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saxon FCD100 127mm Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope - OTA Only

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@media screen and (max-width: 600px) { .mobile-hide { display: none !important; } } @media screen and (min-width: 601px) { .desktop-hide { display: none !important; } } High-Performance Japanese Hoya Glass FCD100 Glass Saxon's latest apochromatic triplet astrograph refractors are one to be envied. Featuring Japanese Hoya glass, the FCD100 series offers little to no chromatic aberration for almost fluorite level imaging quality, For the best of the best imaging quality for the astronomer, the FCD100 range's high refractive index coupled with propriety EMD 'enhanced multi-layer deposition' means that high contrast and definition from the lunar surface, Saturn's rings, or deep sky objects will be within your telescope's capabilities.  The FCD100 range also features a dual speed (10:1) 2.5" Hexagonal focuser for extra smooth and precise focusing, a step up from standard crayford focusers found in cheaper makes. The saxon FCD100 127mm Apochromatic ED Refractor Telescope weighs 7.75kg without accessories, which is suitable as a primary lunar, planetary or deep sky astrophotography. You can also use it as a high-powered guide scope. The telescope includes a 2" dielectronic diagonal with 1.25" adapter which accepts both 2" and 1.25" sized eyepieces and accessories. The diagonal measures at 99% reflectivity to maximise light transmission, and is engineered to accept 2" filters on the telescope side and a brass compression ring on the eyepiece size.    Features 127mmmm aperture 952mm focal length (F/7.5) Hoya's FCD100 Apochromatic Triplet Glass EMD enhanced multi-layer deposition coatings 2.5" Dual Speed Hexagonal focuser Includes: 2" 28mm LET Eyepiece, 9x50 Erecting Finderscope, 2" Dielectric diagonal with 1.25" eyepiece.    Full Specifications Aperture 127mm Focal length 952mm Focal Ratio F/7.5 Optical design Japanese made FCD100 Refractor Focuser 2.5" hexagonal dual speed focuser Eyepiece included 2" 28mm LET Finderscope 9x50 erect image finderscope Tube dimensions 790mm (contracted dew shield) to 910mm (with dew shield) Tube weight 7.75kg (without accessories)   As the FCD100 127mm Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope weighs 7.75kg without accessories, this telescope requires the HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount and Tripod and above.    Recommended Accessories saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 TripletsReduce the focal ratio of your FCD100 127mm from F/7.5 to F/5.25 for long-exposure astrophotography and widefield imaging. saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch AdapterDoubles the magnification of your telescope. Great for planetary viewing. Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual SaddleAn impressive GoTo German-Equatorial Mount with a payload capacity of 13.7kg. M48 T-Thread Spacer Ring KitAdd a M48-T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit to adjust backfocus spacing as required. Comes with 7 convenient sizes. Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet RefractorPadded hard carry case for the FCD100 127mm Triplet Refractor Telescope. saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 TripletsReduce the focal ratio of your FCD100 127mm from F/7.5 to F/5.25 for long-exposure astrophotography and widefield imaging. saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch AdapterDoubles the magnification of your telescope. Great for planetary viewing. Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual SaddleAn impressive GoTo German-Equatorial Mount with a payload capacity of 13.7kg. M48 T-Thread Spacer Ring KitAdd a M48-T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit to adjust backfocus spacing as required. Comes with 7 convenient sizes. Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet RefractorPadded hard carry case for the FCD100 127mm Triplet Refractor Telescope.   About saxon - High-Quality Optics The Saxon brand commits to quality and research. The company develops a range of binoculars, telescopes, microscopes and accessories with the understanding of its user’s priorities and needs. Saxon has built each product around the knowledge that everyone’s viewing requirements are different, proven through each precise and well though out product line. Browse a range of Saxon optical products and you'll find that every glass has been designed to help every viewer see only the best in every situation. Product Code: 211102
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    High-Performance Japanese Hoya Glass FCD100 Glass

    Saxon's latest apochromatic triplet astrograph refractors are one to be envied. Featuring Japanese Hoya glass, the FCD100 series offers little to no chromatic aberration for almost fluorite level imaging quality, For the best of the best imaging quality for the astronomer, the FCD100 range's high refractive index coupled with propriety EMD 'enhanced multi-layer deposition' means that high contrast and definition from the lunar surface, Saturn's rings, or deep sky objects will be within your telescope's capabilities. 

