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Explore Scientific AR152 152mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor Telescope

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Explore Scientific AR152 152mm f/6.5 Air-Spaced Doublet Refractor Telescope



  • 152mm / 6" Aperture
  • 988mm Focal Length, f/6.5 Focal Ratio
  • Achromatic Doublet Lens System
  • 2" Dual-Speed Crayford-Style Focuser
  • 2" Dielectric 90° Diagonal
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Mounting Plate
  • Mounting Cradle-Ring with Handle
  • 8x50 Finderscope
  • OTA Only - Mount and Tripod Required


Unveil the Majesty of the Night Sky with the Explore Scientific AR152 Air-Spaced Doublet Refractor Telescope

Embark on a journey of discovery with the pinnacle of the AR Series – the Explore Scientific AR152. This 152mm (6-inch) air-spaced, crown-and-flint doublet achromatic refractor is your ticket to breathtaking views of the cosmos, offering unparalleled brightness and razor-sharp resolution.

Exceptional Optical Quality at an Unmatched Price:

Designed with your astronomical ambitions in mind, the AR152 aims to bring diffraction-limited optics into your hands without breaking the bank. Whether it's the delicate wisps of a nebula or the vibrant bands of Jupiter, witness the splendor of the universe in stunning detail and contrast. Our goal is simple: to make large aperture, wide-field refractive viewing accessible to all.

Optimized for Performance and Durability:

  • Dual-Speed Focuser: Achieve precise focus with ease, thanks to the robust 2" dual-speed focuser, designed to accommodate heavy eyepieces and accessories without compromising on stability.
  • High-Quality Diagonal: The one-piece 2" diagonal features 99% dielectric coatings, ensuring maximum light reflection for brighter, more detailed images.
  • Versatile Finder Scope: Navigate the stars with the included 8 X 50 finderscope, featuring a straight-through view for easy aiming and a quick release bracket for convenience.
  • Ready for Adventure: Equipped with a cradle ring assembly and Vixen-style dovetail mount, the AR152 is built to withstand the demands of public star parties and educational outreach, ensuring years of reliable performance.

Your Gateway to the Cosmos Awaits:

The Explore Scientific AR152 is more than just a telescope; it's your portal to the wonders of the night sky. From the rings of Saturn to the heart of the Andromeda Galaxy, every observation promises to inspire awe and curiosity. Simply add your preferred eyepieces and mount to embark on an astronomical adventure that’s as expansive as the universe itself.


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Explore Scientific AR152 152mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor Telescope | DAR152065-02 | 811803034341

Explore Scientific AR152 152mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor Telescope

$979.99 $1,175.99




152 mm | 6"

Focal Length

988 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



.77 arcsec resolution

13.4 limiting magnitude

Barrel Size



41" (1041mm) Tube Length w/ Dew Shield


23 lb | 10.7 kg
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