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Explore Scientific  |  SKU: FL-N114500EQ3

Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount


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Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount



  • 114mm / 4.5" Aperture
  • 500mm Focal length
  • Fast Focal Ratio (f/4.3)
  • German Equatorial Mount
  • Full Size Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 25mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • Included Smartphone Adapter


With a large aperture and short focal length, the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount is ideal for lower magnification wide-field observation or deep sky astrophotography.

If you're looking for a simple grab-and-go option, this model is a competent beginner telescope for your needs.

The combination of 114mm aperture, 500mm focal length, and f/4.3 focal ratio produces bright images with a wide field of view for observing the Moon, planets or bright deep sky objects.

This telescope comes with a german equatorial mount, which is designed to smoothly track celestial objects as they journey across the sky and has two flexible shafts for precise guiding and a counterweight (2 ½ lbs) that provides necessary balance.

The full size tripod includes an accessory tray to keep eyepieces handy and provide additional stability.

As an added benefit, this package includes an adapter that allows you to use your smartphone to easily capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece. With Firstlight, the only thing you need to provide is a desire to discover.

FirstLight N114mm White Tube Newtonian with 500mm focal length f/4.3 telescope with EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount; 40mm draw tube focuser; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.


If you prefer an Alt-Azimuth mount, view the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with Twilight Nano Mount

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Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N114500EQ3 812257018079

Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount





114 mm | 4.5"

Focal Length

500 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



Fully multi-coated

Barrel Size





Optical Tube: 6 lb
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