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Explore Scientific Refractor 80/640AZ

15,677.97 (Excluding Taxes)

Explore Scientific Refractor

80mm aperture will reveal impressive lunar details ranging from craters to rilles, planetary features like Saturn’s ring structure or Jupiter’s cloud belts; and bright deep sky treasures like galaxies, nebulae and clusters.

Twilight Nano alt-azimuth mount has a panhandle control that makes it easy to position the telescope.

Mount is lightweight but can still hold up to 6.8KG of equipment.

Full size tripod includes accessory tray to keep eyepieces handy and provide additional stability.

Model comes with a 25mm Plössl eyepiece, a 90° diagonal for more comfortable viewing and a red dot viewfinder to aid in object location.

Built-in dew shield slows moisture build-up on the objective lens and reduces interference from ambient light.

Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images.

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Explore Scientific Refractor 80/640AZ

Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight 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, a sturdy mount, an eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder. Telescope offerings include achromatic refractors ranging in aperture from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflectors 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 AR80mm White Tube Refractor with 640mm focal length f/8 telescope with fully-coated glass; Twilight Nano Alt/Az mount; 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25″ 90° Diagonal; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.

Explore Scientific Refractor 80/640AZ Specifications

  • Magnification: 125x
  • Focal Length: 640mm focal length
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Adapter: 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25″ 90° Diagonal;
  • Optical Diameter: 80mm
  • Eyepiece (Included): 25 mm Plössl and 10 mm Plössl
  • Lens Coatings: Full Coatings
  • Mount Type: Twilight Nano

In the Box

  • Telescope Tube
  • ALT-AZ Nano mount
  • Tripod stand
  • One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • One 10 mm Plössl Eyepiece
  • Smart phone adapter
  • Red Dot Viewfinder
  • SLR Connector
  • Planisphere (Star Dial)

Instruction Manual

FL Twilight Nano Mount Manual

Supporting Videos

Recommended Accessories

  • 1.25″ 2X Achromatic Barlow – To get more magnification while observing your favorite planet
  • Universal Smartphone Adapter – To capture pictures of Moon and planets right in your smartphone immediately as you observe it.
  • 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.