Explore Scientific ED APO 80mm F6 FCD-1 Alu R-P Focuser

649,95 €

Explore Scientific ED Apochromatic 80mm F/6 Aluminium Refractor R&P Focuser

The three-lens design of the EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC ED-Apochromats provides everything an amateur astronomer desires - at a reasonable price. The construction with Hoya FCD-1 ED glass has two air spaces and provides a level of correction so superior to the two-lens constructions, that are common in this price class, that you will see the difference immediately. 

This excellent optical performance teams up with a high precision mechanics - the result is a telescope on a level that is setting a new standard in it´s price class. Astrophotographers will love this telescope - a optional field flattner is available and makes the telescope perfect even for cameras with a large chip format.


  • three lens air-spaced ED-apochromat
  • Hoya FCD01-ED glass
  • polystrehl of above 0.9
  • weight: 2,6kg
  • backfocus: 165mm above 2" adaptor


  • Optics with dovetail plate and finder slot 
  • 2" Star Diagonal 99% reflectivity
  • Dust caps for front-lens and focuser



Optical design Apochomatic Refractor
Max recommended magnification 160
ED glass
Objective diameter 80 mm
Focal length 480 mm
Aperture ratio 6
Angular resolution 1.6 arc seconds
Type of coating Enhanced Multilayer Desposition (EMD)
Material OTA Aluminium
Transportability very good
Focusing system 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with helical gearing and 10:1 reduction
Colour white
Dust protection caps Dust protection caps for front lens and eyepiece holder
Ext. warranty after online registration         10 Years
Total length 340 mm
Total width 120 mm
Total height 120 mm
Net weight OTA (incl. accessories) 2.6 kg
Tube length 340 mm


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