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Celestron Robert Reeves Edition FirstScope Tabletop Telescope plus Accessory Pack

Celestron Robert Reeves Edition FirstScope Tabletop Telescope plus Accessory Pack
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High-quality tabletop Dobsonian with a 76mm reflector optical tube. This compact, lightweight telescope is an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view. 

High-quality tabletop Dobsonian with a 76mm reflector optical tube. This compact, lightweight telescope is an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view. 

High-quality tabletop Dobsonian with a 76mm reflector optical tube. This compact, lightweight telescope is an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view. 

Description

Celestron has joined forces with master lunar imager Robert Reeves on this addition to the beloved FirstScope family: the FirstScope Signature Series: Moon by Robert Reeves.

This quality Dobsonian-style telescope features a spherical glass mirror with a generous 76mm of aperture.

The FirstScope’s wide field-of-view provides bright, sharp views of the Moon’s mountains and craters in crisp detail. You’ll also enjoy using the FirstScope to pan the Milky Way, explore open star clusters, marvel at Saturn’s rings, or view favorite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.

This compact, lightweight telescope is an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view. To navigate the sky, simply rotate the azimuth axis in the direction of your desired object. It doesn’t get much simpler or more portable than the FirstScope.

Its compact design makes the FirstScope Signature Series easy to take along on your next camping trip, picnic, or hike. When not in use, the FirstScope Signature Series: Moon by Robert Reeves will be a stylish decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.

Explore the Moon

Familiarize yourself with the Moon, our neighboring world. Robert Reeves’ signature FirstScope comes with a custom wrap that highlights 10 lunar features to explore including Tycho, Plato, and Copernicus.  Learn more about the Moon with Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscape eBook which goes into detail about the sizes of craters, how marias are formed, the natural history of the Moon, and other fascinating tidbits.

About Robert Reeves

Robert Reeves first photographed the Moon in 1959, just as our space program was setting its sights on lunar exploration. Since then, he’s become one of the world’s best lunar imagers and a prolific author on astrophotography. Using Celestron telescopes from his home in Texas, Robert captures more detailed images than professional astronomers could during the heyday of the Apollo missions. To learn more information about Robert Reeves, check out his Team Celestron page or for Robert’s personal perspective on having his own telescope in the Signature Series, click here.

Accessory Pack from Saxon includes

Additional Super 1.25" eyepieces which provide the option to change your magnification and field of view while the 5x24 finderscope is used to align your telescope.

Use the moon filter to cut down the intensity of brighter planets and the Moon and increase the contrast of these objects.

Whenever you decide to move to a different viewing site, all you need to do is pack your telescope and accessories into the carry bag and off you go!

The Saxon Mini Dobsonian  Accessory Pack includes the following:

  • Two Super eyepieces 12.5mm & 6mm
  • 5x24 finderscope and bracket
  • Moon filter
  • Carry bag

 

Specifications

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 76mm (2.99")
Focal Length: 300mm (12")
Focal Ratio: f/3.95
Eyepieces  20mm, 12.5mm. 6mm & 4mm
Eye piece Magnification  15x, 24x, 50x, 75x
Moon Filter  Yes 
Bag for accessories Yes
Barlow Lens: Not Included
Finderscope: Yes
Star Diagonal: Not Included
Optical Tube: plastic
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 eye): 118x
Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
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.

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LK
27/07/2023
Lynette k.
New Zealand New Zealand

Beautiful item ..a bit fidjity for young ones.. Telescope would suit better for youngens

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