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  1. Explore Scientific AR127 f/6.5 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor with Twilight 1 Tripod Assembly

    Explore Scientific - AR127 f/6.5 Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor with Twilight 1 Tripod Assembly

    The Explore Scientific AR Series telescopes are classic air-spaced, crown-and-flint, doublet achromatic f/6.5 refractors with a superior-class optical figure.

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    Model#: DAR127065-MAZ-01
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    Regular Price: $749.99

    Special Price: $699.99

  2. Explore Scientific David H. Levy Comet Hunter 152mm f/4.8 Carbon Fiber Maksutov-Newtonian

    Explore Scientific - David H. Levy Comet Hunter 152mm f/4.8 Carbon Fiber Maksutov-Newtonian Optical Tube Assembly

    The David H. Levy Comet Hunter is a rich field telescope (RFT), capable of showing faint objects over a wide field of view. NOTE: Case and Eyepiece NOT Included

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    Model#: MN06048CF-04
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    Explore Scientific - TDM Telescope Drive Master Ver. 2 Controller with Cable (For 16-inch LX200 ACF Encoder and Adapter)

    TDM Telescope Drive Master Ver. 2 Controller with Cable (For 16-inch LX200 ACF Encoder and Adapter)

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    Model#: 721002
    $699.99

  4. Explore Scientific 25mm 100° Argon Purged Waterproof Eyepiece - 2"

    Explore Scientific - 25mm 100° Series Argon Purged Waterproof Eyepiece - 2"

    Using advanced computer design, combinations of low dispersion and high refractive index optical glasses, and durable multilayer deposition coatings

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    Model#: EPWP10025-01
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  5. Explore Scientific ED80mm f/6 Classic White "Essential Series" Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor

    Explore Scientific - ED80mm f/6 Classic White "Essential Series" Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor

    Explore Scientific Instruction Booklet for Triplet Refractors

    This 80mm f/6 ED Apochromatic triplet is an air-spaced triplet refractor telescope for observing and photography of celestial objects. Instrument utilizing Hoya ED glass, comes equipped with a 99% dielectric-coated 2-inch diagonal. Case, Finder Scope and Mount NOT included.

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    Model#: ED0806-01
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    Regular Price: $729.99

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  6. Explore Scientific - TDM Adapter for Meade LX200 8"-12"

    Explore Scientific - TDM Adapter for Meade LX200 8"-12"

    TDM Adapter for MEADE LX200 8“-12“ ... Learn More
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    Model#: 0721220
    $729.99

  7. Explore Scientific 10 inch Ultra-Light Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope

    Explore Scientific - 10" Ultra-Light Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - IN STOCK NOW!

    Truly revolutionary in their designs which combine light weight, ease of setup, superb optics, and ingenious means of portability, these

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    Model#: DOB1045-00
    $699.99

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    Explore Scientific - TDM Telescope Drive Master Encoder Only (Requires Mount Specific Adapter)

    TDM Telescope Drive Master Encoder Only (Requires Mount Specific Adapter)

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    Model#: 0721001
    $899.99

  9. Explore Scientific 152mm f/6.5 Achromatic Optical Tube Assembly

    Explore Scientific - 152mm f/6.5 Achromatic Optical Tube Assembly

    The AR152 (six-inch), with its larger aperture optics gathers 44% more light over the AR127 (five-inch) model, providing much brighter images and higher resolution

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    Model#: DAR152065-01
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    Regular Price: $749.99

    Special Price: $699.99

  10. Explore Scientific - TDM Adapter for Meade LX200ACF

    Explore Scientific - TDM Adapter for Meade LX200ACF

    TDM Adapter for MEADE LX200ACF ... Learn More
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    Model#: 0721250
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Explore Scientific, offers factory direct, high-quality astronomical instruments designed and manufactured in our own facilities in Guangzhou and Kunming China.

Founded in 2008 by Scott W. Roberts (former VP at Meade Instruments), Explore Scientific began designing new telescopes and high-end eyepieces, including the new 100° Series Nitrogen-Purged Waterproof Eyepieces. In 2009, Explore Scientific became the exclusive distributor of BRESSER products throughout the Americas, Australia, and New Zealand, and today Explore Scientific is a sister company to the German-based optics company BRESSER.

Established in 1957, BRESSER is one of the best known optics companies throughout Europe. Now owned in part by JOC, Explore Scientific distributes BRESSER's high-quality sporting and hunting optics, including riflescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, laser range finders and other outdoor items. In addition BRESSER offers its own line of astronomical telescopes, microscopes, optical instruments, including other science and outdoor products designed for children.

In 2010, the exclusive manufacturer of Explore Scientific's telescopes and eyepieces, Jinghua Optical Electronics Co., Ltd. (JOC), became a partner with Roberts and now owns a majority of the company.