Easy to use SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze. A complete package with Telescope, Computerized Mount, Tripod, and Eyepieces. A 4" aperture refractor is a very capable instrument, high contrast and portable with genuine all round ability for viewing solar system objects along with deep sky targets.
Because of its wide 1.7 ° field of view, the NexStar 102 SLT is optimal for scanning large areas of the sky allowing views of large open clusters and star fields.
BBC Sky at Night Magazine Group Test Winner - Scoring 91%
High quality 102mm short tube style refractor
Fully computerized altazimuth mount
StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
Two eyepieces (9mm & 25mm) included
Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
Proven NexStar computer control technology
Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
WiFi :Optional SkyPortal Wi-Fi Adapter
OPTICAL DESIGN: Refractor
WEIGHT: 14 lb (6.35 kg)
APERTURE: 102 mm
FOCAL LENGTH: 660 mm
FOCAL RATIO: 6.47
MOUNT: Motorized Altazimuth
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm
MAGNIFICATION 1: 26.4 x
EYEPIECE 2: 9 mm
MAGNIFICATION 2: 73.33 x
STAR DIAGONAL: 1.25"
ACCESSORY TRAY: No Tool, Quick release
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 240 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 12.5
RESOLUTION: 1.36 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 1.14 arc seconds
PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 308 line/mm
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 212 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1.7 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 91 ft (27.74 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: Multi-Coated
COMPUTER HAND CONTROL: Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
SLEW SPEEDS: Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
TRACKING RATES: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
TRACKING MODES: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
ALIGNMENT PROCEDURES: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, SolarSymtem Align
DATABASE: 4,000 Object Database
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