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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


Want breathtaking celestial views? Get the Explore FirstLight 114mm Telescope that will help you dive into deep-sky wonders without the frustration of a steep learning curve.



  • Exceptional Clarity and Reach: 114mm (4.5") aperture combined with a 500mm focal length and a fast f/4.3 focal ratio for bright, expansive views.
  • Powerful Optics: Fully multi-coated optics ensure maximum light transmission for breathtaking wide-field observations and deep-sky astrophotography.
  • Precision-Mounted: German Equatorial EQ3 Mount with dual flexible shafts for accurate guiding and a 2.5 lb counterweight for perfect balance during celestial explorations.
  • Sturdy Full-Size Tripod: Provides unmatched stability and includes an accessory tray to keep your eyepieces within easy reach.
  • All-Inclusive Astronomy Package: Comes with a 25mm Plössl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder for easy navigation, and a Smartphone Camera adapter to capture and share your discoveries.
  • Magnification: Achieve up to 225x magnification for detailed observations of celestial objects.
  • Portable and User-Friendly: Designed for ease of setup and use, making it perfect for both beginners and seasoned astronomers.

The Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount is for you if…

  • You’re an Aspiring Astronomer: Perfect for those eager to dive into the world of astronomy with a user-friendly yet powerful telescope.
  • You Love Stargazing: Ideal for night sky enthusiasts who want to explore lunar surfaces, track planets, and uncover deep-sky wonders.
  • You’re a Budding Astrophotographer: Designed for those looking to capture stunning astrophotography without the steep learning curve.
  • You Value Quality and Precision: Suited for individuals who appreciate high-quality optics and precise tracking capabilities.
  • You Seek a Comprehensive Package: Includes everything you need for a complete and satisfying astronomical experience.
  • You Want to Share Your Discoveries: With the included smartphone adapter, it’s perfect for those who wish to capture and share their celestial observations.
  • You Appreciate Stability and Convenience: The sturdy full-size tripod and accessory tray provide unmatched stability and convenience for your stargazing sessions.


Discover a thrilling astronomical adventure with the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount. This powerful telescope is designed to transform your stargazing experience, bringing the wonders of the cosmos right to your fingertips. Whether you're a budding astronomer or a seasoned night sky enthusiast, this telescope offers an exceptional combination of simplicity, precision, and power.

The Explore FirstLight 114mm boasts a 4.5" aperture and a compact 500mm focal length, delivering bright and expansive views of the lunar surface, planets, and deep-sky objects. Its fast f/4.3 focal ratio makes it perfect for wide-field observations and capturing breathtaking astrophotography. Imagine the thrill of discovering nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies in stunning detail, all from the comfort of your backyard.

Precision is key in celestial exploration, and the German Equatorial Mount (EQ3) ensures you track celestial bodies with ease. Equipped with dual flexible shafts for accurate guiding and a 2.5 lb counterweight, this mount offers seamless and balanced tracking. The full-size tripod with an accessory tray adds unmatched stability, making your stargazing sessions hassle-free and enjoyable.


Explore the Wonders of the Night Sky

Unlock the mysteries of the cosmos and experience breathtaking views of celestial objects with the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope. Here’s what you can discover:

  • Lunar Surface: Observe craters, valleys, and mountains in stunning detail, making you feel like you're walking on the moon.
  • Planets: Track and view planets such as Jupiter with its moons, Saturn’s iconic rings, and the reddish hue of Mars.
  • Star Clusters: Marvel at the beauty of open and globular star clusters, sparkling like cosmic jewels in the night sky.
  • Nebulae: Capture the ethereal glow and intricate structures of nebulae, the stellar nurseries of our universe.
  • Galaxies: Explore distant galaxies, from the spiral arms of Andromeda to the elliptical glow of Messier 87.
  • Double Stars: Resolve and admire the brilliant pairs of double stars, showcasing the diversity and beauty of stellar systems.
  • Deep-Sky Objects: Dive into the captivating realm of deep-sky objects, revealing the hidden treasures of the cosmos.


Everything You Need for a Stellar Experience

Unlock the full potential of your stargazing adventures with the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope's all-inclusive accessory package. Each component is designed to enhance your observations and make your astronomical journey seamless and enjoyable.

  • EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial Mount: Achieve precise tracking of celestial objects with this robust mount, featuring dual flexible shafts for accurate guiding.
  • 2.5 lb Counterweight: Ensure perfect balance and stability during your observations, allowing for smooth and steady tracking.
  • 1.25" 25mm Plossl Eyepiece: Enjoy crisp, clear views with this high-quality eyepiece, ideal for both beginners and experienced astronomers.
  • 40mm Draw Tube Focuser: Effortlessly adjust your focus for sharp, detailed images of celestial wonders.
  • Red-Dot Finder: Simplify navigation and quickly locate celestial objects with this easy-to-use finder.
  • Smartphone Camera Adapter: Capture and share your astronomical discoveries with ease, turning your telescope into a powerful tool for astrophotography.
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray: Benefit from unmatched stability with this sturdy tripod, and keep your accessories within easy reach on the convenient tray.


Elevate Your Stargazing Experience

If you're passionate about exploring the night sky and unlocking the secrets of the universe, the Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope is your perfect companion. Its powerful optics, precise tracking, and user-friendly design cater to both novice and experienced astronomers alike. Don't miss out on the opportunity to elevate your stargazing experience and create unforgettable memories under the stars. Invest in your curiosity and make the universe your playground with the Explore FirstLight telescope.



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

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Explore FirstLight 114mm f/4.3 Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount | FL-N114500EQ3 | 812257018079

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

$279.99 $335.99




114 mm | 4.5"

Focal Length

500 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



Fully multi-coated

Barrel Size





Optical Tube: 6 lb | Mount: 10 lb
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