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Explore Scientific FirstLight 100mm Mak-Cassegrain with Twilight Nano Mount - FL-MC1001400TN

SKU: EXS-FL-MC1001400TN

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Explore Scientific FirstLight 100mm Mak-Cassegrain with Twilight Nano Mount



This Explore Scientific FirstLight Maksutov Cassegrain telescope is an excellent way to adventure through the night sky with stops to lunar details and to planetary features like those on Saturn and Jupiter. This telescope design is great for visual use to planetary photography. For those wanting to capture the telescopic views with their phone, there is an included Smartphone Camera adapter!



The 100mm aperture and folded optics make this telescope a great tool when it comes to capturing views of deep sky objects without the long and hard to transport design of a Newtonian reflector or refractor with the same focal length.



Twilight Nano Mount and Tripod



This Explore Scientific FirstLight Twilight Nano Alt-Azimuth Mount includes a sturdy steel ST1 tripod with 1.25" diameter legs with a minimum height of 25.5" and a maximum height of 45". Included handle enables smooth movements.



A lightweight alt-azimuth mount and tripod, the Twilight Nano is designed to conveniently accept modest scopes, such as small Mak-Cassegrains, small refractors, small solar scopes, and, naturally, the ED80. Short, fast Newtonians are also suitable for the Explore Scientific Twilight Nano. So long as the weight of your telescope is not over 14 pounds and has a Vixen-style Universal Dovetail bar for mounting the optical tube to the mount head, you are set.



Accessories



This refracting telescope setup is complete with a smartphone adapter, one 25mm Plossl eyepiece, a red dot viewfinder, and a 1.25" 90° diagonal.




Specifications



  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain

  • Aperture: 100mm

  • Focal Length: 1400mm

  • Focal Ratio: f/14

  • Focuser: 1.25" Rack & Pinion

  • Diagonal: 1.25"; 90°

  • Mount Type: Manual Equatorial

  • Mount Capacity: 15lb

  • Tripod: Full-size

  • Eyepiece: 25mm Plossl

  • Finder: Red Dot Viewfinder


Description
Description

Explore Scientific FirstLight 100mm Mak-Cassegrain with Twilight Nano Mount

This Explore Scientific FirstLight Maksutov Cassegrain telescope is an excellent way to adventure through the night sky with stops to lunar details and to planetary features like those on Saturn and Jupiter. This telescope design is great for visual use to planetary photography. For those wanting to capture the telescopic views with their phone, there is an included Smartphone Camera adapter!

The 100mm aperture and folded optics make this telescope a great tool when it comes to capturing views of deep sky objects without the long and hard to transport design of a Newtonian reflector or refractor with the same focal length.

Twilight Nano Mount and Tripod

This Explore Scientific FirstLight Twilight Nano Alt-Azimuth Mount includes a sturdy steel ST1 tripod with 1.25" diameter legs with a minimum height of 25.5" and a maximum height of 45". Included handle enables smooth movements.

A lightweight alt-azimuth mount and tripod, the Twilight Nano is designed to conveniently accept modest scopes, such as small Mak-Cassegrains, small refractors, small solar scopes, and, naturally, the ED80. Short, fast Newtonians are also suitable for the Explore Scientific Twilight Nano. So long as the weight of your telescope is not over 14 pounds and has a Vixen-style Universal Dovetail bar for mounting the optical tube to the mount head, you are set.

Accessories

This refracting telescope setup is complete with a smartphone adapter, one 25mm Plossl eyepiece, a red dot viewfinder, and a 1.25" 90° diagonal.

Specifications

  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 100mm
  • Focal Length: 1400mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/14
  • Focuser: 1.25" Rack & Pinion
  • Diagonal: 1.25"; 90°
  • Mount Type: Manual Equatorial
  • Mount Capacity: 15lb
  • Tripod: Full-size
  • Eyepiece: 25mm Plossl
  • Finder: Red Dot Viewfinder
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number FL-MC1001400TN
Telescope Series Explore FirstLight
Focal Ratio f/14
Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Telescope Aperture 100mm (3.94")
Telescope Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Type of Electronics Manual Mount - No Electronics
Focal Length (mm) 1400mm
Highest Useful Magnification 200X
Focuser Style Rack & Pinion
Focuser Size 1.25"
Focuser Speed Single Speed
Warranty Explore Scientific 1 Year/Unlimited Lifetime upon Registration/Electronics 1 Year
Tripod Height Range (in.) Fully collapsed with no mount head: 25.5", Fully collapsed with mount head: 42", Open with retracted legs and no mount head: 25",Open with retracted legs and mount head: 38.5" at the highest point, 36" to the center of the mounting bracket, Open with legs
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Explore Scientific FirstLight 100mm Mak-Cassegrain OTA
  • Twilight Nano Mount
  • Full-size Tripod
  • Tripod Accessory Tray
  • 25mm Plossl eyepiece
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • 1.25" 90° Diagonal
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