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

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

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

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

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Product Highlights

  • 76mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/9 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Yoke Mount
  • 8mm and 20mm Erect-Image Eyepieces
  • Universal Smartphone Adapter
  • 10x30 Erect-Image Finderscope
  • Adjustable-Height Aluminum Tripod
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Carson RP-100SP overview

  • 1Description

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
  • Manual yoke-style alt-azimuth
  • Locking altitude adjustment bar
  • Wide altitude adjustment range to view celestial and terrestrial objects
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
In the Box
Carson RP-100SP RedPlanet 76mm f/9 Reflector AZ Telescope
  • Universal Smartphone Adapter
  • 10x30 Erect-Image Finderscope
  • 20mm Erect-Image Eyepiece
  • 8mm Erect-Image Eyepiece
  • Aluminum Tripod
  • Alt-Az Mount Head
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Carson RP-100SP specs

    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 76 mm / 3"
    Focal Length 700 mm
    Focal Ratio f/9.2
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal No
    Finderscope Yes
    Type Manual; Alt-Azimuth
    GoTo Capability No
    Type Adjustable
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    Batteries None
    Weight 7.2 lb / 3.3 kg (Fully Assembled)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.7 x 10.4 x 9.1"

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