Explore Scientific FirstLight MAK152mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with EXOS-2 Mount

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Explore Scientific FirstLight MAK152mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with EXOS-2 Mount

This is Explore Scientific's FirstLight White Tube MAK152mm (5.98-Inch) aperture, f/12.5, 1900 mm focal length, Maksutov Cassegrain Catadioptric Telescope with a White EXOSGT GoTo Computerized EQ Mount.

The set includes an 11-pound counterweight, a 2.5-inch Hexagonal Focuser, a 2-inch 90-degree Diagonal, a 25 mm Plossl eyepiece, a Red-dot Finder, a Smartphone Camera adapter, and an Optional Polar Scope.

The versatile FirstLight Series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. Each of the combinations in this new line comes complete with all of the essentials: 

  • telescope
  • sturdy mount
  • eyepiece
  • red dot viewfinder

As an added benefit, the package includes an adapter that allows you to use your smartphone to easily capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece.



Aperture152 mm (6")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection2"
Dawes Limit0.76 arcseconds
Focal Length1900 mm
Focal Ratiof/12.5
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Hightest Magnification304x
Light Gathering Power472x
Limiting Magnitude14.7
ManufacturerExplore Scientific
Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain



  • FirstLight MAK152 mm (6-inch) White Tube Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA: 1900 mm focal length, f/12.5
  • White EXOS-2 GoTo German Equatorial Mount
  • 11-pound Counterweight
  • 2.5-inch Hexagonal Focuser
  • 2-inch 90-degree Diagonal
  • Plossl 25 mm Eyepiece
  • Red-dot Finder
  • Smartphone Camera Adapter