Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. Each of the combinations in this new line comes complete with all of the essentials ” a telescope, a sturdy mount, an eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder. Telescope offerings include achromatic refractors ranging in aperture from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflectors from 114mm to an impressive 203mm.
Mounts vary from a simple fork-mounted alt-azimuth option to a complete GOTO tracking system. As an added benefit, each package includes an adapter that allows you to use your smartphone to easily capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece. With Firstlight, the only thing you need to provide is a desire to discover.
FirstLight AR102mm White Tube Refractor with 1000mm focal length f/9.8 telescope with EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount; 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25" 90° Diagonal; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and HD132 Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.
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Mount & TripodEXOS Nano EQ3
- 15-pound payload capacity
- Manual German equatorial
- Right Ascension and Declination indicator scales
- Latitude adjustment thumbscrew
- Slow motion control cables for tracking with reduced vibrations
- 5.75-pound counterweight with shaft
- 1.25" stainless steel legs
- Adjustable-height from 24-41"
- Accessory tray with cutouts to hold three 1.25" eyepieces
Model Number FL-AR1021000EQ3 Telescope Series Explore FirstLight Focal Ratio f/9.8 Optical Design Refractor Telescope Aperture 102mm (4.02") Telescope Mount Type Equatorial Type of Electronics Manual - No Electronics Number of Refractor Elements 2 (Doublet) Focal Length (mm) 1000mm Highest Useful Magnification 175X Focuser Style Rack & Pinion Focuser Size 1.25" Focuser Speed Single Speed Warranty
Explore Scientific 1 Year/Unlimited Lifetime upon Registration/Electronics 1 Year Includes GPS Technology? No
- Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor
- EXOS EQ Nano Mount
- Full-size Tripod
- Tripod Accessory Tray
- 25mm Plossl eyepiece
- Smartphone Adapter
- Red Dot Viewfinder
- Downloadable Software
- 1.25" 90° Diagonal
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