Dew Shield: 15"; 381 mm
Weight: 7.5 lb, 3.4 kg
Dovetail: Vixen type
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