Celestron FirstScope Telescope

Brand: Celestron

SKU : CE-21024

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  • 76 mm (2.99-inch) Aperture.
  • f/3.9 Focal Ratio.
  • Beginner Telescope.
  • TheSkyX First Light CD ROM Included.

Product Details

  • The FirstScope Telescope by Celestron is a 76 mm (2.99-inch) aperture Newtonian Reflector Telescope on a single-arm Dobsonian Cradle Mount (table-top). Its easy-use and portability make it an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Expand your possibilities by adding the Celestron FirstScope Telescope Accessory Kit (#CE-21024-ACC) for less than $20.

    The Celestron FirstScope Telescope - IYA Edition Features

    • Observing is quick and easy, simply navigate the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of your desired object.
    • It’s portable! Take it with you on your next outdoor adventure with its compact and lightweight design. 
    • When not in use, its stylish enough to be a decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.
    • Named official product of the International Year of Astronomy 2009.

    In 1609, world-renowned Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei, introduced an elementary telescope which sparked interest into the mysterious night sky for centuries to come. In 2009, four centuries later, Celestron introduced the FirstScope Telescope to pay tribute to Galileo Galilei and many of history’s most notable astronomers and scientists. Their names are on display around the optical tube.


    OPT Product Number: CE-21024

  • specifications

    Aperture76 mm (3.0")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25" Nosepiece
    CD ROMs IncludedTheSky X First Light
    Dawes Limit1.53 arcseconds
    Focal Length300 mm
    Focal Ratiof/3.9
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
    Highest Magnification152x
    Light Gathering Power118x
    Limiting Magnitude13.2
    Optical DesignNewtonian
    OTA Mount TypeSingle Arm
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • Celestron's FirstScope 76 mm (2.99-inch) Newtonian Reflector OTA (attached to its mount).
    • Celestron's One-Armed Alt-Azimuth Dobsonian Cradle Mount/ Table-Top.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #1: H 20 mm, 15x magnification.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #2: SR 4 mm, 75x magnification.
    • CD ROM Included: TheSkyX First Light.
    • 2 Year Telescope Warranty.

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