Explore Scientific 102mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor w/ EXOS-2 GoTo EQ Mount

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Explore Scientific 102mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor w/ EXOS-2 GoTo EQ Mount
$999.99
Item # ES-AR102-E2GT
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  • The Explore Scientific 102mm f/6.5 Doublet Refractor yields impressive image quality at a fraction of the cost of a similarly sized apochromatic refractor telescope.
  • Accessories include a steel tripod with adjustable legs, hand controller, polar scope, 9.9 lb. counterweight, 2" Crayford focuser, diagonal with 99% reflectivity, and 8x50 finderscope with bracket.
  • Before leaving the factory, the Explore Scientific AR102 f/6.5 Achromatic Doublet Refractor received a meticulous visual inspection along with an interferometric computer evaluation.
  • The Explore Scientific Bresser EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount has a load capacity of up to 28 lbs. and features a database of over 30,000 potential astronomical targets.
  • Both axes contain precise ball bearings to guarantee minimal backlash at all nine tracking speeds.
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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

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
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Included Items

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
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can the exos 2 go to mount be connected to a outside power supply such as a power pack?
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does the mount have a a/c adapter ?
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