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Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope with EQ3 Mount

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Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope with EQ3 Mount


Want to Effortlessly Explore the Universe? Get the Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope that will help you capture stunning celestial details without complex setup and use.

Features

  • Superior Optical Performance: The 100mm f/14 Maksutov-Cassegrain optical tube with a 1400mm focal length, delivers crisp, vibrant images with exceptional detail of celestial phenomena.
  • Precision Tracking: The EXOS EQ3 German Equatorial Mount ensures seamless tracking of celestial objects with precision mechanics and dual flexible shafts, enhancing your viewing experience without interruptions.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics: Ensures maximum light transmission and minimal glare, resulting in clearer and sharper images of the moon, planets, and deep-sky objects.
  • Durable Construction: The 1.25" stainless steel full-size tripod offers unmatched stability on any terrain, complemented by an accessory tray to keep your eyepieces and essentials organized.
  • User-Friendly Astrophotography: The included smartphone camera adapter makes capturing and sharing your discoveries easy, democratizing astrophotography for enthusiasts of all levels.
  • Comprehensive Accessory Pack: Comes ready to use with a 40mm draw tube focuser, 1.25" 90° diagonal, Plossl 25mm eyepiece, and intuitive red-dot finder, ensuring you have everything you need for your celestial adventures.

The Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope is for you if…

  • You’re a Beginner or Seasoned Astronomer: Whether you're just starting or have years of experience, this telescope offers the perfect blend of simplicity and advanced features to satisfy your curiosity about the universe.
  • You Value Crystal-Clear Image Quality: If high-quality, detailed observations of the moon, planets, and deep-sky objects are your priority, this telescope’s fully multi-coated optics will meet your needs.
  • You Need Precision and Stability: If maintaining accurate and stable tracking of celestial objects is crucial for your observations, the EXOS EQ3 mount provides the precision you require.
  • You’re Interested in Astrophotography: If capturing stunning celestial images with ease is your goal, the included smartphone camera adapter makes this telescope an ideal choice.
  • You Seek Durability and Portability: If you want a telescope that is sturdy, reliable, and easy to transport for use in various outdoor settings, the durable construction and compact design of this telescope will be perfect for you.

 

Discover the universe with the Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope, designed for both beginners and experienced astronomers. Imagine observing the moon's craters, Saturn's rings, and distant galaxies with remarkable clarity. This telescope offers a unique blend of quality and ease of use, making stargazing an enriching experience.

With a 100mm (4") aperture and a 1400mm focal length, this telescope balances power and precision, allowing you to see extraordinary details of celestial objects. The f/14 focal ratio ensures sharp, vibrant images, and the fully multi-coated optics provide maximum light transmission and minimal glare, ensuring clear observations of the lunar surface and deep-sky objects.

The EXOS EQ3 German Equatorial Mount is a standout feature, engineered for precision and stability. It offers smooth tracking of celestial objects, and the dual flexible shafts allow for accurate guiding, making your stargazing sessions enjoyable and frustration-free.

Durability and ease of use are key aspects of this telescope's design. The 1.25" stainless steel tripod ensures stability on any terrain, and the included accessory tray keeps your eyepieces and essentials organized. This allows you to focus on your observations without distractions.

Astrophotography is made simple with the included smartphone camera adapter, enabling you to capture and share your discoveries easily. The comprehensive accessory pack ensures you're equipped with everything you need from the start, including a 40mm draw tube focuser, 1.25" 90° diagonal, Plossl 25mm eyepiece, and an intuitive red-dot finder.

 

What You Can See

With the Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope, a vast array of celestial wonders are within your reach. Here are some of the breathtaking objects you can observe:

  • The Moon: Marvel at detailed views of the lunar surface, including craters, mountains, and valleys.
  • Planets: Get up-close views of Jupiter’s cloud bands and its Galilean moons, Saturn’s majestic rings, and the phases of Venus.
  • Deep-Sky Objects: Discover distant galaxies like the Andromeda Galaxy, beautiful nebulae such as the Orion Nebula, and star clusters like the Pleiades.
  • Double Stars: Observe binary star systems where two stars orbit each other, such as Albireo in the constellation Cygnus.

 

Comprehensive Accessory Pack

The Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope comes with a complete set of high-quality accessories, ensuring you have everything you need for a remarkable stargazing experience from day one. Here’s what’s included:

  • EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial Mount: This robust mount provides precise and stable tracking of celestial objects. Its dual flexible shafts allow for smooth, accurate guiding across the night sky, enhancing your observation experience without interruptions.
  • 1.25" 25mm Plossl Eyepiece: Offering a comfortable viewing experience with excellent eye relief, this eyepiece provides sharp, high-contrast views of the moon, planets, and deep-sky objects, making your observations more detailed and enjoyable.
  • 1.25" 90° Diagonal: This diagonal allows for comfortable viewing angles, reducing neck strain and making it easier to observe objects high in the sky. It ensures that the images remain correctly oriented for more intuitive stargazing.
  • Red-Dot Finder: Simplify your sky navigation with the included red-dot finder. It projects a small red dot onto the sky, helping you quickly and accurately locate celestial objects and align your telescope with ease.
  • Smartphone Camera Adapter: Capture and share stunning images of the night sky directly from your smartphone. This adapter makes astrophotography accessible to everyone, allowing you to document and share your celestial discoveries with friends, family, and the astronomy community.

 

Perfect for Beginners and Experienced Astronomers Alike

Whether you're just starting out or are an experienced astronomer looking for a reliable and high-quality telescope, the Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope offers exceptional optics, precision tracking, and durable construction. Explore the wonders of the universe with clarity and ease.


If you prefer an Alt-Azimuth mount, consider the Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope with Twilight Nano Mount

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Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope with EQ3 Mount | FL-MC1001400EQ3 | 812257018093

Explore FirstLight 100mm f/14 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope with EQ3 Mount

$399.99 $479.99

Magnification

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Aperture

100 mm | 4"

Focal Length

1400 mm

Focal Ratio

f/14

Field of View

-

Optics

Fully multi-coated

Barrel Size

1.25"

Dimensions

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Weight

Optical Tube: 4 lb | Mount: 10 lb
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