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The NexStar 102 SLT is an award winning 4" goto refractor at an amazing price. You'll find that astronomical viewing is a delight with this large, powerful 4" telescope. The 102 SLT offers a 63% increase in image brightness over 80mm models. This short-tube telescope with a fast f/6 optical system gives images that are bright and crisp in a very easy to setup portable package. And the 102 SLT, like the other models in the SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 4,000 celestial objects! With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 102 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.
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%Features: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) includedQuick-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 AdapterSpecifications:OPTICAL DESIGN: Refractor WEIGHT: 14 lb (6.35 kg)APERTURE: 102 mm FOCAL LENGTH: 660 mm FOCAL RATIO: 6.47 FINDERSCOPE: StarPointer MOUNT: Motorized Altazimuth EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm MAGNIFICATION 1: 26.4 xEYEPIECE 2: 9 mm MAGNIFICATION 2: 73.33 xSTAR DIAGONAL: 1.25" ACCESSORY TRAY: No Tool, Quick release TRIPOD: Steel HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 240 xLIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 12.5 RESOLUTION: 1.36 arc secondsRESOLVING POWER: 1.14 arc secondsPHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 308 line/mmLIGHT GATHERING POWER: 212 xANGULAR 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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