Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope
Product Code: 5273546
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The NexStar SLT range has been designed to be an affordable entry level to mid-level computerized GoTo telescopes.
With pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripods and quick release fork arms and tubes, NexStar SLT telescopes can be set up in a matter of minutes – with no tools required!
You can see details of the lunar surface, Venus and its phases, polar caps on Mars, Jupiter and its four moons, Saturn with its rings plainly visible and much more!
With a touch of a button, you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object or simply know if a desired object is visible in the sky.
Aligning your telescope is simple and painless, too, thanks to SkyAlign. This process makes alignment as easy as 1-2-3: just centre three bright objects in your eyepiece and press ALIGN.
- General Features
- High quality 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
- 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
- “Starry Night Special edition" - The included Celestron Starry Night Software provides resources and knowledge to help you observe our solar system and thousands of other celestial objects. The software will allow you find out information about the best celestial objects to view based on your time and location. You can also use the software to control your telescope by computer.
- Computerized Mount Features
- Proven NexStar computer control technology
- Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
- SkyAlign allows 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
- Power Requirements: 8 x AA batteries (not included)
- Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
- Aperture (mm): 127 mm (5 in)
- Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 60 x
- Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 167 x
- Highest Useful Magnification: 300 x
- Lowest Useful Magnification: 18 x
- Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
- Light Gathering Power: 329x x
- Tripod: Steel