Explore Scientific FirstLight 8" Newtonian Telescope On EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount w/ GoTo
- 203 mm (8") Newtonian Telescope
- Generous 203 mm aperture has lots of light-gathering capability; Lets you see many galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters
- Fast focal ratio (f/4.9) 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 8" Newtonian Reflector Telescope on an EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount with GoTo Control. This Newtonian design telescope has an aperture of 203 mm (8") and an f/number of f/4.9, for a focal length of 1000 mm. It is a white colored tube Newtonian scope with a primary mirror of 203 mm aperture. It comes with a 25 mm Plossl eyepiece, a Red Dot Finder, and a Smartphone Adapter. It has an aperture which is large enough to collect light very well and provide the views of many 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. Includes an EXOS-2 Equatorial Mount with GoTo Control. This is a Newtonian telescope you will want for doing some serious astronomical observing.
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 2- 11 lb counterweights to balance the German Equatorial mount.
Includes a Limited One year Warranty from Explore Scientific, after registration.
|Telescope Design:||Newtonian Reflector|
|Focal Length:||1000 mm focal length|
|Lens Coatings:||Full Multi-Coating|
|Adapter:||2.5" Hexagonal Focuser|
|Parabolic primary Mirror Diameter:||203 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, 2x-11 lb Counterweights, Downloadable Software|