Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)
Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)
Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)
Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)
Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)
Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)

Explore Scientific APO FCD-100 ALU - ED 80 (Triplet)

0112086

Regular price€1.265,00
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(Including VAT)

This highly corrected 80mm triplet apochromat (three-lens refractor) with aluminimum outer and 2.5" HEXAFOC precision focuser offers tack sharp stars, contrast and detail.

With the new Explore Scientific FCD-100 Alu Hex, the color and clarity of this telescope sets new standards for refractors in this class. The optical design achieves a polystrehl of 0.97 - (a value that represents the highest correction) making this small excellent Apochromat a very versatile device. The fast aperture ratio of f/6 allows for shorter exposure times in astrophotography, resulting in high image sharpness and excellent contrast making observations of targets such as the North American Nebula or the Andromeda Galaxy just as clean and sharp as planetary observations.

This scope is also extremely light and compact - as the dew protection cap can be inserted to save space. State-of-the-art glass optics and meticulous production techniques have meant that these telescopes offer observation quality at the highest level. The high-quality 2.5" HEXAFOC focuser with 1:10 reduction completes the setup of this all round device - and due to the large diameter of the focuser (65mm), no vignetting occurs even in astrophotography using larger sensors.

Telescope Spec:

  • Optic Design: APO Refracter (Triplet)
  • Aperture: 80mm
  • Focal length: 480mm
  • Aperture ratio: f/6
  • Material tube: Aluminium
  • Eyepiece holder plug diameter: 50.8 mm
  • Tube weight: 2,6kg
  • Three-lens apochromat with two air gaps and central FCD-100 element
  • Focus position: 150mm from plug-in connection
  • Maximum recommended magnification: x 160
  • ED Glass
  • Resolution: 1.73 arc seconds
  • Enhanced Multilayer Desposition (EMD)

Whats included:

  1. Optical tube
  2. 2" 99% zenith mirror
  3. Two extension sleeves for focuser
  4. Dovetail rail GP Level
  5. Dust caps for lens & focuser
  6. Universal Viewfinder Shoe

Download the Explore Scientific ED APO Manual here

 

Please Note: Items in stock and ready for dispatch immediately are usually dispatched within 24 - 72hrs. We always try to offer the quickest possible delivery so items may be sent directly from either our Dublin or our Munich location, depending on stock availability. If an item is a 'Special Order Item' it will require additional lead time before being dispatched. The shipping times below are calculated from when your order is dispatched (i.e you receive your 'Order completed' email and tracking number).

All orders are shipped using our reputable courier partners to ensure your items arrive safely and promptly. We currently only ship within the EU.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND


 
  

Est. Delivery Time:
5 - 7 Working days after dispatch

Standard Tracked Delivery:
Republic of Ireland Nationwide: from €4.95 upwards

Note: The exact shipping charge will depend on the size of your order and will be calculated at the checkout. Some very large and bulky Telescopes may also be shipped to our customers directly from the Manufacturer. This is a special agreement we have with our suppliers to offer the most cost effective shipping rates for our customers.


EUROPE (EU)



Est. Delivery Time:
5 - 7 Working days after dispatch

Standard Tracked Delivery:
European Union: from €4.95 upwards

Note: The exact shipping charge will depend on the size of your order and will be calculated at the checkout. Some very large and bulky Telescopes may also be shipped to our customers directly from the Manufacturer. This is a special agreement we have with our suppliers to offer the most cost effective shipping rates for our customers.

EU Additional Info:

If your country is not listed below please contact us for more information.

Standard EU Delivery Regions:
Germany, France, Belgium, Poland, Luxumbourg, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Croatia, Malta, Greece



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