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Explore Scientific FirstLight 70mm Refractor Telescope with Az Mount

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 70mm f/10 Refractor Telescope with Az Mount - FL-AR70700AZ

Introducing the Explore Scientific FirstLight 70mm f/10 Refractor Telescope with Az Mount—an invitation to explore the wonders of our universe.

Whether your fascination lies in the intricacies of our solar system or the captivating depths of deep-sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series offers precisely tailored observing packages to meet your unique requirements.

Each package is thoughtfully curated, encompassing all the essentials: a telescope, a robust mount, quality eyepieces, and a red dot viewfinder for precision.

The telescope lineup spans achromatic refractors, with apertures ranging from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflectors stretching up to an impressive 203mm aperture.

Mount options are equally diverse, from uncomplicated fork-mounted alt-azimuth setups to comprehensive GOTO tracking systems for automated celestial navigation.

As an added perk, every package includes a smartphone adapter, effortlessly enabling you to capture and share the celestial beauty you encounter through your eyepiece.

The FirstLight AR70mm Refractor showcases a 700mm focal length at f/10, featuring fully-coated glass optics for clarity.

The package includes an Alt/AZ “U” Yoke mount, an aluminum tripod for stability, a 1.25" draw tube focuser for precise adjustments, a 1.25" Erect Imaging Diagonal for comfortable viewing, K9 and K20 eyepieces for versatile magnification, an HD119 Red-dot Finder for precise object alignment, and a smartphone camera adapter for documenting and sharing your astronomical discoveries.

With FirstLight, all that's required is your desire to embark on a journey of cosmic discovery.



  • 70mm Objective Lens: This telescope is equipped with a 70mm (2.75 inches) objective lens, offering a balanced aperture for versatile astronomical observations. The lens allows for sufficient light-gathering to reveal celestial objects with clarity and detail.
  • 165x Highest Useful Magnification: With a maximum useful magnification of 165x, this telescope enables you to explore the lunar surface, observe planets, and view various deep-sky objects. It strikes a balance between magnification and field of view for a wide range of celestial targets.
  • 700mm Focal Length: The telescope boasts a 700mm focal length, coupled with an f/10 focal ratio, delivering clear and detailed views of celestial objects. This configuration is well-suited for lunar and planetary observations as well as deep-sky exploration.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Lens: The optical elements of this refractor telescope feature fully multi-coated lenses. These advanced coatings enhance light transmission, minimize reflections, and improve image contrast and brightness. Expect sharp and vibrant views of celestial objects.
  • Simple Yoke Mount: The telescope is supported by a straightforward yoke mount with an altitude rod. This design ensures smooth and effortless movement of the telescope and precise tracking of celestial objects.
  • Full-Size Tripod: The package includes a full-size tripod with an accessory tray. This tripod provides stability and a secure platform for your observing sessions.
  • Eyepieces and Viewfinder: The telescope package comes with 9mm and 20mm Kellner eyepieces, offering different levels of magnification for versatile observations. Additionally, a red dot viewfinder aids in precise object location.
  • Erect Image Diagonal: A 1.25" Erect Imaging Diagonal is included, providing proper image orientation for terrestrial use. This feature allows you to comfortably observe terrestrial objects.
  • Built-In Dew Shield: The telescope features a built-in dew shield. This shield helps reduce moisture buildup on the objective lens, ensuring clear views, and also minimizes interference from ambient light sources.
  • Smartphone Adapter: The package includes an adapter that assists observers in using their smart devices to capture and share images of the celestial wonders they encounter during their stargazing sessions.

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                                                                      What's Included:

                                                                      ✓ Explore Scientific 70mm Refractor Telescope

                                                                      ✓ Az Mount

                                                                      ✓ Plossl 25mm eyepiece

                                                                      ✓ Red-dot finder

                                                                      ✓ Smartphone camera adapter

                                                                      ✓ Limited 1 year warranty



                                                                      Item Number  FL-AR70700AZ
                                                                      Comes With  Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plossl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software
                                                                      Lens Coatings  Fully Multi-Coated
                                                                      Magnification  165x
                                                                      Focal Length  700mm
                                                                      Focal Ratio  f/10
                                                                      Adapter  1.25" O.D. rack & pinion focuser; 1.25" Erect Image Diagonal
                                                                      Optical Diameter  70mm
                                                                      Eyepiece  1.25" K9 and K20 eyepieces
                                                                      Mount Type  Alt/AZ mount with altitude slow motion control; Aluminum tripod

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