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Explore Scientific FirstLight 130/600AZ Newtonian Telescope

22,881.36 (Excluding Taxes)

  • Generous 130mm aperture showcases galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with its impressive light-gathering capability.
  • Fast focal ratio (f/4.6) shortens exposure times for deep sky photography.
  • Model comes with a 25mm Plössl eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder to aid in object location.
  • Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images.
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Description

Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight telescope series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. Each of the combinations in this new line comes complete with all of the essentials: a telescope, an eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder. Telescope offerings include achromatic refractor telescopes ranging in aperture from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflector telescopes from 114mm to an impressive 203mm.

Mounts vary from a simple fork-mounted alt-azimuth option to a complete GOTO tracking system. As an added benefit, each 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 N130mm White Tube Newtonian telescope with 600mm focal length f/4.6 telescope with 40mm draw tube focuser; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.

The Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano is a light-duty alt-azimuth mount and tripod designed to quickly and easily accept small scopes, such as a small Mak-Cassegrain, small Refractor or small Solar Scope and of course, the ED80mm. Lightweight. Short, fast Newtonians will also match up nicely with the Explore Scientific Twilight Nano mount. As long as your telescope does not exceed 14 pounds and has a 45mm wide (Vixen-Style) Dovetail plate for mounting the telescope to the mount head, you are good to go.

The metal tripod with 1.25″ diameter legs, continuously extend from 25.5″ to 45″ to allow for convenient telescope height from child to adult. The alt-azimuth head’s handle gives you full control for very smooth movements and for locking the altitude position. Light and quick to set up, the Explore FirstLight Twilight Nano is perfect for your grab-and-go telescope tube assembly.

Specifications

Optical Tube:

  • Comes With: Smartphone Adapter, One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece, Red Dot Viewfinder, Downloadable Software
  • Lens Coatings: Aluminum with Quartz Overcoat
  • Magnification: 250x
  • Focal Length: 600mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.6
  • Adapter: 40mm draw tube focuser
  • Optical Diameter: 130mm
  • Eyepiece: 25mm Plossl and 10mm Plossl
  • Weight: 3.2 Kgs

FirstLight Twilight Nano AZ Mount:

  • Type: Alt-AZ Mount
  • Tripod fully collapsed no mount head: 25.5”
  • Tripod fully collapsed with head: 42″
  • Tripod open, retracted legs no mount head: 25″
  • Tripod open, retracted legs with the mount head: 38.5″ at highest point, 36″ to the center of the mounting bracket
  • Tripod open, legs fully extended no mount head: 42″
  • Tripod open, legs fully extended with the mount head: 45″ at highest point

Included in the Box

  • D=130mm / F=600mm Telescope Tube
  • Height Adjustable Steel Tripod
  • Germany AZ Nano Mount
  • Accessory Tray
  • 25mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • 10mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • Red dot Viewfinder
  • Smart Phone Adapter

Solar Warning

  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

Support Documents

Recommended Accessories

  • 1.25″ 2X Achromatic Barlow – To get more magnification while observing your favorite plane.
  • T-Ring (Canon) – To capture photos with your Canon EOS DSLR using Telescope tube as high focal length lens for camera.
  • T-Ring (Nikon) – To capture photos with your NIKON DSLR using Telescope tube as high focal length lens for camera.
  • T-Ring (Sony) – To capture photos with your Sony DSLR using Telescope tube as high focal length lens for camera.
  • 1.25″ T-Mount/Adapter – To attached any DSLR directly in the eyepiece barrel when using in combination with DSLR TRing.
  • Customized Telescope Padded bag: Designed to keep your Telescope safe from sudden damages to optics and body, safe of dust and dirt, easy carrying solution.