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Explore Scientific AR152 Air-Spaced Doublet Refractor [Sold]

  • November 12, 2023 2:59 PM
    Message # 13278524

    Looking for a new home.  I bought this when I was experimenting with different designs.  Only used a couple of times.  Been kept in a climate controlled room.

    Like new, optics are quite good.  Being a doublet design, there is some chromatic aberration.  I did not find it an issue, and people use filters to get rid of most of it.  I used a violet filter.  Some others have said baader semi apo fringe killer filter also works well.  I liked the shorter OTA vs the CR-150.

    The current price new is $979, but it does not come with the case.  Very nice storage case.

    FL: 988mm, f/6.5, tube length 41", objective diameter 152mm.

    OTA is ~23lbs, so you will need an appropriate mount.  Case is also ~24 lbs.


    I will bring the scope to the 11/16 meeting

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