Carson RP-100SP RedPlanet 76mm f/9 Reflector AZ Telescope

BH #CARP3588X76T • MFR #RP-100SP
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Carson RP-100SP RedPlanet 76mm f/9 Reflector AZ Telescope
Key Features
  • 76mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/9 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Yoke Mount
  • 8mm and 20mm Erect-Image Eyepieces
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Designed as an entry-level scope, Carson Optic's RP-100SP RedPlanet 76mm f/9 Reflector AZ Telescope gives users a competent aperture and long focal length to make detailed observations of the Moon, planets, planetary moons, and bright deep-sky objects like galaxies and star clusters. In addition to its manual alt-azimuth mount, this complete rig includes two eyepieces, a 10x30 finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. To increase its usability, the eyepieces and finderscope feature integrated erecting prisms that correct the views through them to allow the scope's use as a powerful terrestrial spotting scope. Carson also provides a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.
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Carson RP-100SP Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube
  • 3Mount and Tripod
  • 4Included Accessories

Designed as an entry-level scope, Carson Optic's RP-100SP RedPlanet 76mm f/9 Reflector AZ Telescope gives users a competent aperture and long focal length to make detailed observations of the Moon, planets, planetary moons, and bright deep-sky objects like galaxies and star clusters. In addition to its manual alt-azimuth mount, this complete rig includes two eyepieces, a 10x30 finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. To increase its usability, the eyepieces and finderscope feature integrated erecting prisms that correct the views through them to allow the scope's use as a powerful terrestrial spotting scope. Carson also provides a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.

Optical Tube

  • 76mm aperture
  • f/9 focal ratio
  • 700mm focal length
  • Newtonian reflector optical path
  • Resolution: 1.52 arc sec, Dawes
  • Rack-and-pinion focuser with 1.25" drawtube

Mount and Tripod

    Mount:
  • Manual yoke-style alt-azimuth
  • Locking altitude adjustment bar
  • Wide altitude adjustment range to view celestial and terrestrial objects
    Tripod:
  • Aluminum alloy legs
  • Adjustable height with independent leg locks
  • Center leg brace with 1.25" eyepiece holders
  • Center shaft hook to hold packs or weights for greater stability and vibration reduction

Included Accessories

    Smartphone adapter:
  • Universal fit accepts most smartphone models
  • Cap fits over eyepiece to capture photos and videos through scope
  • Easily share and stream astronomical observation sessions
    Eyepieces:
  • Integrated erect-image prism to correct view for terrestrial use
  • 1.25" barrel diameter
  • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical filters
  • 8mm focal length eyepiece yields 87.5x power
  • 20mm focal length eyepiece produces 35x magnification
    Finderscope:
  • Integrated erecting prism to more easily find subjects during terrestrial use
  • Low 10x magnification ensures a wide field of view to easily find bright alignment stars, planets, and objects
  • 30mm aperture enables the resolution of fainter objects for star-hopping navigation
  • Includes mounting bracket
UPC: 750668012555

Carson RP-100SP Specs

Optical Tube Assembly
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture76 mm / 3"
Focal Length700 mm
Focal Ratiof/9.2
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
FinderscopeYes
Mount
TypeManual; Alt-Azimuth
GoTo CapabilityNone
Tripod
TypeAdjustable
Material of TripodAluminum
General
BatteriesNone
Weight7.2 lb / 3.3 kg (Fully Assembled)
Packaging Info
Package Weight10.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)28.7 x 10.4 x 9.1"
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