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Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor w/ Twilight I Alt/Az mount - FL-AR1021000MAZ01
Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor
With Twilight 1 Alt-Azimuth Mount
Explore Scientific's FirstLight 102mm will show you celestial objects like never before. Whether you prefer observing the Moon's desolate surface features or enjoy the hunt for deep-sky celestial objects, this scope comes packed with everything you need. The AR102 features a straightforward manual alt-azimuth mount, perfect for beginners or for quick observation sessions. This telescope includes everything you need to enjoy your observations and share it with friends. Explore Scientific has included a 25mm eyepiece, diagonal, red dot finder, and even a smartphone adapter so you can capture photos and videos using your phone's camera.
The AR102 boasts impressive multi-coated optics that produce brighter images with enhanced contrast. Anti-reflection coatings prevent light loss and chromatic aberrations. Enjoy clear, stunning views of planets, the Moon, and even brighter deep-sky objects.
The Twilight 1 Alt-Azimuth mount provides simple, hassle-free OTA mounting. This single-arm fork mount features dual-axis slow-motion tracking cables for precise movements. The Vixen-style dovetail saddle enables fast detachment.
Astro-imaging is also simplified with the included smartphone adapter. This adapter allows you to capture images and videos in your telescope's eyepiece with just your smartphone's camera. This scope gives you not only spectacular views of nearby celestial objects but gives you an affordable option to get started in astrophotography.
Explore Scientific FirstLight AR102mm Specifications
- Telescope Series: Explore FirstLight
- Telescope Optical Design: Refractor
- Refractor Design: Achromat
- Telescope Aperture: 4.02" (102 mm)
- Telescope Focal Ratio: f/9.8
- Telescope Focal Length: 1000mm
- Diagonal Included: Yes - 2" Star Diagonal
- Telescope Eyepiece(s) Included: Yes - 1 Eyepiece Included
- Finder Included: Yes - Red Dot Finder Included
- Focuser Size: 2.5"
- Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
- Bonus Items in Package: 25mm eyepiece, Universal smartphone adapter
- Telescope Warranty Period: One Year, Limited Warranty