Exclusive to PicStop the Celestron Firstscope 76 is now available complete with the Celestron FirstScope 76 Accessory Kit
Details: Celestron Firstscope 76
The Celestron Firstscope 76 was named Official Product of International Year of Astronomy 2009, FirstScope pays tribute to the men and women who brought us one step closer to understanding the universe around us.
In 1609, world-renowned Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei, introduced an elementary telescope to the growing astronomy community which sparked interest into the mysterious night sky for centuries to come. Four centuries later, in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy 2009, Celestron offers the portable Celestron Firstscope 76.
The FirstScope pays tribute to Galileo Galilei and many of historys most notable astronomers and scientists by displaying their names around the optical tube. We honor the contributions of these men and women, who brought us one step closer to understanding the universe around us.
This quality Dobsonian style telescope features a 76 mm aperture reflector optical tube and is an ideal entry level astronomical telescope. The compact design makes it easy enough to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. FirstScope is also stylish enough to be a decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.
- High quality Dobsonian style stand with a 76 mm reflector optical tube make FirstScope an ideal entry level astronomical telescope.
- Portable and lighweight table-top design makes it easy to store, transport and setup your FirstScope Telescope
- FirstScope is very easy to observe with, the user simply navigates the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of their desired object.
- Stylish and decorative design makes FirstScope a wonderful keepsake for anyone interested in astronomy.
Specifications: Optical Design: Dobsonian Reflector, Aperture: 76 mm (2.99 in), Focal Length: 300 mm (11.81 in), Focal Ratio: 3.95, Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.79 in), Magnification 1: 15 x, Eyepiece 2: 4 mm (0.16 in), Magnification 2: 75 x, Weight: 1956.12 g (69 oz).
Details: Celestron FirstScope 76 Accessory Kit
The Celestron FirstScope 76 Accessory Kit is designed to expand your FirstScope telescope.
-12.5 mm Eyepiece (1.25" ). Increases the power to 24x.
- 6 mm Eyepiece (1.25" ). This eyepiece increases the power to 50x.
-Moon Filter (1.25"). A moon filter reduces the brightness of the moon and improves contrast so greater detail can be observed on the lunar surface. The filter has threads on it which screw into the bottom of the eyepieces.
-5x24 Finderscope & bracket . This finderscope with bracket akes it easier to locate astronomical objects with the FirstScope telescope because of its much wider field of view and low magnification. Installation is simple with no tools necessary.
-CD-ROM The SkyX. Lets you explore and develop an understanding of basic astronomy. This planetarium software is capable of printing star charts, displaying astronomical photos, helps identify planets and stars, learn the constellations, and much more.
Windows XP and Vista, as well as MAC 10.4.8 and later.
-Nylon Carrying Bag for FirstScope Telescope and accessories in a tote bag for easy and safe transportation.
What can I see with this telescope ?
Celestron have developed a slideshow of images that have been taken with this Celestron telescope with images uploaded by owners and users of this telescope, have a look at the slideshow below. (may take a moment to load)