Explore Scientific


Explore Scientific FirstLight 114 mm Newtonian Reflector on the Twilight Nano Altitude-Azimuth Mount

The Explore Scientific FirstLight 114 mm Newtonian Reflector Telescope is the perfect tool for observing the night sky. Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series is an observing package that will fit your individual needs.

The OTA is supported by the manual Twilight Nano alt-azimuth mount with a single control handle that allows users to track objects as they move across the night sky while also limiting vibration, and with the stainless steel tripod, the telescope is ready to go out of the box.


  • Fully multi-coated optics improves light transmission throughout optical path to improve contrast and color rendition
  • Rack-and-pinon focuser with 40mm drawtube and 1.25" reducer adapter
  • Manual alt-azimuth, single-arm fork mount
  • Quick detach Vixen-style dovetail saddle

Accessories Included

  • 1.25" 25mm Plössl eyepiece yields 20x magnification
  • Smartphone adapter attaches over eyepiece and allows any smartphone to be used for astrophotography
  • Red-Dot Finder: Unmagnified for fast subject acquisition with variable red illumination to protect night-adjusted vision
Type Newtonian
Focal Lenght 500mm
Focal Ratio f/4.3
Primary Mirror Diameter 114mm
Lens Coatings Full Coating
Adapter 40mm draw tube focuser, Smartphone Adapter
Eyepiece 25mm Plössl
Mount type Twilight Nano
Mount Alt-Azimuth