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Explore Scientific  |  SKU: FCD100-127075-CF-01

Explore Scientific FCD100 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet APO Refractor Telescope

$3,379.99

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Explore Scientific FCD100 Series 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet ED APO Refractor Telescope with 2.5" HEX Focuser

 

Features

  • 127mm / 5" Aperture
  • 952mm Focal Length
  • Lightweight Carbon Fiber Construction
  • Cradle Rings with Vixen-Style Dovetail
  • OTA Only - Mount and Tripod Required

 

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 Explore Scientific’s ED127-FCD100 Air-Spaced Triplet APO refractor telescope in lightweight Carbon Fiber!

This refractor telescope has all the great features of the original EDT-127075-CF but includes genuine HOYA’s premium FCD100 ED glass which is very similar in characteristics as OHARA’s FPL-53. Relying on technological innovation, we have successfully launched the mass production of high-performance optical glass at the apex of the FCD family. Combining it with optical glass of high refractive index allows us to achieve unprecedented advanced chromatic aberration correction. HOYA FCD100 is considered one of the premier ED glass types available.

Having a true diffraction-limited optical design and sized to encourage spontaneous stargazing sessions, this high-quality telescope is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for exploring the skies. Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this telescope generates brilliant high-contrast images by combining genuine HOYA FCD100 extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces.

This amazing scope includes a 2.5" Hexagonal focuser with very rigid design and strong support. Up to 10 lbs of gear can be loaded onto this focuser.

ED127 Carbon Fiber f/7.5 Air Spaced Triplet with HOYA FCD100 optics and Integrated Dew Shield; 952mm focal length; 2.5" HEX Focuser with 2 extension tubes; Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate; Explore Scientific 2N1 Finder Scope Base installed on scope; 99% Reflective 2" Diagonal. Weighs 14lbs. (Case and Finder Scope NOT Included. Add the Explore Scientific 8x50 Straight Through Illuminated Viewfinder or the Explore Scientific 8x50 Illuminated Right Angle Polar Finder Scope)

 

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Explore Scientific ED127 127mm f/7.5 Triplet Apochromat Refractor Telescope | ES-ED127075-04 | 811803034365
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Price
Price
$1,999.99
$2,799.99
$3,379.99
Optics
Optics

.9 arcsec resolution

13 limiting magnitude

FCD1 HOYA extra-low dispersion (ED) glass

EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings

.9 arcsec resolution

13 limiting magnitude

HOYA FCD100 ED glass

EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings

.9 arcsec resolution

13 limiting magnitude

HOYA FCD100 ED glass

EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings

Weight
Weight
18 lb | 8.2 kg
18 lb | 8.2 kg
14 lb | 6.4 kg

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Explore Scientific FCD100 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet APO Refractor Telescope | FCD100-127075-CF-01 | 811803034419

Explore Scientific FCD100 127mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber Triplet APO Refractor Telescope

$3,379.99

Magnification

-

Aperture

127 mm | 5"

Focal Length

952 mm

Focal Ratio

f/7.5

Field of View

-

Optics

.9 arcsec resolution

13 limiting magnitude

HOYA FCD100 ED glass

EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings

Barrel Size

-

Dimensions

41.75" (1060mm) Tube Length w/ Dew Shield

33.25" (849mm) Tube Length w/out Dew Shield

145mm Tube Diameter

Weight

14 lb | 6.4 kg
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