Explore Scientific 127mm f/7.5 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope (OTA Only)

BH #EXESED127075 • MFR #ES-ED127075-03
Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific 127mm f/7.5 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope (OTA Only)
Key Features
  • 127mm Aperture
  • 952mm Focal Length, f/7.5 Focal Ratio
  • Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) Glass
  • Proprietary EMD Enhanced Multicoatings
The ED127 127mm f/7.5 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope from Explore Scientific features a triplet apochromatic lens system with Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass and Explore Scientific's proprietary anti-reflection EMD fully multicoated optics. This combination of glass, lenses, and coatings virtually eliminates chromatic and spherical aberrations for clear and bright images without distortion across the entire field of view, with true color rendition. This is a powerful optical tube assembly that can be used to see detailed views of celestial objects from the Moon to deep sky objects like nebulae and galaxies. It is also portable enough to be used as a grab-and-go option over larger and heavier scopes or set up on a dual-mount rig for astrophotography/astroimaging.
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Explore Scientific 127mm f/7.5 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope (OTA Only)

Explore Scientific ED127 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube Assembly
  • 3Mounting
  • 4Included Accessories

The ED127 127mm f/7.5 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope from Explore Scientific features a triplet apochromatic lens system with Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass and Explore Scientific's proprietary anti-reflection EMD fully multicoated optics. This combination of glass, lenses, and coatings virtually eliminates chromatic and spherical aberrations for clear and bright images without distortion across the entire field of view, with true color rendition. This is a powerful optical tube assembly that can be used to see detailed views of celestial objects from the Moon to deep sky objects like nebulae and galaxies. It is also portable enough to be used as a grab-and-go option over larger and heavier scopes or set up on a dual-mount rig for astrophotography/astroimaging.

A mounting cradle-ring clamps over optical tube assembly (OTA). The cradle-ring assembly allows the user to adjust the orientation and position of the scope relative to the mount to optimize viewing comfort and balance, while avoiding interference with other equipment. The scope is offered without a mount or tripod, but a Vixen-style dovetail plate makes it compatible with any alt-az or equatorial mount with a Vixen-style saddle. Its two-speed rack-and-pinion focuser helps make fine-focusing fast and precise. A 90° star diagonal is also included for more comfortable viewing. The mirror has dielectric coatings for a 99% light transmission for minimal light loss when using it.

Optical Tube Assembly

  • 127mm objective lens
  • 952mm focal length
  • Focal ratio: f/7.5
  • Refractor-style optical design
  • Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass
  • Triplet apochromatic lenses eliminate chromatic and spherical aberrations for true color rendition and without distortion across the entire field of view
  • Proprietary anti-reflection EMD enhanced multicoatings on all optics
  • Two-speed 2" rack-and-pinion focuser

Mounting

  • Optical tube assembly only; mount and tripod required
  • Vixen-style dovetail plate is compatible with any alt-az or equatorial mount with a Vixen-style saddle
  • Cradle-ring assembly for plate allows the scope orientation to be changed based on mount configuration
  • Integrated carry handle on cradle-ring assembly

Included Accessories

  • One-piece 2" 90° star diagonal with highly-reflective dielectric coatings for up to 99% light transmission
  • 1.25" eyepiece adapter
  • Mounting bracket for user-supplied finderscope
UPC: 812257014965

Explore Scientific ED127 Specs

Optical Tube Assembly
Optical DesignTriplet Refractor
Aperture127 mm / 5"
Focal Length952 mm
Focal Ratiof/7.5
FocuserRack-and-Pinion
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25", 2"
Diagonal90° Star
FinderscopeNone
Mounting SystemVixen Style
General
BatteriesNone
GPSNo
Wi-FiNo
Weight22.0 lb / 10.0 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight21.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)41 x 11.5 x 11"
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