The new FCD100 ED102 mm Carbon Fiber Air-Spaced Apochromatic f/7 Triplet Telescope with 2.5-Inch Hex Rack and Pinion Focuser from Explore Scientific: is a truly outstanding quality refracting telescope for any Astronomer. It utilizes extremely high-quality Hoya FCD100 ED Optical glass that can be considered near the pinnacle of available optical quality, putting the very highest level of optic capacity within your reach.
The FCD100 102 mm Triplet is truly diffraction limited and has been sized for extreme portability and convenience of use, making it a great choice for astronomers on the move who don't want to have to sacrifice optical quality. For further convenience, the FCD100 102 mm also makes use of an integrated dew shield and a high quality 2.5-inch Hexagonal Rack and Pinion focuser. It may be mounted to any V Style dovetail plate cleanly and easily, and weighs approximately 12-pounds.