    The FCD100 range also features a dual speed (10:1) 2.5" Hexagonal focuser for extra smooth and precise focusing, a step up from standard crayford focusers found in cheaper makes. The saxon FCD100 127mm Apochromatic ED Refractor Telescope weighs 7.75kg without accessories, which is suitable as a primary lunar, planetary or deep sky astrophotography. You can also use it as a high-powered guide scope. The telescope includes a 2" dielectronic diagonal with 1.25" adapter which accepts both 2" and 1.25" sized eyepieces and accessories. The diagonal measures at 99% reflectivity to maximise light transmission, and is engineered to accept 2" filters on the telescope side and a brass compression ring on the eyepiece size. 

     

    Features

    • 127mmmm aperture
    • 952mm focal length (F/7.5)
    • Hoya's FCD100 Apochromatic Triplet Glass
    • EMD enhanced multi-layer deposition coatings
    • 2.5" Dual Speed Hexagonal focuser
    • Includes: 2" 28mm LET Eyepiece, 9x50 Erecting Finderscope, 2" Dielectric diagonal with 1.25" eyepiece. 

     

    Full Specifications

    Aperture 127mm
    Focal length 952mm
    Focal Ratio F/7.5
    Optical design Japanese made FCD100 Refractor
    Focuser 2.5" hexagonal dual speed focuser
    Eyepiece included 2" 28mm LET
    Finderscope 9x50 erect image finderscope
    Tube dimensions 790mm (contracted dew shield) to 910mm (with dew shield)
    Tube weight 7.75kg (without accessories)

     

    As the FCD100 127mm Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor Telescope weighs 7.75kg without accessories, this telescope requires the HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount and Tripod and above

     

    Recommended Accessories

    saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 Triplets saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 Triplets
    Reduce the focal ratio of your FCD100 127mm from F/7.5 to F/5.25 for long-exposure astrophotography and widefield imaging.
    Find Out More
    saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch Adapter saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch Adapter
    Doubles the magnification of your telescope. Great for planetary viewing.
    Find Out More
    Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual Saddle Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual Saddle
    An impressive GoTo German-Equatorial Mount with a payload capacity of 13.7kg.
    Find Out More
    saxon Moon Filter 1.25-inch M48 T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit
    Add a M48-T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit to adjust backfocus spacing as required. Comes with 7 convenient sizes.
    Find Out More
    Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet Refractor Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet Refractor
    Padded hard carry case for the FCD100 127mm Triplet Refractor Telescope.
    Find Out More
    saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 Triplets saxon 0.7x Focal Reducer for FCD100 Triplets
    Reduce the focal ratio of your FCD100 127mm from F/7.5 to F/5.25 for long-exposure astrophotography and widefield imaging.
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    saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch Adapter saxon 2X ED Barlow Lens 2-inch with 1.25-inch Adapter
    Doubles the magnification of your telescope. Great for planetary viewing.
    Shopping Cart Icon
    Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual Saddle Saxon HEQ5 Pro GOTO Mount with Steel Tripod Dual Saddle
    An impressive GoTo German-Equatorial Mount with a payload capacity of 13.7kg.
    Shopping Cart Icon
    saxon Moon Filter 1.25-inch M48 T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit
    Add a M48-T-Thread Spacer Ring Kit to adjust backfocus spacing as required. Comes with 7 convenient sizes.
    Shopping Cart Icon
    Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet Refractor Saxon Aluminium Case for FCD100 127mm ED Triplet Refractor
    Padded hard carry case for the FCD100 127mm Triplet Refractor Telescope.
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    About saxon - High-Quality Optics

    The Saxon brand commits to quality and research. The company develops a range of binoculars, telescopes, microscopes and accessories with the understanding of its user’s priorities and needs. Saxon has built each product around the knowledge that everyone’s viewing requirements are different, proven through each precise and well though out product line. Browse a range of Saxon optical products and you'll find that every glass has been designed to help every viewer see only the best in every situation.

    Product Code: 211102

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    Optical DesignAPO Refractor
    Aperture127mm
    Focal Length952mm
    Focal Ratio7.5
    Finderscope Make9x50 Erect image finderscope
    Tube Length790mm - 910mm
    Electronic Hand ControlNo
    Motor DriveNo
    Warranty Information5 Years Limited Warranty
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