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

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

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

B&H # CA45100X114T MFR # RP-300SP
Carson RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope

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

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Product Highlights

  • 114mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 900mm Focal Length, f/8 Focal Ratio
  • Manual German Equatorial Mount
  • Dual Axis Slow-Motion Cables
  • 9mm and 20mm 1.25" Eyepieces
  • Universal Smartphone Adapter
  • 6x30 Finderscope with Bracket
  • Adjustable-Height Aluminum Tripod
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  • 1Description

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
In the Box
Carson RP-300SP Red Planet 114mm f/8 Reflector EQ Telescope
  • Universal Smartphone Adapter
  • Counterweight and Shaft
  • 2 x Slow Motion Control Handles
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 9mm Eyepiece
  • Aluminum Tripod
  • Equatorial Mount Head
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Optical Design Newtonian reflector
    Aperture 114 mm
    Focal Length 900mm
    Focal Ratio f/8
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal No
    Finderscope 6x30
    Mount Type Manual equatorial
    Tripod Adjustable height, aluminum
    GoTo System None
    Power Source None
    Optical Tube Dimensions 34.3 x 5.8 x 5.8" / 87.1 x 14.7 x 14.7 cm
    Weight 19.7 lb / 8.9 kg, fully assembled
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