Explore Scientific 152mm f/8 ED APO Triplet Refractor Telescope - Carbon Fiber - FT 3" Focuser

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Explore Scientific 152mm f/8 ED APO Triplet Refractor Telescope - Carbon Fiber - FT 3" Focuser
Item # ES-TED15208-CF
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  • The Explore Scientific 152mm f/8 Triplet Refractor features precision air-spaced lens elements.
  • Carbon fiber optical tube material is resistant to temperature changes and flexures.
  • Removable dew shield, front and rear dust covers.
  • FeatherTouch two speed 3" focuser offers highly accurate focus control.
  • Deluxe Carry Case.
  • 8x50 right angle finder scope is fully illuminated with cross hairs to make it easy to find your next target.
  • Includes tube rings with Losmandy style dovetail, ready to attach to the mount of your choice.


Explore Scientific Triplet APO Refractor Series

With quality in mind and careful attention to detail, the designers at Explore Scientific bring you a superior optical instrument. Air-spaced HOYA™ Dense Fluor Crown, extra-low dispersion glass provides tack sharp views with excellent color and contrast. HOYA™ optical glass is the benchmark in quality optical design and diligent thought given to each telescope made, ensures that each triplet made is a true apochromatic telescope: free from chromatic and optical aberration.

Manufacturer Product Number: TED15208-CF

Additional Information

Additional Information

UPC Code 812257014002
Manufacturer Explore Scientific
Telescope Series Explore Triplet ED
Optical Design Refractor - Apochromatic
Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only
Warranty Lifetime Warranty
Telescope Aperture 152mm
Telescope Focal Length 1216mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/8
Highest Useful Magnification Approximately 300x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude Info Not Provided By Manufacturer
Optical Coatings Explore EMD
Tube Color or Finish Carbon Fiber
Optical Tube Outer Diameter 165mm
Length of Optical Tube 52 in. with dew shield, 41" without dew shield
Optical Tube Weight 24 lbs.
Dew Shield Included? Yes
OTA Mount Type Losmandy-Style Dovetail
Finder Included 8 x 50 Optical Finder
Diagonal Included? Yes - 2" Star Diagonal
Eyepiece(s) Included None
Case Included? Yes
Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately
Included Items

Included Items

  • 152mm f/8 Carbon Fiber Optical Tube
  • Tube Rings
  • Losmandy Style Dovetail
  • 8x50 Correct Image, Right Angle Illuminated Finder
  • Finder Bracket
  • FeatherTouch 3" Dual Speed Focuser
  • 2", 99% Reflectivity Diagonal
  • Deluxe Carry Case
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Field flattener available?
Image circle diameter?
Reducer & flattener available?
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