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Explore Scientific AR102 FirstLight 4-inch Refractor Telescope with EQ Nano Mount
Explore Scientific AR102 FirstLight 4-inch Refractor Telescope with EQ Nano Mount

Explore Scientific AR102 FirstLight 4-inch Refractor Telescope with EQ Nano Mount

  • Vendor
    Explore Scientific
    Sale price
    $329.99
    Regular price
    $412.49 You save 20%
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    Estimated Arrival: Between Apr 16 and Apr 18. *ETA to the USA Only

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    Why Buy From Backyard-Planet

    Explore Scientific AR102 FirstLight 4-inch Refractor Telescope with EQ Nano Mount

    Whether you're looking to delve into the mysteries of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs and budget. Each combination in this new line comes complete with all of the essentials: a telescope, a sturdy mount, an eyepiece, and a red dot viewfinder. 

    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 capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece easily. With this FirstLight 4-inch Refractor Telescope with EQ Nano Mount, the only thing you need to bring is a desire to discover the wonders of space.

    Features Model FL-AR1021000EQ3:

    • 102mm aperture is ideal for getting excellent views of deep-sky favorites.
    • Doublet design uses a pairing of glass lenses separated by a cushion of air to minimize chromatic aberrations.
    • The EXOS Nano mount is a light-duty German equatorial mount that has slow-motion controls for smooth manual tracking of objects as they move across the night sky.
    • The Mount can hold up to 15lbs of equipment.
    • The Full-size tripod includes an accessory tray to keep eyepieces handy and bring additional stability.
    • This 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 astronomers use their smart device to capture and share images.

    Description:

    • 102mm Dia. f/9.8 Refractor with Flint and Optical Crown Air-Spaced Doublet 
    • Fully Multi-Coated Optics 
    • Classic White Finish Metal Tube 
    • Single-Speed 1.25-inch R&P Focuser with 1.25-inch Adapter 
    • Cradle Rings attached to 45mm Wide Saddle Dove Plate (Vixen-Style) with Cone Angle Adjustments
    • Nano Equatorial Mount with Slow Motion Controls on Folding Metal Tripod with Accessory Tray 
    • Red Dot Finder 
    • 25mm 1.25-inch O.D. Plössl Eyepiece 
    • Smartphone Camera Adapter
    • Shipping wt.: 15 lbs. (approximately)
    • L46" x W14" x H8"