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Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 FCD100 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor with 2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-127075-CF

SKU: EXS-FCD100-127075-CF

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Explore Scientific ED127 f/7.5 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor OTA



The Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 ED Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor Telescope has Hoya FCD100 optics for beautifully sharp, high contrast images. The optical tube assembly is made of carbon fiber and includes an integrated dew shield on one end and a 2.5" HEX, or hexagonal, dual-speed 10:1 rack and pinion focuser on the other. The telescope includes a cradle ring with built-in handle and a Vixen-style dovetail plate that attaches to mounts with a Vixen/CG-5 style saddle. Additional accessories include a finder scope base (finder is sold separately), which comes already attached to the tube, and an Explore Scientific 2" Diagonal, with 99% reflectivity to compliment the optics of this portable, classic refractor.



Explore ED127 FCD100 Carbon Fiber Refractor Features



  • Aperture: 127 mm

  • Focal Length: 952 mm

  • Focal Ratio: f/7.5

  • Optics: Hoya FCD100

  • Optical Style: Air-Spaced Triplet

  • Optical Tube: Carbon Fiber

  • Dew Shield: Integrated

  • Focuser: 2.5" Hexagonal Dual Speed Rack & Pinion

  • Mounting: Cradle Ring with Vixen Dovetail

  • Diagonal: 2" 99% Reflectivity

  • Case: Sold Separately

  • Finder: Sold Separately

  • Weight: 12 pounds
Description
Description

Explore Scientific ED127 f/7.5 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor OTA

The Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 ED Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor Telescope has Hoya FCD100 optics for beautifully sharp, high contrast images. The optical tube assembly is made of carbon fiber and includes an integrated dew shield on one end and a 2.5" HEX, or hexagonal, dual-speed 10:1 rack and pinion focuser on the other. The telescope includes a cradle ring with built-in handle and a Vixen-style dovetail plate that attaches to mounts with a Vixen/CG-5 style saddle. Additional accessories include a finder scope base (finder is sold separately), which comes already attached to the tube, and an Explore Scientific 2" Diagonal, with 99% reflectivity to compliment the optics of this portable, classic refractor.

Explore ED127 FCD100 Carbon Fiber Refractor Features

  • Aperture: 127 mm
  • Focal Length: 952 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.5
  • Optics: Hoya FCD100
  • Optical Style: Air-Spaced Triplet
  • Optical Tube: Carbon Fiber
  • Dew Shield: Integrated
  • Focuser: 2.5" Hexagonal Dual Speed Rack & Pinion
  • Mounting: Cradle Ring with Vixen Dovetail
  • Diagonal: 2" 99% Reflectivity
  • Case: Sold Separately
  • Finder: Sold Separately
  • Weight: 12 pounds
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number FCD100-127075-CF
Telescope Aperture 127mm (5")
Telescope Series Explore FCD100 APO
Telescope Mount Type No Mount - OTA Only
Type of Electronics OTA Only - No Electronics
Optical Design Refractor
Number of Refractor Elements 3 (Triplet)
Focal Length (mm) 952
Focal Ratio f/7.5
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13
Focuser Size 2.5"
Focuser Speed Dual Speed
Refractor OTA Length - Extended (in.) 41.75"
Refractor OTA Length - Retracted (in.) 33.25"
Telescope OTA Outside Diameter (in.) 177.8mm
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 12
Warranty One (1) Year with Limited Lifetime Option
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 Carbon Fiber ED Triplet Refractor OTA
  • 2.5" Dual-Speed HEX Focuser
  • Cradle Ring with Handle
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail
  • Finderscope Base (Finder and Bracket Sold Separately)
  • 2" Star Diagonal with 99% Reflectivity
  • Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 FCD100 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor with 2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-127075-CF
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