Explore Scientific ED APO 165mm Carbon fibre

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Explore Scientific ED APO 165mm Carbon fibre

Explore Scientific ED APO 165mm Carbon fibre

This excellent Explore Scientific ED APO 165mm Carbon fibre telescope is the currently largest representative of the exceptional line of apochromatic refractors by Explore Scientific. The completely new designed optics contains the exceptionally high quality FPL-53 glass which delivers stunning sharpness and contrast without any trace of color abberation. For a apochromatic refractor of this size the focal ratio is relatively fast - the f/7 optics is thus also very suitable for astrophotography. For this reason Explore Scientific added one of the world’s top focusers - the high precision and the famed rigidity of the 3" Feathertouch focuser make focusing an easy task - and unwanted focus shift of an attached camera during exposure simply does not happen. The result of this combination of outstanding optics, top level mechanics and low weight for its aperture makes the Explore Scientific ED APO 165mm Carbon fibre telescope an extremely versatile telescope, that wil not only give images of the moon and planets that are perfect. It will also exceed the expectations of even the most demanding amateur astrophotographers.


  • Excellent color correction
  • Retractable dewshield
  • Lightweight carbon fiber construction

What's included:

  • 165mm tube CF (165/1155mm (6.5" f/7.0) 
  • FTF3235B-A Feather Touch® True 3.0" Dia Dual Speed Focuser
  • 2” Diagonal mirror with 99% coating
  • 06-20160 90° illuminated finderscope with true oriented view
  • Tube rings with handle
  • 3“ Losmandy-type dovetail
  • DeLuxe Flight case with wheels


  • Optical design    Apochomatic Refractor
  • Maximum recommended magnification    330
  • Objective diameter    165 mm
  • Focal length    1155 mm
  • Aperture ratio    7
  • Angular resolution    0.83 arc seconds
  • Mount Type    Optics without Mount
  • Case    High-End Flight-Case with wheels
  • Material OTA    Carbon fiber
  • Ext. warranty after online registration    10 Years
  • Total length    1015 mm
  • Total width    200 mm
  • Total height    200 mm
  • Net weight OTA (incl. accessories)    12.9 kg
  • Tube diameter    178 mm
  • Eyepiece Barrel Diameter    76.2 mm
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Brand Explore Scientific
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Product Code 112165