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Explorer-130P 130mm (5.1") f/650 Parabolic Newtonian Reflector Telescope

The Explorer-130P model features a premium quality Parabolic Primary Mirror, normally found in larger, more expensive telescopes, to eliminate spherical aberrations, producing sharper, higher-contrast images which are full of detail. A parabolic or more accurately a "paraboloidal" mirror, is ground to a shape which brings all incoming light rays to a perfect focus, on axis. In addition this model features 0.5mm Ultra-Thin secondary mirror supports, to reduce diffraction spikes and light loss.

  • Magnifications (with optics supplied): x26, x65
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • Red Dot Finder
  • EQ2 Equatorial Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm

Product Code 10712

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" I was most impressed by the views revealed by the scope during tests...Despite a phase of nearly 96 percent, the waxing gibbous Moon revealed a seemingly inexhaustible amount of fine detail...
Highly recommended! "

Astronomy Now Magazine


Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS” The quality of the star images cannot be faulted, and a higher magnification of Mars showed surface detail well “

Endorsed and recommended by Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS FRAS.


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