Explore Scientific FirstLight MAK152 mm White Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope - Twilight 1 Mount
- 152 mm (6") Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
- Generous 152 mm (6") aperture has very good light-gathering capability for observing many galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters as well as planets
- Focal ratio of (f/12.5) 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
- Includes a Twilight 1 Mount (Manual Alt/Az)
Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore deep sky treasures the cosmos has to offer, the versatile Explore Scientific FirstLight MAK152 mm White Tube Maksutov-Cassegrain - Twilight 1 Mount Telescope package has exactly what you will need. This combination comes complete with all of the essentials — a telescope, a sturdy mount, an eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder. This Telescope includes a 152 mm (6") aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope on a Twilight 1 Mount.
As an added benefit, it includes an adapter that allows you to use your smartphone to easily capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece. With this FirstLight MAK152 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope and mount from Explore Scientific, the only thing you need to provide is a desire to discover.
Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes are often preferred by astronomers who plan to do lots of observing of the planets, Moon, and other well resolved celestial objects. This is because the Maksutov optical design offers higher contrast and clearer images than some of the other optical designs available, especially for resolved objects like planets.
|Comes With:||Smartphone Camera Adapter; 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece; Red Dot Viewfinder; Twilight 1 Mount; Downloadable Software|
|Optical Tube Weight:||17 lb|
|Focal Length:||1900 mm|
|Coatings:||EMD Enhanced Multi-Layer Deposition Coatings|
|Optical Diameter:||152 mm (6")|
|Eyepiece (Included):||25 mm Plossl|
|Mount Type:||Twilight 1 Mount (Manual Alt/Az)|