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Explore Scientific FirstLight 6" Newtonian On EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount w/ GoTo - FL-N150750EXOS2GT

Explore Scientific   ——   SKU: EXP-FL-N150750EXOS2GT
$1,254.00 CAD
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Explore Scientific FirstLight 6" Newtonian Telescope On EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount w/ GoTo

Features:

  • 150 mm (6") Newtonian Telescope
  • Generous 150 mm aperture has lots of light-gathering capability for galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters
  • Fast focal ratio (f/5) shortens exposure times for deep sky photography
  • 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
  • EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount with GoTo
  • Mount has Motorized Tracking and GoTo Computer Controlled Operation
  • Sturdy, Stable Steel Tripod

This is an Explore Scientific FirstLight 6" Newtonian Reflector Telescope on an EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount with GoTo Control. This Newtonian design telescope has an aperture of 150 mm (6") and an f/number of f/5, for a focal length of 750 mm. It is a white colored tube Newtonian scope with a primary mirror of 150 mm aperture. It comes with a 25 mm Plossl eyepiece, a Red Dot Finder, and a Smartphone Adapter. Includes an Explore Scientific EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount with GoTo.

This Newtonian telescope is a good combination 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 planets, and the Moon. It includes a smartphone adapter to help you use your smart device to capture and share images.

The Explore Scientific EXOS-2 GOTO Computerized German Equatorial mount is equipped with motors on both axes, allowing the mount to track astronomical objects accurately. The precision gears allow operation with a minimum of backlash using all nine slewing speeds. A simple 1, 2, or 3 star alignment is necessary to orient the scope for tracking and finding objects. The convenient hand controller has GoTo function controls with its on-board 272,994 object database, making this affordable mount accurate and reliable.The mount has a solid 1" stainless steel tube tripod with excellent stability and strength. The included 12 Volt battery pack can be conveniently attached to the eyepiece tray and requires 8 “D” size batteries. Includes a 9.9 lb counterweight to balance the German Equatorial mount.

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

Specifications:

Item Number FL-N150750EXOS2GT
Telescope Design: Newtonian Reflector
Magnification: 280x
Focal Length: 750 mm focal length
Focal Ratio: f/5
Lens Coatings: Full Multi-Coating
Adapter: 40 mm draw tube focuser
Parabolic primary Mirror Diameter: 150 mm
Eyepiece (Included): 25 mm Plössl
Mount Type: EXOS-2 Computerized German Equatorial
Mount Control: GoTo Hand Control with Object Database
Comes With: Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece, Red Dot Finder, 11 lb Counterweight, Downloadable Software
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