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Explore Scientific 70 mm FirstLight Refractor with Alt-Azimuth Mount - FL-AR70700AZ

Explore Scientific   ——   SKU: EXP-FL-AR70700AZ
$145.00 CAD
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Explore Scientific FirstLight 70 mm Doublet Refractor Telescope - Alt/AZ Mount

  • Large 70 mm aperture has light-gathering power for revealing looks at galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters as well as lunar and planetary features
  • Doublet design uses two glass lenses with an air separation to minimize chromatic aberration
  • Simple yoke mount with an altitude rod makes it easy to smoothly move the telescope and track objects
  • Full size tripod includes accessory tray to keep eyepieces handy and provides extra stability
  • Comes with a 9 mm and 20 mm Kellner eyepieces and a red dot viewfinder to aid in object location
  • Erect image diagonal included for proper image orientation for terrestrial observing
  • Included adapter lets observers use their smart device to capture and share images

This Explore Scientific FirstLight 70 mm Doublet Refractor Telescope with an Alt/AZ manually-operated Mount is a great observing package for those new to the hobby of astronomy. It is also great as a light weight, easy to set up telescope combination to take on a quick trip to a favorite observing site. This 70 mm Doublet FirstLight Telescope will be a favorite with all your family members.

The manual Alt/AZ Mount is easy to set up, light weight, and very simple to use, requiring no electric power. This FirstLight White Tube Refractor telescope from Explore Scientific has a 70 mm aperture doublet objective (lens) with a focal length of 700 mm. It has a focal ratio of f/10 for good high magnification views of the heavens. The objective is multi-coated glass for better transmission. It includes a handy manual Alt/AZ “U” Yoke mount; Aluminum tripod; 1.25" draw tube focuser; a 1.25" Erect Image Diagonal (great for terrestrial use); 1.25" K-9 mm and K-20 mm Kellner eyepieces; an HD119 Red-dot Finder; and a Smartphone Camera adapter.

Specifications:

Item Number: FL-AR70700AZ
Comes With: Smartphone Adapter, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software
Lens Coatings: Fully Multi Coated
Magnification: 165x
Focal Length: 700 mm
Focal Ratio: f/10
Adapter: 1.25" draw tube focuser; 1.25" Erect Imaging Diagonal
Optical Diameter: 70 mm
Eyepiece (Included): 1.25" K9 mm and K20 mm Kellner eyepieces
Mount Type: Manual Alt/AZ “U” Yoke mount; Aluminum tripod
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