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Celestron  NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope  

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Main specs

Optical Design:  Reflector

Aperture:  130mm

$682.99

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Specifications

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Telescope Mount

Motorized Altazimuth

Optical Tube

aluminium

Optical Tube Dimensions

not specified

Motor Drive

Motorized

Secondary Mirror Obstruction

43.18mm - 1.7'' - 33.2% of diameter

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Optical Design

Reflector

Aperture

130mm

Focal Length

650mm

Focal Ratio

5

Eyepiece

9mm - 0.35'', 25mm - 0.98''

Resolution

1.07 arc seconds

Resolving Power

0.89 arc seconds

Optical Coating

Aluminum

Limiting Stellar Magnitude

13.1

GENERAL

Overview

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

And the 130 SLT, 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 114 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.

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 130 SLT's 5" primary mirror.

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

Additional Features

General

  • 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
  • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps

Computerized
  • 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

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