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Celestron Cometron FirstScope Telescope

SKU: 21023

Celestron Cometron FirstScope Telescope
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Celestron Cometron FirstScope Telescope

SKU: 21023

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About this product

  • Fast focal ratio offers a wide field of view, perfect for observing comets, star clusters, galaxies, and more
  • Lightweight and portable, a great grab-and-go telescope
  • Simple design makes it easy for beginners to use
  • No-tool setup means you are up and observing in no time
  • Includes a finderscope and 2 Kellner eyepieces

Be ready for the next big comet with Celestrons special-edition Cometron FirstScope, a compact, lightweight telescope thats perfect for beginners looking to experience the magic of a dazzling comet, planet, or nebula. This tabletop Dobsonian-style telescope includes a spherical mirror with a generous 76 mm of aperture. The Cometron FirstScope provides bright, sharp views of comets and other celestial objects, and renders the Moons mountains and craters in crisp detail. And thanks to its wide field of view, youll be able to observe the brightest part of the comet and its tail or favorite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.

The Cometron FirstScope offers several upgrades from the original Celestron FirstScope, including 2 Kellner eyepieces and a 5x24 finderscope. Weighing just 4.3 lbs, the Cometron FirstScope is a tabletop telescope that you can take on all your outdoor adventures. Its also stylish enough to be a decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.

Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture 76mm (2.99")
Telescope Type Manual
Focal Length 300mm (12")
Focal Ratio 3.95
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 Kellner 10mm (0")
Finderscope 5x24
MOUNT INFO:
Tripod None
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
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 28mm (1.1")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 37%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
Optical Coatings Aluminum with SiO2
Optical Tube Length 254mm (10")
Total Telescope Kit Weight 4.3 lbs (1.95 kg)
Software Starry Night Basic Edition

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RP
04/12/2019
Robert P.
Quick delivery

As this is a Christmas present I cannot give a performance review, but arrived within 3 working days so that's good. If possible will amend review after christmas

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06/06/2019
Martin M.
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