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Explore Scientific FirstLight 5 inch Doublet Refractor - On a TwiLight I Alt-Az Mount - FL-AR1271200MAZ01

Explore Scientific   ——   SKU: EXP-FL-AR1271200MAZ01
$924.00 CAD
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Explore Scientific FirstLight 5 inch Doublet Refractor On a TwiLight I Alt-Az Mount

Features:

  • 127 mm (5") Aperture Refractor will reveal impressive lunar details ranging from craters to rilles, planetary features, and bright deep sky objects like galaxies, nebulae and clusters
  • 1200 mm focal length, f/9.4
  • Includes a 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser
  • Model comes with a 25 mm Plössl eyepiece, a 2" 90° diagonal for more comfortable viewing
  • Includes a red dot finder to aid in object location
  • Built-in dew shield slows moisture build-up on the objective lens and reduces interference from ambient light
  • Includes a TwiLight I Alt-Az Mount
  • Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images

This is an Explore Scientific FirstLight AR 127 mm White Tube Refractor with 1200 mm focal length and an f/9.4 - f/number with fully-coated glass. Telescope package includes a TwiLight I Manual Operated Alt-Az Mount and Tripod. This package also includes a 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser; 2" - 90° Star Diagonal; a Plossl 25 mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder, plus includes a Smartphone Camera adapter. With this package, you are ready to start observing the wonders of the night sky, and discover the fun in the astronomy hobby for the whole family.

The sturdy TwiLight I Manually-Operated Alt-Az Mount has two large easy-to-grab control knobs on flexible shafts, which allow the user to move the telescope in altitude and azimuth. You can position the telescope to a desired object by hand and also manually track objects as the sky appears to move. (Not recommended for astroimaging of faint objects, which require a long exposure time.)

Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. This Explore Scientific FirstLight 5 inch Doublet Refractor on a TwiLight I Manually-Operated Alt-Az Mount has the performance features you want.

Includes a Limited One year Warranty from Explore Scientific after registration.

Specifications:

Item Number: FL-AR1271200MAZ01
Magnification: 180x
Focal Length: 1200 mm focal length
Focal Ratio: f/9.4
Adapter: 2.5" Hexagonal Focuser; 2" 90° Diagonal;
Optical Diameter: 127 mm (5")
Eyepiece (Included): 25 mm Plössl
Lens Coatings: Full Multi-Coated
Mount Type: TwiLight I Manually-Operated Alt-Az Mount
Comes With: Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece
Includes: Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software
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