Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber 80mm Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor, Carbon Fiber, and Removable Dew Shield, Push/Pull Collimation Cell, Two-Speed Focuser, Deluxe Case and Diagonal
This telescope comes with the following accessories:
- Retractable Dew Shield
- Push/Pull Collimation Cell
- Two-speed Focuser
- Deluxe Case
- Diagonal 2" 99% Reflectivity
The 80mm f/6 ED Apochromatic triplet from Explore Scientific is a great air-spaced triplet refractor telescope for observing as well as for use in photography of celestial objects. This wide field instrument utilizing Hoya ED glass, comes equipped with a 99% dielectric-coated 2-inch diagonal as well as a 8x50 viewfinder making it easy to locate objects. A flight ready case with a foam insert is also included with the telescope as well as a dew shield and dust covers.
- Clear Aperture: 80mm
- Focal Length: 480mm
- Focal Ratio: f/6
- Resolving Power: 1.45 arc seconds
- 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
- Viewfinder: 8x50 Straight; Correct Image; Illuminated Reticle; Adjustable Objective and Eyepiece Focus; Dual-Ring, Six-Point, Bracket with Quick Release Shoe
- Saddle Plate: Fits Explore Scientific Mounts; Vixen Mounts; Meade LXD55/75 Mounts
- Tube Diameter: 85mm
- Tube Length: 475mm (incl. dew shield)
- Tube Construction: Aluminum; Stainless Steel
- Optical Tube Assembly Weight: 7.5 lbs.
TwiLight™ II Altaz Mount and eyepieces are sold separately. All Explore Scientific telescopes are covered under their standard U.S.A. One Year Limited Warranty against defects with proof of purchase, but you can extend this limited warranty to five years by simply filling out the product registration and mailing it to Explore Scientific within 60 days. This program is also available to the person who receives your gift of an Explore Scientific telescope. You don't need to give them the purchase receipt, just remind them to fill out the registration and mail it to Explore Scientific and they will take care of the rest.