Explore Scientific 127mm ED Essential Refractor - ES-ED127075-03

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  • The Explore Scientific Essential ED127 APO is a great refractor, delivering astonishing celestial views
  • Produced with HOYA extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and EMD enhanced multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces
  • Includes 2" Dual-Speed Crayford Focuser for precise focusing capabilities
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  • Description

    Explore Scientific Essential ED127 APO Triplet Refractor


    Explore Scientific's Essential ED 127mm Apochromatic Refractor will display even the most elusive celestial objects, making it ideal for astro-imaging or visual observations. Included is a Dual-Speed Crayford Focuser to give you precise focusing capabilities. All optics have been expertly crafted using genuine Hoya extra-low dispersion (ED) Dense Fluor Crown (FCD1) glass to provide views that will impress even the most seasoned observers.


    All Explore Scientific Air-Spaced Triplet APO Refractors are diffraction-limited at .25PV or better. Special EMD™ enhanced multi-layer coatings are deposited on all optical surfaces, and the result is bright, high contrast images with virtually no light scatter. Interferometric data on your newly purchased and registered Explore apochromatic refractor is available upon request after 6 months of ownership. Time restrictions apply; please contact Customer Service for more information. 


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    What's Included

    • Explore Scientific 127mm ED Essential Refractor OTA

    • Dual-Speed Crayford Focuser

    • 2" Diagonal with 99% Reflectivity

    • Cradle Rings with Handle

    • Vixen-style Dovetail

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Telescope Series: Explore ED Air-Spaced Triplets

    • Telescope Optical Design: Refractor

    • Refractor Design: Apochromat (APO)

    • Number of Refractor Elements: 3

    • Telescope Aperture: 5"

    • Telescope Focal Ratio: f/7.5

    • Telescope Focal Length: 952mm

    • Optical Coatings: EMD enhanced multi-layer

    • Secondary Mirror Central Obstruction: N/A

    • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13

    • Diagonal Included: Yes - 2" Star Diagonal

    • Focuser Style: Crayford Style/li>

    • Focuser Size: 2"

    • Focuser Speed: Dual Speed

    • Telescope OTA Diameter: 5.13" (130.4mm)

    • Telescope Dew Shield Diameter: 175mm

    • Telescope Total Weight: 18lb

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    Limited Warranty is one year, which converts to the Explore STAR Transferrable Extended Life of the Product Warranty when product is registered within 60 days of purchase.

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