Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount
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Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm f/11.25 Refractor with EQ3 Mount - FL-AR80900EQ3
Introducing the Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm f/11.25 Refractor Telescope paired with the EQ3 Mount, a versatile gateway to your celestial explorations.
Whether you seek the mysteries of our solar system or the marvels of deep-space treasures, the FirstLight series offers customized observing packages to suit your needs.
Each package includes the essential components: a telescope, a robust mount, an eyepiece, and a red dot viewfinder for precise aiming.
Telescope options range from achromatic refractors with apertures from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains spanning from 100mm to 152mm, to Newtonian reflectors reaching an impressive 203mm aperture.
Mount choices vary, from simple fork-mounted alt-azimuth setups to complete GOTO tracking systems for automated sky navigation.
As a bonus, each package comes with a smartphone adapter, enabling effortless capture and sharing of the celestial beauty you witness through the eyepiece.
The FirstLight AR80mm Refractor boasts a 900mm focal length at f/11.25, with fully-coated glass optics for vibrant images.
The package includes an EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount for precise tracking, a 40mm draw tube focuser for easy adjustments, a 1.25" 90° diagonal for comfortable viewing angles, a Plossl 25mm eyepiece for versatile magnification, a red-dot finder for object alignment, and a smartphone camera adapter to document and share your cosmic discoveries.
- 80mm Objective Lens: This telescope is equipped with an 80mm (3.15 inches) objective lens, which provides a balanced aperture for versatile astronomical observations. The lens allows for adequate light-gathering to reveal celestial objects with clarity and detail.
- 125x Highest Useful Magnification: With a maximum useful magnification of 125x, 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.
- 900mm Focal Length: The telescope boasts a 900mm focal length, which, combined with its f/11.25 focal ratio, delivers clear and detailed views of celestial objects. This configuration makes it 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 coatings enhance light transmission, reduce reflections, and improve image contrast and brightness. As a result, you can expect sharp and vibrant views of celestial objects.
- Refractor Optical Design: The telescope utilizes a classic refractor optical design, known for its simplicity and excellent image quality. It features a lens system that minimizes chromatic aberration, providing true-color and high-contrast views.
- EQ3 Mount: The telescope comes with an EQ3 mount, which is a German Equatorial mount. This mount provides stable tracking and allows for precise alignment with celestial objects. It's suitable for both beginners and intermediate astronomers.
- 40mm Draw Tube Focuser: Included is a 40mm draw tube focuser, which allows for easy and precise focusing. It provides a secure and stable platform for your eyepieces and accessories.
- 1.25" 90° Diagonal: The package includes a 1.25-inch 90-degree diagonal for comfortable viewing angles. This accessory makes it convenient to observe celestial objects from various positions.
- Plossl 25mm Eyepiece: A Plossl 25mm eyepiece is provided, offering moderate magnification and a wide field of view. It's versatile for a variety of celestial observations.
- Red-Dot Finder: The telescope includes a red-dot finder, which assists in accurately aligning and targeting celestial objects. It simplifies the process of locating and centering objects in the night sky.
- Smartphone Camera Adapter: As a bonus, the package includes a smartphone camera adapter. This adapter allows you to easily attach your smartphone to the telescope, enabling you to capture and share your celestial observations with friends and family.
Upgrade your stargazing experience with the Explore Scientific FirstLight 80mm f/11.25 Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount Ultimate Bundle - a Red Carpet exclusive offer!
In this Ultimate Bundle upgrade, you'll receive four invaluable bonus accessories:
- ES Tirion Double-Sided Planisphere Star Map: for easy celestial navigation
- ES R-Lite Flashlight: to preserve your night vision
- Discovery 2x Barlow Lens: for enhanced magnification
- Explore One Moon Filter: for clearer lunar observations
Elevate your astronomy journey with these essential additions today!
✓ Explore Scientific 80mm f/11.25 Refractor Telescope
✓ EQ3 Mount
✓ Plossl 25mm eyepiece
✓ Red-dot finder
✓ Smartphone camera adapter
✓ Limited 1 year warranty
|Comes With||Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plossl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software|
|Lens Coatings||Fully Multi-Coated|
|Adapter||40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25" Diagonal
|Mount Type||EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount