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Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount

$99.99 $119.99

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Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount


Seamlessly Explore the Cosmos with the Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount

Effortless Setup, Endless Discoveries

Introducing the Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano, an ingeniously designed light-duty alt-azimuth mount and tripod tailored for the astronomy enthusiast on the go. Crafted to support a wide array of small telescopes, this mount is your steadfast companion for every celestial adventure.

Versatile Compatibility, Lightweight Design

Whether you're captivated by the craters of the moon with a small Maksutov-Cassegrain, tracing the rings of Saturn with a compact refractor, or chasing solar eclipses with a specialized solar scope, the Twilight Nano is engineered to enhance your viewing experience. Compatible with telescopes up to 14 pounds that utilize a 45mm wide Vixen-Style dovetail plate, this mount offers unparalleled versatility.

Sturdy Support, Adjustable Convenience

At the heart of this system is a robust metal tripod with 1.25" diameter legs, adjustable from 25.5" to 45". This flexibility ensures optimal viewing heights for every observer, from children marveling at their first lunar eclipse to adults enjoying a serene night of stargazing.

Precision Control, Portable Performance

The Twilight Nano's alt-azimuth head, equipped with a user-friendly handle, provides smooth, precise control over movement and altitude locking. Its lightweight yet durable construction makes it the ideal 'grab-and-go' option for spontaneous observing sessions. Setting up is quick and effortless, ensuring you spend more time exploring the night sky and less time preparing.

Key Features at a Glance:

  • Mount Type: Light-duty Alt-Azimuth
  • Tripod: 1.25" Steel ST1, height adjustable from 25.5" to 45"
  • Compatibility: Supports small telescopes up to 14 lb with a Vixen-Style universal mount
  • Ideal for: Small Maksutov-Cassegrains, refractors, solar scopes, and short, fast Newtonians

Embrace the Universe with Ease

The Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount is more than just a mount; it's your gateway to the cosmos. Designed with the amateur astronomer in mind, it combines portability with precision, making it the perfect companion for your next astronomical journey.

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Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount | FL-TWINANOT1-00 | 812257018307

Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano Mount

$99.99 $119.99





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25.5" tripod fully collapsed no mount head

42" tripod fully collapsed with head

25" tripod open, retracted legs no mount head

38.5" at highest point, 36" to the center of the mounting bracket - tripod open, retracted legs with the mount head

42" tripod open, legs fully extended no mount head

45" at highest point - tripod open, legs fully extended with the mount head


15 lb
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