- High quality 60 mm refractor
- 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
- Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
Computerized Mount Features
- 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
ITEM # 22076
Our most affordable NexStar telescope turns starry nights into space odysseys. The 60 mm refractor 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 60 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.
Our new SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED, makes aligning a breeze. Unlike previous entry-level computerized telescopes, our SLT series features flash upgradeable hand controls and GPS compatibility.
With the NexStar 60 SLT, you can see breathtaking views of the lunar landscape, Venus and its phases, Mars resolved as an orange disc, Jupiter and its 4 moons, Saturn resolved as a disc with its rings plainly visible at medium and high magnification.
|Aperture (mm)||60 mm (2.36 in)|
|Focal Length||700 mm (28 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)||25 mm (0.98 in)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||28 x|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm)||9 mm (0.35 in)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||78 x|
|Mount Type||Motorized Altazimuth|
|Accessory Tray||No Tool, Quick release|
|Highest Useful Magnification||142 x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||8.57 x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11.4|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||2.32 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.93 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||73 x|
|Apparent Field of View||1.6 °|
|Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)||84 ft (26 m)|
|Slew Speeds||Nine slew speeds|
|Tracking Rates||Sidereal, Solar and Lunar|
|Tracking Modes||Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South|
|Alignment Procedures||SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align|
|Computer Hand Control||Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable|
|Database||4,000 Object Database|
|GPS||Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)|
|Warranty||2-year Telescope Warranty|
Warranty 2 Years
For two years, Celestron will cover repairs or replacement of this product in cases of defective components. This warranty shall be void and of no force of effect in the event a covered product has been modified in design or function, or subjected to abuse, misuse, mishandling or unauthorized repair. Further, product malfunction or deterioration due to normal wear is not covered by this warranty. For more details, visit our Warranty page.
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- NexStar SLT Series Manual (German)
- NexStar SLT Series Manual (French)
- NexStar SLT Manual (Spanish)
- NexStar SLT Series Manual (Italian)
- NexStar 60 SLT Quick Setup Guide
- NexStar SLT Series Manual
- NexStar Communication Protocol v 1.2
- Instruction sheet for NexStar Observers List (NSOL) software
- Product Info Sheets
- NexStar SLT Info Sheet
- Telescope Maintenance (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
- Astronomy Basics (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
- Celestial Observing (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
- Telescope Basics (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)
- Knowledgebase Articles
- How do I collimate my SLT refractor telescope?
- My NexStar hand control has firmware version 4.19. Yet when I use the latest NexRemote with my scope, I can only get version 4.16. Is this an issue?
- My SLT mount is moving in the wrong direction when I use the direction arrows at slower slew rates. What is wrong? How can I change the direction of the direction buttons?
- The SLT hand control has EQ-North and EQ-South listed, but there is not wedge. How can I use the mount equatorially?
- How do I program my Nexstar+ hand control?
- Celestron Firmware Manager (DOWNLOAD)