Explore Scientific 152mm f/6.5 Doublet Air-Spaced Achromat Refractor OTA. & Accessories.

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SKU: ESDAR152 MFR: DAR15206501

Regular Price: $749.99 Instant Rebate: -$150.00

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About Explore Scientific 152 Refractor

For limited time only, save 20.00% on the Explore Scientific 152 Refractor dropping from 749.99 to 599.99 . Bonus: No sales tax either, unless you live in New York or New Jersey.

The Explore Scientific's 152mm f/6.5 telescope is an air-spaced doublet achromatic refracting telescope that utilizes EMD (Enhanced Multilayer Deposition) coatings which eliminates light scatter and maintains image contrast.

Explore Scientific 152 Refractor Features

  • The 152mm/6.5 telescope from Explore Scientific is a air-spaced doublet achromatic refractor with multi-coatings.
  • Each Explore Scientific refractor is rigorously tested before it leaves the factory. Tests include visual inspection as well as interferometric computer evaluation.

Explore Scientific 152 Refractor Specifications

Clear Aperture
152mm
Focal Ratio
f/6.5
Coatings
EMD (Enhanced Multilayer Deposition)
Focuser
2"
Viewfinder
8 x 50 finderscope
Tube Construction
Aluminum; Stainless Steel
Warranty
Explore Scientific 1 year limited warranty
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chris w  I see double vs triple achromat? is one better for resolution of the image? or brightness?
RICHARD S  A telescope that has a two lens system (Achromat) vs. three ( Apochromat) is the Apo has color correct element. This prevents or corrects any color fringing or violet,blue haze when looking at a bright object, such as, the moon, 1st-3rd magnitude stars. There is no difference between the two scopes as far as resolution or apparent brightness of the image. Also, some types of wide angle lenses may have some forms of chromatic fringing also. This more likely to be seen with 82 degree field or wider. ( only when viewing very bright objects like the moon , planets.) They only apparent around the the very edge of fov.
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