Celestron FirstScope Signature Series Moon by Robert Reeves

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CE-22016
  • Compact and Lightweight.
  • Entry-Level Telescope.
  • Aperture: 76 mm.
  • Includes a Free PDF Download of the Lunar Landscapes eBook by Robert Reeves.
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Celestron FirstScope Signature Series Moon by Robert Reeves

The Celestron FirstScope Signature Series, Moon by Robert Reeves is a lightweight telescope that 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, rotate the Azimuth axis in the direction of your desired object.

Its compact design makes the FirstScope Signature Series easy to take along on your next camping trip, picnic, or hike. When not in use, your telescope can be used as a stylish decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.

Explore the Moon

Reeves’ signature FirstScope comes with a custom wrap that highlights 10 lunar features to explore, including Tycho, Plato, and Copernicus. Rediscover the Moon with Reeves’ Lunar Landscape eBook, which is included with your telescope! It goes into detail about the sizes of craters, how marias are formed, its natural history and other fascinating facts.

About Robert Reeves

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, Reeves captured more detailed images than professional astronomers could during the early days of the Apollo missions.

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture76 mm (3")
Focal Ratiof/4
Free ShippingYes
ManufacturerCelestron
Mount TypeDobsonian/ Single Arm
Optical DesignDobsonian
Optical DesignNewtonian
OTA Length10"
Telescope SeriesCelestron Cometron
Tripod Type IncludedTable Top
Warranty2 Year Warranty
Weight4.3 pounds

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05/27/2019
Dennis N.
United States

Celestron Firstscope review

I like this scope. The mount is very solid and fairly easy to use and, from what I could see through the 20mm eyepiece, gave a well detailed view. Of course, I have only used it once and I won't use this scope again until I can afford to replace the almost useless eyepieces that come with this scope. Yes, I know that chintzy eyepieces like these are included with beginners' scopes to cut costs and supposedly get one started but a Huygens eyepiece, an over 300 year old design; really? I would think that such eyepieces would serve to discourage not encourage a new scope owner. For goodness sake, at least consider a modified achromat. I believe that this little scope could really shine with a better set of eyepieces.

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09/05/2018
Anonymous
United States

Not really a review. Acknowledgement of good service from OPT

Gift for Grand Children. Came promptly and appears to work properly as their report to me, 1700 miles away. Reported that a piece was broken off on the lens cap in the sealed box but that did not affect the operation of the telescope. Good service from OPT.