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Explore Scientific 80 mm Essential ED Triplet Refractor OTA with Accessories - ES-ED0806-01
SKU: EXS-ES-ED0806-01

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Explore Scientific 80 mm Triplet ED APO Refractor w/Accessories




The Explore Scientific ED80 APO Triplet is a f/6 80mm telescope that is a great air-spaced refractor telescope for observing as well as for use in photography of celestial objects. This wide field instrument uses Hoya ED glass and has a classic white finish. It comes equipped with a 99% dielectric-coated 2" diagonal.




Features





  • Aperture - 80 mm

  • Focal Length - 480 mm

  • Focal Ratio - f/6

  • Resolving Power - 1.45 arcsecond

  • Coatings - EMD(Enhanced Multilayer Deposition)

  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude - 12

  • Maximum Practical Visual Power - 315x

  • Lowest Useful Visual Power - 12x

  • Focuser - Ten-to-One 2-Speed Crayford-Style, with Adjustable Tension and Lock

  • Dovetail Foot - Fits Explore Scientific Mounts; Vixen Mounts; Meade LXD55/75 Mounts

  • Tube Diameter - 85 mm

  • Dew Shield Diameter - 127mm

  • Tube Length - 475 mm (incl. dew shield)

  • Tube Construction - Aluminum; Stainless Steel

  • Optical Tube Assembly Weight - 7.5 lb

Description
Description

Explore Scientific 80 mm Triplet ED APO Refractor w/Accessories


The Explore Scientific ED80 APO Triplet is a f/6 80mm telescope that is a great air-spaced refractor telescope for observing as well as for use in photography of celestial objects. This wide field instrument uses Hoya ED glass and has a classic white finish. It comes equipped with a 99% dielectric-coated 2" diagonal.

Features


  • Aperture - 80 mm
  • Focal Length - 480 mm
  • Focal Ratio - f/6
  • Resolving Power - 1.45 arcsecond
  • Coatings - EMD(Enhanced Multilayer Deposition)
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude - 12
  • Maximum Practical Visual Power - 315x
  • Lowest Useful Visual Power - 12x
  • Focuser - Ten-to-One 2-Speed Crayford-Style, with Adjustable Tension and Lock
  • Dovetail Foot - Fits Explore Scientific Mounts; Vixen Mounts; Meade LXD55/75 Mounts
  • Tube Diameter - 85 mm
  • Dew Shield Diameter - 127mm
  • Tube Length - 475 mm (incl. dew shield)
  • Tube Construction - Aluminum; Stainless Steel
  • Optical Tube Assembly Weight - 7.5 lb
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number ES-ED0806-01
Telescope Series Explore ED Air-Spaced Triplets
Telescope Optical Design Refractor
Refractor Design Apochromat (APO)
Number of Refractor Elements 3
Telescope Aperture 80 mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/6
Telescope Focal Length (mm) 480
Optical Coatings Explore EMD
Diagonal Included? Yes - 2" Star Diagonal
Telescope Eyepiece(s) Included? No, Sold Separately
Finder Included? No, Sold Separately
Focuser Style Rack & Pinion
Focuser Size 2"
Focuser Speed Dual Speed
Telescope Mount Type No Mount - OTA Only
Telescope Dew Shield Diameter (in.) 127mm
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 7.5
Telescope Warranty Period Limited Warranty is one year, which converts to the Explore STAR Transferrable Extended Life of the Product Warranty when product is registered within 60 days of purchase.
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Explore Scientific 80 mm Essential ED Triplet Refractor OTA

  • 2" Dual-Speed Focuser

  • 2" Dielectric Diagonal

  • Vixen Style Dovetail

  • Finderscope base (FINDER SOLD SEPARATELY)
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