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Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope - Ultimate Bundle Package - w/ EQ3 Mount & Bonus Accessories

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Explore FirstLight 80mm f/11.25 Refractor - Ultimate Bundle Package - w/ EQ3 Mount & Bonus Accessories

Presenting the Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm f/11.25 Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount in the Ultimate Bundle—a versatile gateway to your celestial adventures, now enriched with essential accessories.

From unraveling the mysteries of our solar system to unveiling the splendors of deep-space treasures, the FirstLight series personalizes observing packages to fulfill your unique desires.

Telescope options span achromatic refractors (70mm to 152mm), Maksutov-Cassegrains (100mm to 152mm), and Newtonian reflectors (up to 203mm aperture), offering a diverse range of observing experiences.

Mount selections encompass uncomplicated fork-mounted alt-azimuth configurations to comprehensive GOTO tracking systems, automating celestial navigation for a seamless experience.

As part of the Ultimate Bundle upgrade, each package now includes additional accessories to enhance your astronomical journey.

The FirstLight AR80mm Refractor, with a 900mm focal length at f/11.25 and fully-coated glass optics, delivers vivid and detailed imagery, capturing the beauty of the cosmos.

Included in this upgraded package is an EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount for precise tracking, a 40mm draw tube focuser for effortless adjustments, a 1.25" 90° diagonal for comfortable viewing angles, a versatile Plossl 25mm eyepiece, a red-dot finder for precise alignment, and a smartphone camera adapter, enabling you to capture and share your celestial revelations with friends and family.

Enhance your cosmic journey with confidence, clarity, and the convenience of the Ultimate Bundle's additional accessories, including the Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere Star Map, R-Lite Flashlight, Discovery 2x Barlow Lens, and Explore One Moon Filter. 

Embark on your celestial adventure fully equipped and ready to explore the wonders of the universe.


  • 80mm Aperture: Equipped with an 80mm (3.15 inches) objective lens, this telescope strikes a balance for versatile astronomical observations. It gathers sufficient light to reveal celestial objects with clarity and detail.
  • Maximum Useful Magnification of 125x: Unleashing a maximum useful magnification of 125x, this telescope invites exploration of the lunar surface, planetary observation, and deep-sky wonders. It finds the perfect equilibrium between magnification and field of view for a wide celestial range.
  • 900mm Focal Length: Boasting a 900mm focal length paired with an f/11.25 focal ratio, this telescope delivers clear and detailed celestial views. It's tailor-made for lunar, planetary, and deep-sky exploration.
  • Advanced Multi-Coated Optics: The optical elements of this refractor telescope feature advanced multi-coatings. These enhancements optimize light transmission, minimize reflections, and enhance image contrast and brightness. The result? Sharp, vibrant views of celestial objects.
  • Refractor Optical Design: Embracing the classic refractor optical design, renowned for its simplicity and exceptional image quality, this telescope features a lens system that minimizes chromatic aberration. This ensures true-color and high-contrast views.
  • EQ3 Mount: Paired with the telescope is an EQ3 mount, a German Equatorial mount that provides stable tracking and precise alignment with celestial objects. Suitable for both beginners and intermediate astronomers.
  • 40mm Draw Tube Focuser: Included is a 40mm draw tube focuser, facilitating easy and precise focusing. It offers a secure platform for your eyepieces and accessories.
  • 1.25" 90° Diagonal: The package incorporates a 1.25-inch 90-degree diagonal for comfortable viewing angles, making it convenient to observe celestial objects from various positions.
  • Plossl 25mm Eyepiece: A versatile Plossl 25mm eyepiece is provided, offering moderate magnification and a wide field of view for a variety of celestial observations.
  • Red-Dot Finder: The telescope is equipped with a red-dot finder to assist in accurate alignment and targeting of celestial objects. It simplifies the process of locating and centering objects in the night sky.
  • Convenient Smartphone Camera Adapter: As an added bonus, the package features a smartphone camera adapter. This adapter allows for easy attachment of your smartphone to the telescope, enabling you to capture and share your celestial observations with friends and family
  • Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere Star Map: The Tirion Planisphere serves as your reliable celestial guide, featuring a double-sided star map that streamlines stargazing. This indispensable tool aids in constellation and star identification, facilitating seamless exploration of the night sky.

  • R-Lite Flashlight: The R-Lite Flashlight becomes your nocturnal ally, emitting a gentle red light that preserves your night vision during stargazing sessions. It enables you to consult star charts, adjust equipment, and navigate without disturbing your dark-adapted eyes.

  • Discovery 2x Barlow Lens: Elevate your telescope's magnification potential with the Discovery 2x Barlow Lens. This crucial accessory doubles the power of your eyepieces, allowing you to approach celestial marvels like planets and distant galaxies for more intricate observations.

  • Explore One Moon Filter: Refine your lunar observations with the Explore One Moon Filter, reducing the Moon's brightness to unveil finer surface details and lunar features. This filter ensures that your encounters with the Moon are sharp and impeccably clear, bringing the captivating lunar landscapes into vivid focus.


    What's Included:

    ✓ ES FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope

    ✓ EQ3 Mount

    ✓ Plossl 25mm Eyepiece

     1.25" 90° Diagonal

    ✓ Red-Dot Finder

    ✓ Smartphone Camera Adapter

     Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere

    ✓ R-Lite Flashlight

    ✓ Discovery 2x Barlow Lens

    ✓ Explore One Moon Filter

    ✓ Limited 1 year warranty


    Product Specification:

    Item Number FL-AR80900EQ3-UB
    Comes With
    Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plossl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software, Astro R-Lite Red Flashlight, Tirion Double Sided Planisphere, Discovery 2x Barlow Lens, and Explore One Moon Filter
    Magnification 125x
    Focal Length 900mm focal length
    Focal Ratio f/11.25
    Adapter 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25" 90° Diagonal
    Optical Diameter 80mm
    Eyepiece (Included) 25mm Plossl
    Mount Type EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount



    Explore Scientific 80mm Refractor Telescope Ultimate Bundle Package with EQ3 Mount Product Manual:

    Download the ES FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope Ultimate Bundle Package with EQ3 Mount FL-AR80900EQ3-UB Product Manual:

    Download Skychart Software


    Customer Reviews

    Based on 2 reviews
    Astronomy fun for my Grandkids

    This Telescope is the most fun purchase I've made in many years. My grandkids absolutely love it. There's a self taught astronomy workshop out in my backyard as I write this. They figured out how to use the included Trilion star map right away. When in doubt, ask a 12 year old, ha ha.

    Astrophotograpy is cool

    I would recommend this telescope to anyone out there with an interest in the Astrophotography experience. As hobby nature photographers my girlfriend and I have recently ventured into this new ara of photography. Why did we wait so long. We've used the bundle packaged moon filter for some stunning moon photos that we plan to print and frame.