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Explore Scientific 127mm carbon-fiber Triplet ED refractor Sold!

Price - $1,600.00

Ad Number: 115968

Posted: 20 Sep 2017

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Explore Scientific's 127mm carbon-fiber apochromoatic refractor (EDT-127075-CF) can be hard to find right now — but you can get this one right away. It's a new-in-box OTA with an air-spaced triplet objective that incorporates Hoya extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and proprietary multi-layer coatings on all optical surfaces. The lightweight carbon-fiber tube eliminates focus problems caused by shrinking/expansion during temperature fluctuations.

This OTA was donated to the International Dark-Sky Association in 2015 by Scott Roberts, ES's founder/president and a former IDA Director. All sale proceeds will be given to the IDA to support its efforts to control and reduce light pollution worldwide. (FYI, I am currently on the IDA Board, hence my role in selling this.)

Standard retail for this tube assembly is $1,848.99. The scope will be covered by ES's original warranty. IDA will pay the shipping.
Specifications:
• Aperture: 127 mm
• Focal length: 952 mm (f/7.5)
• Tube length w/ and w/o dewshield: 39" (991 mm), 33.25" (844 mm)
• Weight: 14 pounds (6.2 kg)
• Includes 99% reflective 2-inch diagonal
• Includes cradle rings and Vixen dovetail mounting bar

More info: https://explorescien...tic-refractor-1

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General


  • Condition New in Box
  • Location Tucson, Arizona



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