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Explore Scientific AR102 FirstLight Doublet Refractor with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount - FL-AR1021000EXOS2GT
Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor
with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount
This Explore Scientific FirstLight GoTo refractor is sure to help as amateur astronomers peruse the solar system and deep sky. This setup comes with a sturdy mount, a tripod, a Plossl eyepiece, and a red dot finder. With all of these accessories, the telescope can almost be used directly 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.
The EXOS2GT mount is a German equatorial mount equipped with GoTo technology. Motors are equipped on both axes which allow the mount to move smoothly and accurately as it tracks astronomical objects. The precision gears allow for minimum backlash on all nine of the mount's slew speeds.
This mount only needs a simple 1, 2, or 3 star alignment to orient the scope. It includes a hand controller, a battery pack, and an 11lb counterweight.
The included tripod is a 1" stainless steel tube tripod 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.
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: 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser
- Diagonal: 90°
- Mount Type: GoTo Equatorial
- Tripod: 1" Stainless Steel Tube
- Eyepiece: 25mm Plossl
- Dew Prevention: Built-in dew shield
- Finder: Red Dot Viewfinder