Explore Scientific ED102 CF APO Triplet Refracting Telescope Unboxing

In this video, I’m ‘unboxing’ an already opened Explore Scientific ED102 Carbon Fiber APO Triplet Refracting Telescope and taking a look at what comes in the box, what to expect, and some notable features of this great piece.


Model Number ES-ED10207-01
Telescope Series Explore ED Air-Spaced Triplets
Telescope Optical Design Refractor
Refractor Design Apochromat (APO)
Number of Refractor Elements 3
Telescope Aperture 4″
Telescope Focal Ratio f/7
Telescope Focal Length (mm) 714
Optical Coatings Explore EMD
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.5
Diagonal Included? Yes – 2″ Star Diagonal
Telescope Eyepiece(s) Included? No, Sold Separately
Finder Included? No, Sold Separately
Focuser Style Rack & Pinion
Focuser Size 2″
Focuser Speed Dual Speed
Telescope Mount Type No Mount – OTA Only
Telescope OTA Diameter (in.) 4.7 (119 mm)
Telescope Dew Shield Diameter (in.) 153mm
Telescope OTA Weight (lb.) 9.6

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Llamar Vasquez says:

Hello? If you imaged with it already what field flattener are using? And do you know the size of a pinpoint mask to focus on STARS?

Ray's Astrophotography says:

I just ordered this one. Great review. I am looking forward to image with it.

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