Explore Scientific 102mm f/6.5 Air-Spaced Achromatic Doublet Refractor
The classic air-spaced, crown-and-flint, doublet achromatic refractor has been resurrected with the goal of producing top-of-the-line optics in a short focal length design with Explore Scientific's Doublet AR series. Whichever AR model you choose, you will be thoroughly impressed by the image quality it yields at only a fraction of the cost of a similarly sized apochromatic refractor telescope.
Created to hold up under the burden of public star parties and educational outreach, the Explore Scientific AR102 features heavy-duty, superior quality accessories, including a 2" dual-speed Crayford focuser, 2" diagonal with 99% dielectric coatings, 8x50 straight finderscope and bracket, and tube rings with Vixen-style dovetail. All you need are a few eyepieces and you'll be ready to explore the heavens!
Bresser EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount
The Bresser EXOS-2 GoTo EQ mount has a load capacity of up to 28 lbs. and has a database holding over 30,000 potential astronomical targets. Both axes on the EXOS-2 contain precise ball bearings to guarantee minimal backlash at all nine tracking speeds. Includes a sturdy steel tripod with adjustable legs, polar scope, hand controller, and 9.9 lb. counterweight.
Explore Scientific Product Number: AR102-E2GT
- Additional Information
SKU ES-AR102-E2GT Manufacturer Explore Scientific Telescope Series Explore Double Achro Optical Design Refractor - Achromatic Mount Type Equatorial - Motorized w/GoTo Option Warranty 1 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 4" (102mm) Telescope Focal Length 663mm Telescope Focal Ratio f/6.5 Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.5 Optical Coatings Explore EMD Tube Color or Finish Gloss White Optical Tube Outer Diameter 101mm Length of Optical Tube 25.5" (698mm) Optical Tube Weight 10.4 lbs. Dew Shield Included? Yes OTA Mount Type Vixen-Style Dovetail Finder Included 8 x 50 Optical Finder Diagonal Included? Yes - 2" Star Diagonal Focuser Size 2" Focuser Style Crayford Focusing Speeds Two-Speed Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Steel Legs
- Included Items
- Explore Scientific 127mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor Telescope
- Bresser EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount
- Steel Tripod w/ Adjustable Legs
- 8x50 Finderscope & Bracket
- 2" Dual-Speed Crayford Focuser
- 2" Diagonal with 99% Reflectivity
- Polar Scope
- Hand Controller
- 9.9 lb. Counterweight
- Questions & Answers
Product QuestionsQuestion by: john simard on Feb 12, 2016 9:25:00 AM
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