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Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor with EXOS EQ Nano Mount - FL-AR1021000EQ3

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SKU: EXS-FL-AR1021000EQ3

Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor
with EXOS EQ Nano Mount

This Explore Scientific FirstLight refractor is sure to serve your solar system and deep sky viewing needs. This setup comes with a sturdy mount, a tripod, a Plossl eyepiece, and a red dot finder, making it package that can be nearly ready right out of the box!

The 102mm aperture is great for capturing views of deep sky objects and the doublet design, a pair of glass lenses separated by a cushion of air, minimizes chromatic aberrations.

EXOS EQ Nano Mount

The EXOS Nano mount is a light-duty German equatorial mount with slow motion controls. The slow motion controls and the mount design mean that the users can smoothly and manually track objects as they move through the night sky.

The mount can hold up to 15lb of equipment.


The included tripod is full size and has an accessory tray that can be used to hold eyepieces and other accessories while observing. The accessory tray also enhances the stability of the tripod.

Included Accessories

This refracting telescope setup is complete with a smartphone adapter, one 25mm Plossl eyepiece, a red dot viewfinder, downloadable software (follow the link below), a 90° diagonal, and a built-in dew shield to slow moisture build up on the objective lends and ambient light interference.

Downloadable Software


  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Elements: 2 (Doublet)
  • Focal Length: 1000mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/9.8
  • Focuser: 1.25" Rack & Pinion
  • Diagonal: 90°
  • Mount Type: Manual Equatorial
  • Mount Capacity: 15lb
  • Tripod: Full-size
  • Eyepiece: 25mm Plossl
  • Dew Prevention: Built-in dew shield
  • Finder: Red Dot Viewfinder