Explore Scientific FPL-53 Series 140mm f/6.5 Triplet Refractor

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    ES-FPL53-140CF-01

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  • Aperture: 140 mm (5.5-inch)
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.7
  • Focal Length: 938 mm
  • High performance astrograph using excellent FPL-53 optics

Explore Scientific FPL-53 Series 140mm f/6.5 Triplet Refractor

The ED140 FPL-53 from Explore Scientific is a superb astrograph level apochromatic refractor, designed for astrophotography from the ground up. It operates at a fast f/6.7 focal ratio while at a 140 mm aperture, and utilizes Ohara FPL-53 optical glass to ensure the utmost in optical quality and clarity. The apochromatic design ensures the total absence of all chromatic aberration, further clarifying the image for your enjoyment. Look up into space and capture clear, high resolution images of the farthest reaches with the ED140 FPL-53! 

This superb telescope has been packaged with: 3 Inch Hexagonal Rack and Pinion Focuser with 10:1 Dual Speed Movement and smooth control; Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate; Deluxe Carrying Case; 99-percent Reflective 2-inch Diagonal; Explore Finder Scope Base installed on scope.

Specifications

Aperture140 mm (5.51")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection2"
Dawes Limit0.83 arcseconds
Focal Length910 mm
Focal Ratiof/6.5
Free ShippingYes
Glass Type53
Hightest Magnification280x
Light Gathering Power400x
Limiting Magnitude14.5
ManufacturerExplore Scientific
Optical DesignTriplet
Tube Diameter140mm
Tube Length844mm
Tube Weight21 lbs
WarrantyLifetime Warranty
  • ED140mm FPL-53 OTA
  • 3 Inch Hexagonal Rack and Pinion Focuser with 10:1 Dual Speed Movement and smooth control
  • Cradle Ring with Handle and Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate
  • Deluxe Carrying Case
  • 99-percent Reflective 2-inch Diagonal
  • Explore Finder Scope Base (No Finder Scope Included

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