130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific
130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight  with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System Explore Scientific

130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System

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    Description

    If you want to explore the universe and get a closer look at the planets and stars, then you need a high-quality telescope. And the 130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight is perfect for anyone who wants to get serious about amateur astronomy. With an aperture of 130mm, this telescope provides plenty of light-gathering power to give you clear and bright images of whatever you're observing. Whether you're looking at the moon, planets, or deep sky objects, this telescope will give you an amazing view.

    The telescope comes with a iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equa mount, which is designed for stability and easy operation. The mount also comes with slow motion controls, so you can make minute adjustments to your viewing angle. Plus, the tripod is fully adjustable, so you can always get the perfect viewing position.

    If you're looking for a high-quality telescope that is easy to use and comes with everything you need to get started in astronomy, then the 130mm Newtonian Telescope by Explore FirstLight is the perfect choice for you.

    FirstLight N130mm White Tube Newtonian telescope with 600mm focal length f/4.6 telescope with 40mm draw tube focuser; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.

     

    iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System


    The iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System is the perfect device for amateur astronomers and astrophotographers. Whether you're using it with a small telescope or DSLR camera, the iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System provides outstanding performance and value. The integrated PMC-Eight™ electronics are ASCOM compliant, so you can use it with virtually any sky software that supports ASCOM. And because it's WiFi or Wired GOTO equipped, the iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System is extremely versatile and easy to use.So don't miss a minute of the action - order your iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System today!

     The iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight™ Equatorial Tracker System is just the tool for the job. This premium system utilizes a proven German equatorial mount design and Explore Scientific's revolutionary PMC-Eight™ Precision Motion Control system to flawlessly navigate the night sky and track objects as they journey across it. This combination provides superior observing and imaging performance without a prohibitive price tag.

     GOTO systems play an important role in the world of amateur astronomy because they ensure users spend less time searching for particular objects and more time observing and imaging. The PMC-Eight™ with its versatile connections supported with free to download apps for Windows computers or Android and iOS tablets only (tablets must have a screen of at least 7 inches), or through the free to download ASCOM PMC-Eight™ driver and POTH Client to connect to your favorite software, makes it easy to find and track any object in the night sky with pinpoint accuracy.

    The iEXOS-100 system offers an unmatched tracking experience when it comes to stars and other celestial bodies. With its German Equatorial Mount design, viewers can precisely follow their targets as they traverse across the sky with ease - avoiding any inconvenient field rotation issues for those who engage in astrophotography

    With the iEXOS-100, you don't have to dread scanning a seemingly endless sky in search of an object - let this powerful GOTO system take care of it! Explore Scientific's PMC-Eight™ provides more than your ordinary single processor: its 8 independent CPUs delegate tasks among themselves for superior responsiveness and reliability. With fast image acquisition timing intervals, tracking objects has never been easier or faster with this extraordinary astronomical tool.

    Effortlessly explore the night sky with a GOTO telescope and your Apple, Android or Windows tablet. Enjoy an intuitive experience that makes navigating stars easy and fast using ExploreStars app - all powered by a continuously updated database of tens of thousands celestial objects!

    Our dedication to engineering a more efficient GOTO mount is reflected in the thoughtful design of our iEXOS-100 system. Move your telescope from side to side with smooth locking clutches and make adjustments using the altitude knob for a steady ride! It also includes an intuitive polar alignment tunnel, perfect for aligning your observations around Polaris, plus a bubble level that ensures no chance of wobbling or rocking during long viewing sessions. A bracket holds up to 8 C batteries (not included) so you have power when needed – as well as two 1 kg counterweights and glowing elements on certain points along both mount and tripod which helps keeps everything oriented at nightfall - all designed specifically with stability top of mind!

    The mount weighs 9.45 pounds (4.29 kg), while the lightweight Travel Tripod and accessory tray weighs 5.5 pounds (2.5 kg). The Travel Tripod, when collapsed is 27.25 inches (69.21 cm) tall.

    Features

    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope
    • Generous 130mm aperture showcases galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with its impressive light-gathering capability.
    • Fast focal ratio (f/4.6) shortens exposure times for deep sky photography.
    • Model comes with a 25mm Plössl eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder to aid in object location.
    • Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images.

    iEXOS-100 PMC-Eight Equatorial Tracker System

    • Integrated Explore Scientific PMC-Eight™ system that transcends the industry standard single processor by utilizing eight CPUs that operate independently of one another to focus on defined functions, which results in superior responsiveness, efficiency, reliability and astoundingly fast timing intervals.
    • Clutched dual-axis worm gears with quiet precision stepper motor belt drives
    • Intuitive ExploreStars app, which is available for Apple, Android and Windows tablets, that makes it simple to operate the GOTO system. Through it, users can quickly align their telescope, navigate the stars and learn specifics about tens of thousands of celestial objects
    • Clutched RA and Declination axes are smooth and allow for precise balancing which makes the process of repositioning your telescope efficient
    • Polar alignment sight hole through the RA axis and precise altitude control for fast alignment without polar scope.
    • Battery pack powering the PMC-Eight™ system uses 8 C batteries and is secured in a bracket on one of the tripod legs when in use
    • Two 1 kg counterweights included
    • Glow-in-the-dark markings on mount and tripod

    Specs

    Item Number FL-N130600-IEXOS
    Comes With Smartphone Adapter
    One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece
    Red Dot Viewfinder
    Downloadable Software
    Magnification 250x
    Focal Length 600mm focal length
    Focal Ratio f/4.6
    Mirror Coatings Aluminum with Quartz Overcoat
    Adapter 40mm draw tube focuser
    Parabolic primary Mirror Diameter 130mm
    Eyepiece (Included) 25 mm Plössl
    Mount head weight 9.45 lbs
    Tripod weight 5.35 lbs
    Tripod fully collapsed, no mount head: 25.5”
    Tripod open, retracted legs, no mount head: 25”
    Tripod open, retracted legs with the mount head: 38.5” at highest point, 36” to the center of the mounting bracket
    Tripod open, legs fully extended, no mount head: 42”
    Tripod open, legs fully extended with the mount head: 45” at highest point
    Counterweights: 1 kg each
    Mount weight capacity: Approx. 9 lbs (equipment weight only),15 lbs Photographic (equipment and counterweights); Approx. 19 lbs Visual (equipment and counterweights)

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty is one year, which converts to the Explore STAR Warranty when product is registered within 60 days of purchase.

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