View the details of the lunar surface, the rings of Saturn, the polar ice caps on Mars, the cloud belts on Jupiter or a number of deep sky objects such as the globular clusters, Nebulae and Galaxies. A superb larger 130mm aperture fully computerized Telescope package with everything required to start observing the night sky.
"Verdict A great telescope and mount combination for general night-sky
observing, at an attractive price too."
The Sunday Times - ingear best buy
"What more can one ask for? I believe this and the other telescopes in the Nextstar range will be able to painlessly introduce many newcomers to the night sky. They deserve to sell in large numbers and Celestron are to be congratulated not only in coming up with a brilliant way to align a computerised scope but providing this new software in a worthwhile aperture scope at a very reasonable price. Well done!"
Ian Morison, Jodrell Bank Observatory
Compatible with 2" eyepieces
High quality 130mm reflector
Fully computerized altazimuth mount
StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
Two eyepieces (9mm & 25mm) included
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
Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
WiFi :Optional SkyPortal Wi-Fi Adapter
OPTICAL DESIGN: Newtonian Reflector
GPS: Optional GPS Accessory
WEIGHT: 18 lb (8.16 kg)
APERTURE: 130 mm
FOCAL LENGTH: 650 mm
FOCAL RATIO: 5
MOUNT: Motorized Altazimuth
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm
MAGNIFICATION 1: 26 x
EYEPIECE 2: 9 mm
MAGNIFICATION 2: 72.22 x
ACCESSORY TRAY: No Tool, Quick release
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 306 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.1
RESOLUTION: 1.06 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.89 arc seconds
PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOLUTION: 400 line/mm
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 345 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1.7 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 91 ft (27.74 m)
OPTICAL COATINGS: Aluminum
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION: 1.7 in (43.18 mm)
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY AREA: 12 %
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION BY DIAMETER: 34 %
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
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