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Explore Scientific ED140 FPL53 140mm F/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apo Refractor In Carbon Fiber With 3" Hex Focuser
Explore Scientific ED140 FPL53 140mm F/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apo Refractor In Carbon Fiber With 3" Hex Focuser
Explore Scientific ED140 FPL53 140mm F/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apo Refractor In Carbon Fiber With 3" Hex Focuser
Explore Scientific ED140 FPL53 140mm F/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apo Refractor In Carbon Fiber With 3" Hex Focuser

Explore Scientific ED140 FPL53 140mm F/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apo Refractor In Carbon Fiber With 3" Hex Focuser

Brand: Explore Scientific
Item Number: FPL53-140CF-01

Regular price $5,999.99 $5,999.99 On Sale

  • Estimated Arrival: Between Oct 23 and Nov 07. * ETA for USA only

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    Reveal celestial wonders like the desolate beauty of the lunar terrain, the serene structure of Saturn’s rings or the brightest deep sky treasures of the Messier catalog with Explore Scientific’s ED140 FPL53 140mm f/6.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED Apochromatic Refractor in Carbon Fiber with 3" HEX Focuser.
    This is an all new design from Explore Scientific and offers greater quality optics provided by Ohara. We use Ohara FPL-53 glass in these optics which is very similar in characteristics as Hoya FCD-100.
    Combining it with optical glass of high refractive index allows us to achieve unprecedented advanced chromatic aberration correction. Ohara FPL-53 is considered the best glass ever produced by Ohara. Having a true diffraction-limited optical design and sized to encourage spontaneous stargazing sessions, this high-quality telescope is a perfect grab-and-go instrument for exploring the skies.
    Featuring an air-spaced triplet optical design that virtually eliminates chromatic aberrations, this telescope generates brilliant high-contrast images by combining genuine Ohara FPL-53 extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary EMD enhanced multilayer coatings on all optical surfaces.
    In addition, this amazing scope also includes a 3" Hexagonal focuser with very rigid design and strong support. Up to 10 lbs of gear can be loaded onto this focuser.
    ED140mm f/6.5 Air Spaced Triplet with Ohara FPL-53 optics and Integrated Dew Shield; 910mm focal length; 3" HEX Focuser; Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen Style Dovetail Plate; Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope; 99% Reflective 2" Diagonal; and a hard TSA approved carrying case. Weighs 21 pounds with cradle. (Finder Scope NOT Included)

    Item Number FPL53–140CF-01
    Focal Length 910mm
    Focal Ratio f/6.5
    Limiting Magnitude 13
    Resolution .9 arcsec
    Tube Length w/ Dew Szhield 39"; 991mm
    Tube Length w/out Dew Shield 33.25"; 844mm
    Diameter 140mm
    Weight 21lb; 9.45kg
    Dovetail Vixen


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