Celestron FirstScope Telescope

March 10, 2015 - Comment

FirstScope Telescope Official Product of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. Ideal astronomical entry level telescope. The FirstScope Telescope pays tribute to Galileo Galilei and may of history’s most notable astronomers and scientists. We honor these men and women for their contributions bringing us one step closer to understanding the universe around us. The compact

FirstScope Telescope Official Product of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. Ideal astronomical entry level telescope. The FirstScope Telescope pays tribute to Galileo Galilei and may of history’s most notable astronomers and scientists. We honor these men and women for their contributions bringing us one step closer to understanding the universe around us. The compact design makes it easy to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. The FirstScope is also stylish enough to be used as a decorative fixture on your bookshelves or desk.

Product Features

  • FirstScope Telescope
  • 76mm aperture reflector optical tube
  • Moveable tube for ease of navigation for viewing
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Two eyepieces included

Comments

Sky Observer says:

Great Portable Telescope I was looking for an affordable and portable telescope so that I can easily set up without taking too much time. A friend recommended this so I decided to purchase this (for $50, I can’t go wrong). I was skeptical at first but that went away when I unpacked this. The telescope is 3″ which is better than the 60mm telescope one usually sees in this price range. It came with 2 decent eyepieces (2 decent eyepieces by themselves already costs around $40 – $50). It was easy to put together as it was…

Russell Neches says:

Good starter scope, not so great eyepieces I bought this telescope to gain some experience with telescope optics before spending “real” money on a more powerful instrument. In that capacity, this really is the perfect thing to buy. Celestron really did go to some trouble to design a decent telescope, but for under $50, you can expect to bump into the limitations fairly quickly. If you are trying to learn about telescope optics, this is actually a good thing — you will learn as much from what this telescope cannot do as from what it…

Arizona Desert Rat says:

What a Bargain! For years, I’ve been wanting a cheap, wide-field, very portable ‘scope. This one fits the bill perfectly. It’s really inexpensive, has a really wide field, good optics, and is extremely portable. All of which — along with its extreme ease of use — makes it ideal as a first telescope for those just discovering the joys of astronomy.The eyepieces that come with it deliver good images. But, the 20mm Huygens low-power “wide field” eyepiece that comes with it simply won’t do. It’s a…

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