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NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope

NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope
Item #: 31145
Your Price: $499.95 In Stock
Warranty: 2 Years

Compatible with 2" eyepieces High quality 130 mm 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 BONUS Astronomy Software download with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Includes These Celestron Technologies

Compatible With

Description

new! Read an in-depth review of the Celestron NexStar 130SLT by Ian Morison, Jodrell Bank Observatory

The popularity of our NexStar 114 models inspired us to go bigger! We are proud to introduce NexStar 130SLT. The NexStar 130SLT has 30% more light-gathering power than our 114 mm telescope.

And the 130SLT, like the other models in the SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control. The computerized hand control gives you the ability to automatically slew to any of its 4,000+ objects, including over 600 galaxies, 300 clusters and dozens of beautiful binary stars. With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 130SLT 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.

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 the Messier objects such as the globular cluster in Hercules (M13), or the Great Nebula in Orion (M42). Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the 130SLT’s 5" primary mirror.

Because of the Newtonian design, the mirror gives fully color-corrected views that are best suited for astronomical use.

Technology

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

Specifications

Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Aperture (mm) 130 mm (5.12 in)
Apparent Field of View 1.7 "
Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Finderscope StarPointer
Focal Length 650 mm (26 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ... 25 mm (0.98 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 ... 9 mm (0.35 in)
Focal Ratio 5
GPS Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)
Highest Useful Magnification 307 x
Light Gathering Power (Comp... 345 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Linear Field of View (@1000... 91 ft (28 m)
Lowest Useful Magnification 19 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 26 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 72 x
Mount Info: N.A.
Mount Type Motorized Altazimuth
Optical Coatings Aluminum
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
Secondary Mirror Obstructio... 11%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 1.7 in (43 mm)
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tripod Steel
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty

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