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Celestron NexStar 130SLT - starter telescope package

  • 130SLT Telescope
  • Moon Filter
  • Power Tank

Everything you need - no extra leads, chargers... Set up with the clear instructions (we help you if needed) and you are ready to observe the night sky

Celestron NexStar 130SLT

A magnificent telescope for someone new to viewing the stars - just let the telescope find the objects for you!


25mm and 9mm eyepieces
Tracks objects automatically once located
Portable and can be left set up ready for use
Battery powered - using the Power Tank

The Power Tank provides the most cost effective way for providing power to your telescope. The red light maintains your night vision. As an added bonus, the Power Tank acts as a powerful torch and there is enough power to help start your car! Rechargeable - a few hours after each use is all it takes.

The Moon filter fits on to the eyepiece to reduce the brightness of the Moon and improve contrast - greater detail can be observed on the lunar surface. Stops too much light entering the eye near Full Moon.

Top quality optics, superb value for money and a 2 year warranty

Telescope features:-

  • User friendly Star Pointer red-dot finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • SkyAlign - the simplest, fastest & most beginner friendly alignment method available on any computerised telescope
  • PC control software INCLUDED
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
  • High quality 130mm reflector mirror
  • Fully computerized altazimuth mount
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the internet
  • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)

Technical Specifications

  • Weight:18 lb (8.16kg)
  • Aperture:130mm (5.12 in)
  • Focal Length:650mm (25.59 in)
  • Focal Ratio:5
  • Finderscope:StarPointer
  • Mount:Motorized Altazimuth
  • Eyepiece:25mm (0.98 in)
  • Magnification 1:26 x
  • Eyepiece 2:9 mm (0.35 in)
  • Maginification 2:72.22 x
  • Accessory Tray:No Tool, Quick release
  • Tripod:Steel
  • CD ROM:The Sky Level 1 & Nexstar Observers List
  • 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:Aluminium
  • 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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