Explore Scientific FirstLight 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - OTA Only
- 127 mm (5") Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - OTA Only
- Generous 127 mm aperture has good light-gathering capability for galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters
- Focal ratio of (f/15) and Maksutov design provides larger images at the focal plane
- Model comes with a 25 mm Plössl eyepiece and a red dot finder to aid in object location
- Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images
- OTA Only, No Mount is included
This is an Explore Scientific FirstLight 5" Maksutov-Cassegrain (Mak) Telescope - (OTA Only). This Maksutov design telescope has an aperture of 127 mm (5") and an f/number of f/15, for a focal length of 1900 mm. It is a white colored tube Mak-Cass scope with a primary mirror of 127 mm aperture. Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes are noted for their higher f/numbers, and high contrast, sharp images. They are often favored by amateur astronomers who plan to do a lot of planetary and lunar observing, (i.e. well-resolved objects) because of their larger images at their focal plane and their high contrast performance. It comes with a 25 mm Plossl eyepiece, a Red Dot Finder, and a Smartphone Adapter. No mount is included. Attach this telescope to your own existing mount or purchase an Explore Scientific mount from us.
This Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - OTA is a good scope for those who might be just getting started in the astronomy hobby. It has an aperture which is large enough to collect light well and provide the views of some of the better deep sky objects, as well as the planets, and the Moon. It includes a smartphone adapter to help you use your smart device to capture and share images. This OTA weighs only 7.6 pounds.
Includes a Limited One year Warranty from Explore Scientific, after your registration.
|Telescope Design:||Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - OTA Only|
|Focal Length:||1900 mm focal length|
|Lens Coatings:||Fully Multi-Coated|
|Adapter:||40 mm draw tube focuser|
|Spherical Primary Mirror Aperture:||127 mm (5")|
|OTA Weight:||7.6 lb|
|OTA Length:||42 cm (16.5")|
|Eyepiece (Included):||25 mm Plössl|
|Comes With:||Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece, Red Dot Finder, Downloadable Software|