About this product
Part Number: 22026-CGL
Celestron has joined forces with the Royal Observatory, Greenwich for this addition to the beloved FirstScope family.
This quality Dobsonian-style telescope features a spherical glass mirror with a generous 76mm aperture. The FirstScope’s wide field of view provides bright, sharp views of the Moon’s mountains and craters in crisp detail. You’ll also enjoy using the FirstScope to pan the Milky Way, explore open star clusters, marvel at Saturn’s rings, or view favorite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.
This compact, lightweight telescope is an ideal entry-level astronomical telescope. Just remove it from the box, insert an eyepiece, and you’re ready to view. To navigate the sky, simply rotate the azimuth axis in the direction of your desired object. It doesn’t get much simpler or more portable than the FirstScope.
Its compact design makes the FirstScope easy to take along on your next camping trip, picnic, or hike. When not in use, the Royal Observatory FirstScope will be a stylish decorative fixture on your bookshelf or desk.
Explore the Moon
Familiarise yourself with the Moon, our neighbouring world. This telescope includes a free download of Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscapes eBook, which details the sizes of the Moon’s craters, how maria are formed, the natural history of the Moon, and other fascinating tidbits.
About the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
The Royal Observatory, located in Greenwich Park, London, was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II. The observatory has played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation. Now the observatory is dedicated to enriching people’s understanding of the sea, the exploration of space, and Britain's role in world history.
- Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
- Aperture: 76mm
- Focal Length: 300mm
- Focal Ratio: F3.95
- Included Eyepiece 1: 20mm - Magnification 15x
- Included Eyepiece 2: 4mm - Magnification 75x
- Included Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
What's in the box
- Firstscope 76 Optical Tube
- 20mm Eyepiece
- 4mm Eyepiece
- Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
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