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National Park Foundation FirstScope

National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
National Park Foundation FirstScope
Item #: 22025
Your Price: $59.99 In Stock
Warranty: 2 Years
  • Special edition National Park Foundation wrap on optical tube
  • Lightweight and portable, a great grab-and-go telescope
  • Simple design makes it easy for beginners to use
  • No-tool setup means you are observing in no time
  • Includes two eyepieces, free SkyPortal mobile app and National Parks Guidebook download

Description

Discover the hobby of astronomy with the National Park Foundation FirstScope. It doesn’t get much simpler or more portable than the FirstScope’s tabletop Dobsonian design. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view the Moon, planets, nebulae, and more!

The National Park Foundation FirstScope’s Newtonian reflector optical system features a spherical glass mirror with a generous 76 mm of aperture. You’ll get bright, sharp views of celestial objects and observe the Moon’s mountains and craters in crisp detail. Thanks to the National Park Foundation FirstScope’s wide field of view, you'll be able to observe expansive views of the sky, which include open star clusters, or favorite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.

This special edition of our bestselling FirstScope weighs just 4.3 lbs, making it the perfect companion for camping trips and all your outdoor adventures.

In support of the National Park Foundation in its mission to preserve America’s National Parks, the telescope tube is adorned with a custom National Park Foundation wrap. When not in use, this unique telescope is stylish enough to be a decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk. You’ll also receive a free download of the National Parks Guidebook, and the SkyPortal planetarium app for your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

Your purchase of the National Park Foundation FirstScope supports the National Park Foundation in its mission to preserve America’s National Parks.

 

Includes a FREE digital dowload of the National Parks Owner’s Guide!

Specifications

Aperture 76mm (3")
Eyepiece / Magnification 20mm Kellner (1.25") / 15x; 10mm Kellner (1.25") / 30x
Finderscope None
Focal Length 300mm
Focal Ratio f/4
Highest Useful Magnification 180x
Light Gathering Power 118x the unaided eye
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.9
Lowest Useful Magnification 11x
Mirror Type Spherical
Mount Info: N.A.
Optical Coatings Aluminum w/SiO2
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 10"
Resolution Rayleigh: 1.83 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.53 arc seconds
Secondary Obstruction 28mm, 36% by diameter, 13.5% by area
Total Telescope Kit Weight 4.3 lbs
Tripod None
Warranty Two Years

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