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Explore Scientific PN208 8" f/4 Carbon Fiber Reflector Telescope - OTA Only - N208CF

Explore Scientific   ——   SKU: EXP-N208CF
$774.00 CAD
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Explore Scientific PN208 8" f/3.9 Carbon Fiber Reflector Telescope

  • Explore Newtonian 208 mm f/3.9 with Carbon Fiber Tube
  • 812 mm focal length
  • 97% EMD Coatings
  • No Tool Secondary Collimation
  • Optional HR Coma Corrector lens is available
  • ES Finder Scope Base ONLY installed on scope
  • Cradle Rings with Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail
  • Weighs 22 lb
  • Soft Carrying Case Included
  • Finder Scope & Coma Corrector lens Are NOT Included

The Explore Scientific Newtonian 208 mm f/3.9 with Carbon Fiber Tube; 812mm focal length; 97% EMD Coatings; No Tool Secondary Collimation; ES Finder Scope Base ONLY installed on scope and Soft Carrying Case. Cradle Rings with Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail. Weighs 18.3 lbs. (Finder Scope and HR Coma Corrector NOT Included).

Larger telescopes, like an 8" or larger, reveal the finer details in resolved celestial objects, such as nebulae or galaxies, which smaller aperture scopes cannot provide. The Explore Scientific Newtonian 208 mm f/3.9 with Carbon Fiber Tube will surprise you with the sharp details you can observe in many Messier Objects.

The Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber Newtonian allows this larger primary mirror, with faster aperture ratio compared to the usual 8" f/4 for deeper shots with the same exposure time. The completely redesigned secondary mirror mechanism ensures easy and optimal collimation. The large 80mm secondary mirror offers optimal field illumination. This amazing scope includes a high quality 2" focuser with 10:1 reduction; cradle rings with vixen style dovetail rail and carrying handle with option for mounting a camera or other accessory. The Newtonian Carbon Fiber scope also achieves a lighter weight (compared to the aluminum Bresser version) and a virtually nonexistent focus drift during long exposures.

Specifications:

Scope Description: 208 mm Newtonian f/3.9 with Carbon Fiber Tube
Item Number: N208CF
Focal Length: 208 mm
Focal Ratio: f/3.9
Resolution: 0.6 arcsecond
Limiting Magnitude: N/A
Material Primary mirror: Special low expansion H-PZ33
Material Secondary mirror: Borosilicate glass with low thermal expansion, individually matched to primary mirror
Weight: 18.3 lb, 8.3 kg
Dovetail: Vixen type
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