Refractor Telescopes

  • 102mm Achromatic Refractor - AR Doublet Series (DAR102065-02)
    Explore Scientific
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  • 102mm Apochromatic Refractor - FCD-1 ED Triplet Carbon Fiber Series
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  • 102mm Apochromatic Refractor - FCD-1 ED Triplet Essentials Series (ES-ED10207-02)
    Explore Scientific
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  • 102MM FCD100 Apochromatic Refractor (FCD100-10207-02)
    Explore Scientific
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  • 107FL f/3.9ED
    Borg
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  • 127mm Achromatic Refractor - AR Doublet Series (DAR127065-02)
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  • 127mm Apochromatic Refractor - FCD-1 ED Triplet Essential Series (ES-ED127075-03)
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  • 127MM FCD100 Apochromatic Refractor (FCD100-127075-02)
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  • 152mm Achromatic Refractor - AR Doublet Series (DAR152065-02)
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  • 152mm FCD-1 Air-Spaced Triplet Apochromat in Carbon Fiber (TED15208CF-HEXDD3)
    Explore Scientific
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  • 480E Refractor Telescope 80mm F/6
    DayStar
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    DayStar
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  • 80mm Apochromatic Refractor - FCD-1 ED Triplet Carbon Fiber Series
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  • 80MM FCD100 Apochromatic Refractor (FCD100-0806-02)
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  • 80mm Refractor (8710)
    iOptron
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  • Advanced VX 6 Refractor Telescope (22020)
    Celestron
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    Celestron
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  • APO 140FL F/7 Scope Only
    Telescope Engineering Company
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    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO 140FL F/7 with Rings, Mounting Plate, and Case
    Telescope Engineering Company
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    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO160FL F/11 – NEW MODEL
    Telescope Engineering Company
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    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO160FL F/7
    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO160FL F/7 with Rings and Mounting Plate
    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO180FL F/7
    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO180FL F/7 with Rings and Dovetail Plate
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  • APO200FL F/11 – NEW MODEL
    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • APO250VT F/8.8
    Telescope Engineering Company
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    Telescope Engineering Company
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  • B&WCat 51 APO 250mm f/4.9 - Limited Edition
    William Optics
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  • B&WCat 71 APO 350mm f/4.9 - Limited Edition
    William Optics
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  • ED102 Carbon Fiber FCD100 Apochromatic Refractor (FCD100-10207-CF-01)
    Explore Scientific
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  • ED127 Carbon Fiber FCD100 Apochromatic Refractor (FCD100-127075-CF)
    Explore Scientific
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  • ED80 Essential Series Air-Spaced Triplet Refractor Telescope Bundle with Hard Case
    Explore Scientific
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  • Esprit 100mm ED Triplet APO Refractor (S11410)
    Sky-Watcher USA
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  • Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor (S11420)
    Sky-Watcher USA
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  • Esprit 150mm ED Triplet APO Refractor (S11430)
    Sky-Watcher USA
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This type of telescope has a long, slender tube with a lens at the front that “refracts” the light from the sky. This is the oldest style of telescope and has many advantages. They are simple to use and understand, need less maintenance, and typically give very sharp views. Unfortunately, it’s difficult and expensive to manufacture large diameter versions of these scopes, so they are fairly small in aperture. 

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