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Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope

Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope

Regular price £69.99 Sale

It doesn’t get much simpler or more portable than the Celestron 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!

This high quality Dobsonian style stand with its 76 mm reflector optical tube make the FirstScope an ideal entry level astronomical telescope. It is very easy to observe with as the user simply navigates the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of their desired object.

FirstScope’s Newtonian reflector optical system features a spherical glass mirror with a generous 76 mm of aperture. The FirstScope’s wide field-of-view provides bright, sharp views of the Moon’s mountains and craters in crisp detail. The telescope can also be enjoyed to pan the Milky Way, explore open star clusters, marvel at Saturn’s rings, or view favourite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula. 

FirstScope is the perfect companion for camping trips and all your outdoor sky watching adventures; a great choice for kids and families.

  • High-quality tabletop Dobsonian with a 76mm aperture reflector reflector optical tube with spherical glass mirror
  • 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 10mm and 20mm eyepieces
  • BONUS CELESTRON APP! Purchase this telescope and download the bonus Celestron SkyPortal App for Apple or Android devices! SkyPortal is an interactive planetarium app with over 100,000 stars, galaxies, nebulae, planets, and more. Hold your smart device up to the night sky to identify constellations and celestial objects, view stunning photos, and listen to hours of audio descriptions.
  • Celestron in association with the Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Boxed
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 76mm (2.99")
Focal Length: 300mm (12")
Focal Ratio: f/3.95
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (0.79")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 15x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 4mm (0.16")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 75x
Highest Useful Magnification: 180x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 11x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.9
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.83 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.53 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 118x
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

 

The Royal Observatory Greenwich FirstScope 76 Celestron Telescope features a bespoke Royal Observatory Greenwich decorative design, celebrating nearly 350 years of scientific discovery at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian, and one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world. Since its founding in 1675, Greenwich has been at the centre of the measurement of time and space.

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