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Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope with Twilight I Mount

SKU FL-AR1271200MAZ01
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Original price $1,148.00 - Original price $1,280.00
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Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm f/9.4 Doublet Refractor with Twilight I Mount - FL-AR1271200MAZ01

Introducing the Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm f/9.4 Doublet Refractor Telescope with Twilight I Mount.

Whether your fascination lies in uncovering the intricacies of our solar system or embarking on an exploration of the captivating wonders of deep space, the FirstLight series has curated observing packages tailored to your unique preferences.

Each package is thoughtfully equipped with all the essentials, comprising a telescope, a robust mount, an eyepiece, and a red dot viewfinder.

The telescope options span a range of optical configurations, encompassing achromatic refractors spanning from 70mm to 152mm in aperture, Maksutov-Cassegrains ranging from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflectors from 114mm to an impressive 203mm.

The available mounts encompass a spectrum of choices, from a straightforward fork-mounted alt-azimuth selection to a comprehensive GOTO tracking system.

As an added convenience, each package includes an adapter that seamlessly integrates your smartphone, facilitating effortless capture and sharing of the breathtaking celestial vistas witnessed through your eyepiece.

With FirstLight, your sole prerequisite is a thirst for discovery.

Included in this package is the FirstLight AR127mm White Tube Refractor with a 1200mm focal length, boasting an f/9.4 telescope, coupled with the Twilight I Alt/Az mount.

It features a 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser, a 2" 90° Diagonal, a Plossl 25mm eyepiece, a Red-dot Finder, and a Smartphone Camera adapter to enhance your celestial exploration experience.



  • 127mm Objective Lens: The telescope is equipped with a 127mm (5 inches) objective lens, which provides impressive light-gathering capabilities. This sizable lens allows for exceptional image brightness and clarity, making it well-suited for a wide range of astronomical observations.
  • 1200mm Focal Length: With a generous focal length of 1200mm, this refractor telescope delivers a substantial magnification potential. The extended focal length enables you to achieve high-resolution views of celestial objects, including planets, the moon, and deep-sky wonders.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Lens: The optical elements of the telescope feature fully multi-coated lenses. This advanced coating technology minimizes light loss due to reflections and enhances light transmission through the lens. As a result, you can enjoy sharp, contrast-rich images with minimal optical aberrations.
  • 180x Highest Useful Magnification: The telescope supports a maximum useful magnification of 180x. This level of magnification allows for detailed observations of lunar craters, planetary features, and even some deep-sky objects. It's an ideal instrument for both beginners and intermediate astronomers.
  • Doublet Refractor Design: The telescope utilizes a doublet lens system, consisting of two optical elements, to correct for chromatic aberration. This design choice ensures that colors come to a sharp focus together, producing crisp and color-accurate images.
  • Twilight I Mount: The included Twilight I Alt/Azimuth mount provides a stable and user-friendly platform for your telescope. It offers smooth and precise adjustments in both altitude (up and down) and azimuth (left and right) directions, allowing you to track and follow celestial objects with ease.
  • 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser: The telescope is equipped with a 2.5-inch hexagonal focuser. This focuser design ensures secure and stable attachment of accessories such as eyepieces and cameras, providing a steady platform for astrophotography and observation.
  • 2" 90° Diagonal: Included in the package is a 2-inch 90-degree diagonal. This diagonal makes observing more comfortable by providing a convenient angle for looking into the eyepiece, reducing neck strain during extended viewing sessions.
  • Plossl 25mm Eyepiece: The telescope package includes a 25mm Plossl eyepiece. Plossl eyepieces are known for their excellent image quality and are suitable for a wide range of celestial targets.
  • Red-Dot Finder: The telescope comes with a red-dot finder, a user-friendly aiming device that simplifies the process of aligning your telescope with the intended target in the night sky.
  • Smartphone Camera Adapter: An adapter for smartphones is also included in the package, allowing you to attach your smartphone to the telescope for astrophotography. This feature enables you to capture and share the celestial wonders you observe with ease.


Recommended Upgrade:

Upgrade your stargazing experience with the Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm  Doublet Refractor Telescope with Twilight I Mount Ultimate Bundle - a Red Carpet exclusive offer!

Upgrade & Save with Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - with Twilight I Mount & Bonus Accessories

In this Ultimate Bundle upgrade, you'll receive four invaluable bonus accessories:

ES Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere Star Map for Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - with Twilight I Mount & Bonus Accessories
  • ES Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere Star Map: for easy celestial navigation
ES R-Lite Flashlight for Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - with Twilight I Mount & Bonus Accessories
  • ES R-Lite Flashlight: to preserve your night vision
Discovery 2x Barlow Lens for Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - with Twilight I Mount & Bonus Accessories
  • Discovery 2x Barlow Lens: for enhanced magnification
Explore One Moon Filter for Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - with Twilight I Mount & Bonus Accessories
  • Explore One Moon Filter: for clearer lunar observations

Elevate your astronomy journey with these essential additions today!


What's Included:

✓ Explore Scientific 127mm Doublet Refractor

✓ Twilight I mount

✓ Plossl 25mm eyepiece

✓ Red-dot viewfinder

✓ Smartphone camera adapter

✓ Limited 1 year warranty



      Item Number  FL-AR1271200MAZ01
      Comes With  Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plossl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software
      Lens Coatings  Fully Multi-Coated
      Magnification  180x
      Focal Length  1200mm
      Focal Ratio  f/9.4
      Adapter  2.5" Hexagonal Focuser; 2" 90° Diagonal
      Optical Diameter  127mm
      Eyepiece  25mm Plossl
      Mount Type  Twilight 1 Alt/Az mount

      Explore FirstLight 127mm Doublet Refractor Telescope with Twilight I Mount Product Manual:

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 2 reviews
      Thomas T.
      My First Telescope

      This telescope is wonderful. My family has really enjoyed using it to find planets and look at the sky. I’ve had many questions about set-up and accessories and Matt has been extremely helpful and always responsive to emails. I highly recommend Red Carpet.

      The optics are quite good

      Very decent optics. I'm a beginner with astro photography, so this Telescope + smartphone adapter package is perfect for my current needs! A great recommendation from the sales team at Red Carpet Telescopes.