Explore FirstLight 80mm Refractor with EQ3 Mount Explore Scientific
Explore FirstLight 80mm Refractor with EQ3 Mount Explore Scientific

Explore FirstLight 80mm Refractor with EQ3 Mount

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    Explore Scientific
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    $329.99
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    $329.99
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    Explore the FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope

    Description

    Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, 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 ” a telescope, a sturdy mount, an eyepiece and a red dot viewfinder. Telescope offerings include achromatic refractors ranging in aperture from 70mm to 152mm, Maksutov-Cassegrains from 100mm to 152mm, and Newtonian reflectors from 114mm to an impressive 203mm.

    Mounts vary from a simple fork-mounted alt-azimuth option to a complete GOTO tracking system. As an added benefit, each package includes an adapter that allows you to use your smartphone to easily capture and share the beauty unfolding in your eyepiece. With Firstlight, the only thing you need to provide is a desire to discover.

    FirstLight AR80mm White Tube Refractor with 900mm focal length f/11.25 telescope with fully-coated glass; EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount; 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25" 90° Diagonal; Plossl 25mm eyepiece; and Red-dot Finder; Smartphone Camera adapter.

     Features

    • 80mm aperture will reveal impressive lunar details ranging from craters to rilles; planetary features like Saturn’s ring structure or Jupiter’s cloud belts; and bright deep sky treasures like galaxies, nebulae and clusters.
    • German equatorial mount, which is designed to smoothly track celestial objects as they journey across the sky, has two flexible shafts for precise guiding and a counterweight (2 ½ lbs) that provides necessary balance.
    • Full size tripod includes accessory tray to keep eyepieces handy and provide additional stability.¨
    • Model comes with a 25mm Plössl eyepiece, a 90° diagonal for more comfortable viewing and a red dot viewfinder to aid in object location.
    • Built-in dew shield slows moisture build-up on the objective lens and reduces interference from ambient light.
    • Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images.

     Specs

    Item Number FL-AR80900EQ3
    Comes With Smartphone Adapter
    One 25 mm Plössl Eyepiece
    Red Dot Viewfinder
    Downloadable Software
    Magnification 125x
    Focal Length 900mm focal length
    Focal Ratio f/11.25
    Lens Coatings Full Coatings
    Adapter 40mm draw tube focuser; 1.25" 90° Diagonal
    Optical Diameter 80mm
    Eyepiece (Included) 25mm Plossl
    Mount Type EXOS Nano EQ3 German Equatorial mount

     Warranty

    Limited USA One Year Warranty.

     Ordering

    Ordering from Outer Limit Telescope

    We strive to make the ordering process as easy as possible for our customers. Our website is designed to provide a simple, streamlined shopping experience. Orders can be placed online. Our Customer Service Experts are trained in the Telescope industry and are willing to go the extra mile to help you with product selection, shipping, or any other questions you may have. Our Customer Service professionals are not paid on commission so you can rest assured you will not be pressured or hassled. We refuse to outsource our customer's calls to a call center, We want to be the point of contact so we can give you the expert service you deserve. We are here to help! We do reserve the right to refuse or refund any order due to unforeseen circumstances, including pricing errors and online ordering errors. Customers whose orders are affected by such unforeseen circumstances will be contacted within one business day.

    Receipts

     Our products are shipped directly from the manufacturer to your doorstep. This saves us warehousing costs, savings which we can pass onto you! However, this means that your product will typically arrive without an invoice or packaging receipt. Thus, the order confirmation you receive from us via email serves as your official receipt. You will see the order number along the top. If you have lost your receipt or it never arrived, simply contact our customer service team and we will be happy to send you another one. 

    Cancelling An Order

    Once the order is placed with us, we will submit an order directly to the manufacturer on your behalf. This occurs immediately after an order is placed by a customer (7 days a week). Once this step has been completed, Outer Limit Telescopes and thus the customer become financially obligated to purchase the ordered merchandise from the manufacturer. All order cancellations are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. No exceptions. If your order has shipped it cannot be cancelled, but it can be returned under our Standard Return Policy. To cancel an order, please call our helpful customer service experts using the number at the top of the page! Since time is of the essence, it would be best if you called us rather than send us an email. Refunds will be credited to the original payment method and can take up to 72 hours to reflect on your credit card statement. 

    Payment Methods

    We accept several methods of payment as listed below. No matter what method you choose, we guarantee that every transaction you make on our site will be 100% secure. All prices are listed in U.S. dollars.

