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Celestron FirstScope Telescope, 76mm (3") Dobsonian Style Reflector

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About the Celestron FirstScope Telescope

Celestron FirstScope pays tribute to the men and women who brought us one step closer to understanding the universe around us!

In 1609, world-renowned Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei, introduced an elementary telescope to the growing astronomy community which sparked interest into the mysterious night sky for centuries to come. Four centuries later, Celestron offers the portable FirstScope Telescope.

The FirstScope pays tribute to Galileo Galilei and many of historys most notable astronomers and scientists by displaying their names around the optical tube. We honor the contributions of these men and women, who brought us one step closer to understanding the universe around us.

The FirstScope is a wonderful keepsake for anyone interested in astronomy. This quality Dobsonian style telescope features a 76 mm aperture reflector optical tube. FirstScope is an ideal entry level astronomical telescope. It is very easy to observe with, the user simply navigates the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of their desired object, making the viewing experience a snap! The compact design makes it easy enough to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. FirstScope is also stylish enough to be a decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.

Celestron FirstScope Telescope Includes

  • 20mm 1.25" Eyepiece
  • 4mm 1.25" Eyepiece
  • 2-Year Warranty

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Celestron FirstScope Telescope Features

  • High quality Dobsonian style stand with a 76 mm reflector optical tube make FirstScope an ideal entry level astronomical telescope.
  • Portable and lighweight table-top design makes it easy to store, transport and setup your FirstScope Telescope
  • FirstScope is very easy to observe with, the user simply navigates the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of their desired object.
  • Stylish and decorative design makes FirstScope a wonderful keepsake for anyone interested in astronomy.

Celestron FirstScope Telescope Specifications

Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm) 76 mm (2.99 in)
Focal Length 300 mm (12 in)
Focal Ratio 3.95
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 15 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 4 mm (0.16 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 75 x
Highest Useful Magnification 180 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 11 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.9
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.83 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.53 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 118 x
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
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