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Celestron FirstScope Telescope
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A well-made, first telescope ideal for children or beginners to get started in astronomy - a great gift idea. The table-top design makes for a simple, sturdy and compact telescope, which children can use very easily. It comes with two different lenses for different magnifacations and requires minimal set up. Official product of The 2009 Year of Astronomy and Hot Product 2011 in the Sky and Telescope category.

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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.

 

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 history’s 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.

 

All Celestron telescopes come with a 2 year warranty.

Specifications

Specification Overview

Model FirstScope
MPN
(Manufacurer
product
no)
C21024
Manufacturer Celestron
Condition New
EAN 50234210249

Full 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 (Compared to human eye)  118 x
Manufacturer Link Celestron FirstScope
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