    Credit Cards - We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards. You can safely enter your entire credit card number via our secure server, which encrypts all submitted information. 

    Sales Tax

    Items sold and shipped to destinations in the United States are tax-free. With the exception of New York.

    Order Tracking

    Your tracking information is emailed to you when your order ships. Orders are tracked using a tracking number and the website on the delivery carrier. If you have any questions, or if your delivery seems behind schedule, our friendly Customer Service Experts are always there to help.

    Back-Ordered Items

    Occasionally due to popularity of an item, a product is placed on back-order until additional inventory is received. This happens very rarely, and when it does, you will be notified immediately by one of our Customer Service Experts.  

     Shipping Policy

    Shipping Options:

    FREE STANDARD SHIPPING - Upon placement of the order, the parcel should ship out within 5 business days. Some products require a signature and some do not, it will depend on the price of the product. If the delivery driver does not feel comfortable leaving the package outside the home, they will keep it at a pickup location and leave you a note or attempt re-delivery at a later date.

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    Order Confirmation:

    As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail.  This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your payment method for the purchase.  As soon as we receive your order, we automatically reach out to our suppliers to confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment.  If your item is on back order or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via phone or e-mail. If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within five business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for delivery.

    Order Shipment:

    All products are shipped directly from the manufacturer. As a result, shipment times may vary. 

    If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your payment method, it will ship within five business days from the date of your order.  We will send you a shipping notification within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out.  If you do not receive shipping information from us within six business days of your order, please follow up with us at orders@outerlimittelescope.com or give us a call @ (855) 875-4515

    Damages:

    Please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive, if you notice any damage you should make a note of it on the document when signing for delivery.  If your item(s) do arrive damaged, please send photos to returns@outerlimittelescope.com, and we will process a return/refund on your behalf. 

     Refund Policy

    Returns
    Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

    To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

    All returns require an RMA number ( Return Merchandise Authorization). Please contact us at returns@outerlimittelescope.com or call us at (855) 875-4515 and we will be more than happy to help with this process. No returns will be accepted without an RMA number, no exceptions.

    Several types of goods are exempt from being returned. Perishable goods such as food, flowers, newspapers or magazines cannot be returned. We also do not accept products that are intimate or sanitary goods, hazardous materials, or flammable liquids or gases.

    Additional non-returnable items:
    Gift cards
    Downloadable software products

    To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

    There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted (if applicable)

    Book with obvious signs of use
    CD, DVD, VHS tape, software, video game, cassette tape, or vinyl record that has been opened
    Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error
    Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery

    Refunds (if applicable)
    Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.
    If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

    Late or missing refunds (if applicable)
    If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.
    Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
    Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.
    If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at returns@outerlimittelescope.com

    Exchanges (if applicable)
    We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at returns@outerlimittelescope.com

    Shipping

    You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

    Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

    If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.

     Price Match Guarantee

    We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online.  If you find another online store that offers a lower price then us within six months of your purchase date please let us know and we will refund your original payment for the difference.  We want you to feel confident that you are getting the absolute best price for the product you are ordering.  If you find that our own website has a lower price for the same item you have ordered within six months of your purchase date will refund the difference as well.

    To request your partial refund simply e-mail us at PriceMatch@outerlimittelescope.com a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within six months from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly.

    Our 100% Price Guarantee has some limitations:

    • You must purchase the item from our website before requesting your Price Match Guarantee
    • Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offers are not eligible
    • The item must be in stock on the competitors website
    • The competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail location
    • The website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)
    • The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question
    • The Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax


    The FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount is the perfect tool for both novice and experienced stargazers. This powerful telescope is designed to deliver crisp and clear images of the night sky, planets, and distant galaxies.


    Equipped with a 80mm aperture and a 900mm focal length, this telescope provides sharp and bright images that will bring you closer than ever to the wonders of the universe. The EQ3 mount ensures that your telescope stays steady and secure, so you can enjoy hours of uninterrupted stargazing.


    Whether you're a casual observer or a seasoned astronomer, the FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount is the perfect addition to your stargazing gear. Order yours today and discover the wonders of the universe!


    With its sleek design and sturdy build, the FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. It's easy to set up and use, making it perfect for families, schools, and amateur astronomers.


    Don't hesitate to take your stargazing adventures to the next level with the FirstLight 80mm Refractor Telescope with EQ3 Mount. This powerful telescope is designed to help you discover the beauty and majesty of the cosmos, one star at a time.


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