National Geographic 114MM Refractor Telescope Kit, Astrophotography For Sale
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National Geographic 114MM Refractor Telescope Kit, Astrophotography:
National Geographic 114mm Reflecting Telescope
About this item
• Perfect for beginnerastronomers
• Large 4.5" aperture for sky viewing
• Complete telescope package including plossl eyepieces
• Smart phone adapter to capture sky images on your smart phone
• Downloadable celestial software and star map started in the fun and exciting world of astronomy with the National Geographic 114mm Reflecting Telescope. The refracting telescope has a 114mm aperture which means it is great at gobbling up light and giving you a nice view of the heavens under dark skies.
What's this Telescope like?
When it comes to finding the best refractor telescope or even the best portable telescope, a lot will depend on how you want to use it. Telescopes come in a variety of designs and types and what you intend to look at, such as space objects for the moon or planets, has a lot to do with which telescope you should get. This National Geographic telescope has enough aperture (114mm) that it will help illuminate faint targets while also providing enough focal length in order to get great views of the planets in the solar system.
What's is taking pictures of the stars and planets, usually using a telescope with a camera attached. The National Geographic 114mm Reflecting Telescope is able to take pictures quite easily, and thanks to the fast focal ratio (f/5.2) the exposure times needed when using this reflecting telescope are much less than others. This translates to better pictures overall.
What Comes with the National Geographic 114mm Reflecting Telescope?
Not only do you get a fantastic telescope with this kit, but you also get a number of other items to help you get going right away. The complete telescope package includes two different eyepieces, one that is 9.7mm and the other that is 26mm. These different eyepieces will help you get different magnifications and fields of view, which is crucial to observing your target correctly. The 114mm telescope also comes with a tripod that is portable and easily set up, so you can take it to your favorite dark site or with you while Plossl eyepieces 26mm and 9.7mm
Full-length tripod for variable heights for everyone in the family
Panhandle control on alt-azimuth mount for smooth movements when navigating the night sky
Carbon fiber-wrapped optical tube assembly is lightweight but durable
Impressive light-gathering capability for views of planets and deep sky objects
Use the red dot viewfinder and downloadable astronomy software to locate observing targets
Included adapter helps observers use their smart device to capture and share images
Comes with 2 interchangeable Plössl eyepieces and 2X Barlow for magnifications of 19x - 103X
500 mm focal shortens exposure times for deep sky photography