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Explore Scientific ED152 152mm f/8 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope

$4,499.99 $5,399.99

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Explore Scientific ED152 152mm f/8 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope

 

Transform Your Astrophotography with the Explore Scientific ED152: Precision, Portability, and Power 
Experience large, distortion-free image circles and high focal length for capturing stunning deep-sky objects.

Features:

  • Aperture: 152 mm (6") for bright, clear images of celestial objects.
  • Focal Length: 1216 mm with an f/8 focal ratio, ideal for deep-sky and planetary observations.
  • High-Resolution Optics: .75 arcsec resolution for sharp, detailed images.
  • Hoya FCD1 ED Glass: Enhanced multi-coatings for superior light transmission and minimal chromatic aberration.
  • Large Image Circles: Various image circle sizes up to 46.4mm for wide, distortion-free imaging.
  • Lightweight and Durable: Carbon fiber construction, weighing only 20.5 lb (9.3 kg).
  • Warranty: One-year limited warranty, extendable to Explore STAR Transferable Extended Life Warranty with registration.

The Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope is for you if...

  • You Are an Advanced Amateur Astronomer: Seeking high-quality optics for detailed and precise celestial observations.
  • You Are an Astrophotographer: Needing large, distortion-free image circles and high focal length for capturing deep-sky objects.
  • You Value Portability: Want a lightweight, robust telescope for easy transport and setup.
  • You Want Long-Term Reliability: Desiring a durable telescope with extended warranty options for frequent observation and research.

 

Unlock the cosmos with the Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope. This advanced instrument offers unparalleled clarity and precision, making it the ideal choice for serious astronomers and astrophotographers. The 152mm (6") aperture and 1216mm focal length (f/8) provide breathtakingly detailed views of celestial objects. The apochromatic triplet lens configuration with Hoya FCD1 ED Glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multi-coatings ensures bright, sharp images with minimal chromatic aberration. The lightweight carbon fiber optical tube, equipped with a two-speed 2.5" hexagonal focuser and a 99% reflective 2" diagonal, makes transport and setup effortless. The Losmandy-style dovetail plate ensures secure mounting.

With a 44% increase in light grasp and image brightness compared to the ED127 Air-Spaced Triplet, and a 125% increase compared to the ED102 Air-Spaced Triplet, the ED152 is a research-class instrument ready for high-productivity assignments. Plus, with an extendable warranty, this telescope guarantees optimal performance and long-term reliability.

 

What You Can See with the Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope

The Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope provides exceptional clarity and detail, allowing you to observe a wide range of celestial objects with remarkable precision:

  1. Planets: View detailed features of Jupiter, including its cloud bands and moons, Saturn's rings, and the surface details of Mars.
  2. Moon: Explore the craters, mountains, and lunar maria with stunning sharpness.
  3. Deep-Sky Objects: Observe distant galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters with increased light grasp and brightness, revealing intricate structures and faint details.
  4. Double Stars: Resolve close binary star systems, showcasing their individual colors and separation.
  5. Star Fields: Sweep through rich star fields and enjoy wide-field views of the Milky Way with the 152mm aperture and high-resolution optics.

With its research-class performance and enhanced light-gathering capabilities, the ED152 enables detailed exploration of the universe's most captivating celestial wonders.

 

What's Included in the Package

When you purchase the Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope, you receive a comprehensive package designed for optimal performance and ease of use:

  • Two-Speed 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser: Provides precise and smooth focusing for sharp, detailed images.
  • 99% Reflective 2" Diagonal: Enhances brightness and image quality with superior light reflection.
  • Removable Dew Shield: Protects your optics from dew and stray light, ensuring clear observations.
  • Cradle Ring with Handle and Losmandy-Style Dovetail Plate: Offers secure mounting and easy handling.
  • Hybrid 2N1 Finder Base: Compatible with multiple finder scopes, enhancing your celestial navigation.

This complete set ensures that you have everything you need to achieve exceptional astronomical observations right out of the box.

 

Elevate your celestial observations and astrophotography with the Explore Scientific ED152 Air-Spaced Triplet Carbon Fiber Telescope. Experience unparalleled clarity, precision, and reliability with this advanced instrument. Equipped with top-tier features and a comprehensive package, it's designed for serious astronomers and photographers. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the universe like never before. Enhance your stargazing journey today!

 

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Explore Scientific ED152 152mm f/8 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope | TED15208CF-HEX33 | 811803035102

Explore Scientific ED152 152mm f/8 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope

$4,499.99 $5,399.99

Magnification

-

Aperture

152 mm | 6"

Focal Length

1216 mm

Focal Ratio

f/8

Field of View

-

Optics

.75 arcsec

13 limiting magnitude

Hoya FCD1 ED Glass

EMD Enhanced Multi-Coatings

Barrel Size

3"

Dimensions

52" (1320.8mm) Tube Length w/ Dew Shield

41" (1041.4mm) Tube Length w/out Dew Shield

50.8mm Total Image Circle

76mm Total Image Circle w/ 3" adapter

36mm Full illumination image circle with flat field adapter

20.9mm Full illumination image circle with 0.7 focal reducer (2")

30.3mm Full illumination image circle with 0.7 focal reducer (3")

40.4mm Image circle without distortion with flat field adapter

46.4mm Image circle without distortion with 0.7 focal reducer (2")

46.4mm Image circle without distortion with 0.7 focal reducer (3")

Weight

20.5 lb | 9.3 kg
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