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Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA only)

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Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA only)

Want an enriching stargazing experience? Get the Explore FirstLight 127mm Telescope that will help you delve into the cosmos without dealing with bulky, hard-to-transport equipment.



  • High-Performance Optics: Boasting a 127mm (5") Maksutov-Cassegrain optical system, this telescope provides exceptional clarity and magnification for stunning celestial views.
  • Long Focal Length: With a 1900mm focal length and an f/15 aperture, it ensures detailed observations of distant celestial objects.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics: Enhanced coatings deliver bright, sharp images by maximizing light transmission and minimizing reflections.
  • Internal Focusing Mechanism: Precise internal focusing ensures smooth adjustments for clear, focused views.
  • Smartphone Camera Adapter: Easily attach your smartphone to capture and share stunning images of the cosmos.
  • User-Friendly Design: Ideal for all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned astronomers, ensuring an enriching observational experience.

The Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope is for you if…

  • You’re an Astronomy Enthusiast: Whether you're just starting or have years of experience, this telescope provides high-quality views and is easy to use, making it perfect for anyone passionate about the night sky.
  • You Love Astrophotography: With the included smartphone adapter, capturing and sharing your celestial discoveries is simple and enjoyable.
  • You Value Portability: The compact and lightweight design makes it easy to transport to your favorite stargazing spots and store at home.
  • You Seek Clarity and Detail: The high-performance optics and long focal length ensure you see celestial objects in stunning detail, from the craters on the moon to the rings of Saturn.
  • You Want a Comprehensive Kit: The included accessories enhance your stargazing experience, providing everything you need for comfortable and precise observations.
  • You Enjoy Sharing Discoveries: The ease of capturing images with your smartphone means you can quickly share the beauty of the cosmos with friends, family, and the online astronomy community.


Step into a world of celestial wonder with the Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope. This high-performance telescope is designed to bring the universe within your reach, offering unparalleled clarity and magnification that will transform your stargazing experience. With a powerful 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain optical system and a long 1900mm focal length, you can explore the moon’s craters, Saturn’s rings, and distant galaxies in stunning detail.

Imagine capturing breathtaking images of the night sky effortlessly. The fully multi-coated optics ensure bright, sharp views, while the included smartphone camera adapter makes it easy to snap and share your discoveries. Whether you're an avid astrophotographer or a beginner looking to document your celestial adventures, this telescope’s user-friendly design ensures you get professional-quality results without a steep learning curve.

Portability and ease of use are at the heart of the Explore FirstLight 127mm. Its compact, lightweight design means you can take it anywhere, from your backyard to remote stargazing locations. The internal focusing mechanism provides smooth, precise adjustments, making it perfect for both casual observation and serious astronomical study.


Discover the Wonders of the Universe

With the Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope, you can explore a wide range of celestial objects with unparalleled clarity and detail. Here’s what you can expect to see:

  • Lunar Landscapes: Marvel at the craters, mountains, and valleys of the moon in stunning detail.
  • Planetary Features: Observe the rings of Saturn, the bands of Jupiter, and the phases of Venus with incredible precision.
  • Distant Galaxies: Peek into deep space to spot far-off galaxies and nebulae, unveiling the mysteries of the cosmos.
  • Star Clusters: Discover the beauty of star clusters like the Pleiades and the Hercules Cluster, shimmering with countless stars.
  • Bright Deep-Sky Objects: Enjoy clear views of brighter nebulae and star-forming regions, such as the Orion Nebula.
  • Double Stars: Resolve close binary star systems and enjoy their contrasting colors and brightness.


Essential Accessories

Unlock the full potential of your astronomical adventures with the carefully selected accessories included in the Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope package. Each component is designed to enhance your viewing experience and make stargazing more enjoyable.

  • Smartphone Camera Adapter: Capture stunning images of celestial objects effortlessly. This adapter allows you to attach your smartphone to the telescope, turning your device into a powerful astrophotography tool. Share the beauty of the night sky with friends and family instantly.
  • 1.25" 25mm Eyepiece: Enjoy wide, crystal-clear views of the cosmos with this high-quality Plossl eyepiece. It's perfect for observing a variety of celestial objects, from planets to star clusters, providing a versatile viewing experience.
  • 1.25" 90° Diagonal: Achieve comfortable viewing angles with the included diagonal mirror. It reduces neck strain during extended observation sessions, allowing you to enjoy the night sky for longer periods without discomfort.
  • Red-Dot Finder: Easily locate and track celestial objects with precision. The red-dot finderscope simplifies the process of aligning your telescope with stars and planets, making stargazing more accessible and less frustrating.


Start Your Astronomical Journey

This telescope is perfect for all skill levels, making it an excellent choice for families, educators, and astronomy clubs. Whether you're a beginner eager to learn or a seasoned astronomer looking for a reliable and powerful tool, the Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope offers a versatile and enriching way to explore the cosmos. Your astronomical journey awaits—unlock the universe today and bring the wonders of the night sky into your life.


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Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA only) | FL-MC1271900 | 811803033443

Explore FirstLight 127mm f/15 Mak-Cassegrain Telescope (OTA only)

$479.99 $575.99




127 mm | 5"

Focal Length

1900 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



Fully multi-coated

Barrel Size





Optical Tube: 7.6 lb
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