FirstScope Telescope

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FirstScope Telescope. Powerful, lightweight... the perfect choice for amateur astronomers and backyard stargazers!

Discover out-of-this-world views! This easy-to-use starter Telescope delivers breathtaking astronomical views, with up to 180X power! Eyeball comets, planets, moon craters and other objects with crystal-clear detail. Plus, the Dobsonian stand makes observing easy...simply move the tube in the direction of your target. It's a great starter Telescope for young children or anyone looking to make astronomy a hobby.

Features:
  • 76mm reflector optical tube on rotatable stand for easy navigating
  • Coated glass optical elements for clear, crisp images
  • High-quality Dobsonian stand
  • Portable and lightweight tabletop design for easy storage and transport
  • Includes 2 eyepieces
  • Measures 9 x 9 x 16"h., weighs 4 1/2 lbs.

Specifications:

  • Optical Design: Newton Reflector
  • Aperture (mm): 76mm (2.9 in.)
  • Focal length: 300mm (12in.)
  • Focal ratio: 3.95
  • Focal length of eyepiece 1 (mm): 20mm (0.78 in.)
  • Magnification of eyepiece 1: 15X
  • Focal length of eyepiece 2 (mm): 4mm (0.16 in.)
  • Magnification of eyepiece 2: 75X
  • Highest useful magnification: 180X
  • Lowest useful magnification: 11X
  • Limiting stellar magnitude: 11.9
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.83 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 1.53 arc seconds)
  • Light gathering power (compared to human eyes): 118X

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