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Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber Newtonian 208mm f/3.8 Telescope w/EXOS2GT Mount

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With over 8 inches of light gathering power and a low focal ratio (3.9), this Carbon Fiber Newtonian 208mm is capable of bringing distant, faint treasures to high resolution at a very generous field of view. With the addition of the White EXOS2-GT GoTo Computerized German Equatorial Mount, easily bring family and friends on the cosmic journey with you.

Use of this Newtonian is made much simpler with Explore Scientific's no-tool collimation set up, which features an easily-adjustable mechanism.

All optical surfaces are treated with high quality EMD coating, which virtually eliminates light scatter.

The telescope comes with a soft carrying case, cradle rings with handle and a Vixen-style dovetail base, which is compatible with a host of mounts on the market. A base is installed for an ES Finder Scope, which can purchased separately.

Specifications:

Description Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber Newtonian 208mm f/3.8 w/EXOS2GT Mount
Item Number N208CFEXOS2GT
Primary Mirror Diameter 208mm
Secondary Mirror Diameter (M.A.) 80mm
Focal Length 812mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Resolving Power .6 arc seconds
Optical Tube Assembly Weight 18.3lb
Material Primary mirror Special low expansion H-PZ33
Material Secondary mirror Borosilicate-glass with low thermal expansion, individually matched to main mirror
Dovetail Vixen
Mount EXOS2GT German Equatorial GoTo Mount

Order Confirmation

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail.  This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase. We then confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment. If your item is on back-order or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail. If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment, we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will normally ship within two business days from the date of your order (we aim for same or next day). We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out. If you do not receive tracking information from us within a few business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at info@telescopespace.com

Damages

Please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive. If you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery. If your item(s) do arrived damaged, please send photos to info@telescopespace.com and we will process an insurance claim on your behalf.

Cancellations & Refunds:

All orders cancelled after 48 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped.  If an order is cancelled after it has shipped, you (the buyer) will be responsible for actual return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you use when placing your order.

Returns

We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online. If you find another online store that offers a lower price than us within 30 days of your purchase date please let us know and we will refund your original payment for the difference. We want you to feel confident that you are getting the absolute best price for the product you are ordering.

To request your partial refund simply e-mail us a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within 30 days from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly. Our 100% Price Guarantee has some limitations:

  • You must purchase the item from our website before requesting your Price Match Guarantee
  • Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offers are not eligible
  • The item must be in stock on the competitors website
  • The competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail location
  • The website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)
  • The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question
  • The Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax

With over 8 inches of light gathering power and a low focal ratio (3.9), this Carbon Fiber Newtonian 208mm is capable of bringing distant, faint treasures to high resolution at a very generous field of view. With the addition of the White EXOS2-GT GoTo Computerized German Equatorial Mount, easily bring family and friends on the cosmic journey with you.

Use of this Newtonian is made much simpler with Explore Scientific's no-tool collimation set up, which features an easily-adjustable mechanism.

All optical surfaces are treated with high quality EMD coating, which virtually eliminates light scatter.

The telescope comes with a soft carrying case, cradle rings with handle and a Vixen-style dovetail base, which is compatible with a host of mounts on the market. A base is installed for an ES Finder Scope, which can purchased separately.

Specifications:

Description Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber Newtonian 208mm f/3.8 w/EXOS2GT Mount
Item Number N208CFEXOS2GT
Primary Mirror Diameter 208mm
Secondary Mirror Diameter (M.A.) 80mm
Focal Length 812mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Resolving Power .6 arc seconds
Optical Tube Assembly Weight 18.3lb
Material Primary mirror Special low expansion H-PZ33
Material Secondary mirror Borosilicate-glass with low thermal expansion, individually matched to main mirror
Dovetail Vixen
Mount EXOS2GT German Equatorial GoTo Mount

Order Confirmation

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail.  This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase. We then confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment. If your item is on back-order or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail. If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment, we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will normally ship within two business days from the date of your order (we aim for same or next day). We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out. If you do not receive tracking information from us within a few business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at info@telescopespace.com

Damages

Please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive. If you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery. If your item(s) do arrived damaged, please send photos to info@telescopespace.com and we will process an insurance claim on your behalf.

Cancellations & Refunds:

All orders cancelled after 48 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped.  If an order is cancelled after it has shipped, you (the buyer) will be responsible for actual return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you use when placing your order.

Returns

We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online. If you find another online store that offers a lower price than us within 30 days of your purchase date please let us know and we will refund your original payment for the difference. We want you to feel confident that you are getting the absolute best price for the product you are ordering.

To request your partial refund simply e-mail us a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within 30 days from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly. Our 100% Price Guarantee has some limitations:

  • You must purchase the item from our website before requesting your Price Match Guarantee
  • Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offers are not eligible
  • The item must be in stock on the competitors website
  • The competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail location
  • The website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)
  • The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question
  • The Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax

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This shroud covers it all.

This shroud blocks out all of the light trespass in my area. It has two slots for the eyepiece and the finder scope. A must have item for this instrument.

Nicely emersive experience.

This lens has me looking into more 2" eyepieces from the same series. The views are amazing and Crystal clear. Literally room to stretch out the eyes.
Ring Nebula is so beautiful through this lens, truly breathtaking.

Fast, reliable, spot on customer service.

I have been in the market for an Ultralight 12" Dobsonian telescope. Ryan helped me with useful information on Explore Scientific telescope. What an amazing purchase. A high quality instrument and a dream come true for collimation. Great company, great scope.

Coming equipped with two decent eyepieces and an adapter is nice. Will upgrade to a 2" eyepiece one day, but not in the budget right now. Thanks to Ryan for help with ordering.

Easy

I'm enjoying the telescope very much. It's not too hard to assemble, although very slowly the first time.