Carson RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope

BH #CA45100X114T • MFR #RP-300SP
Carson
Carson RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope
Key Features
  • 114mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 900mm Focal Length, f/8 Focal Ratio
  • Manual German Equatorial Mount
  • Dual Axis Slow-Motion Cables
Designed as a competent entry-level scope, Carson Optic's RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope gives users a large aperture and long focal length to make detailed observation of the Moon, planets, and planetary moons — as well as the capability to reach out beyond our solar system to see bright spectacles such as galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. In addition to its manual German equatorial mount with slow motion cables, this complete rig includes two eyepieces, a finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. Carson also provides a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your astronomical observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.
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Carson RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope

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Carson RP-300SP Overview

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

Designed as a competent entry-level scope, Carson Optic's RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope gives users a large aperture and long focal length to make detailed observation of the Moon, planets, and planetary moons — as well as the capability to reach out beyond our solar system to see bright spectacles such as galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. In addition to its manual German equatorial mount with slow motion cables, this complete rig includes two eyepieces, a finderscope, and an adjustable aluminum tripod so you are ready to start observing right out of the box. Carson also provides a universal smartphone adapter that allows you to capture pictures and video of your astronomical observation sessions and share, stream, or post to social media quickly and easily.

Optical Tube

  • 114mm aperture
  • f/8 focal ratio
  • 900mm focal length
  • Newtonian reflector optical path
  • Resolution: 1.01 arc sec, Dawes
  • Rack-and-pinion focuser with 1.25" drawtube

Mount and Tripod

    Mount:
  • Manual German equatorial
  • Adjustable cradle rings allows for precise eyepiece placement for comfortable viewing
  • Declination and Right Ascension control cables enables precise navigation and tracking with reduced vibrations
  • Counterweight and shaft for proper balancing and facilitating smooth movement with reduced vibration
    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:
  • 1.25" barrel diameter
  • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical filters
  • 9mm focal length eyepiece yields 100x power
  • 20mm focal length eyepiece produces 45x magnification
    Finderscope:
  • Low 6x 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: 750668012579

Carson RP-300SP Specs

Optical Tube Assembly
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture114 mm / 4.5"
Focal Length900 mm
Focal Ratiof/8
FocuserRack-and-Pinion
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
DiagonalNone
FinderscopeYes
Optical Tube Dimensions34.3 x 5.8 x 5.8" / 87.1 x 14.7 x 14.7 cm
Mount
TypeManual; German Equatorial
GoTo CapabilityNo
Tripod
TypeAdjustable
Material of TripodAluminum
General
BatteriesNone
GPSNo
Wi-FiNo
Weight19.7 lb / 8.9 kg (Fully Assembled)
Packaging Info
Package Weight23.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)36 x 12 x 10"
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