Created to be an excellent entry-level telescope into the exciting frontier of astronomy, the Celestron NexStar 90 SLT Computerized Refractor Telescope
comes pre-built with many exciting features. With pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripods, and quick-release fork arms and tubes, this NexStar SLT telescope can be set up in a matter of minutes - no dramas at all!
Powered by 8 AA user-supplied batteries, an optional AC adapter, optional car-battery adapter, or powertank power source, the NexStar GOTO
would suit any nomad. The internal battery compartment provides power to the high-precision servo motors for rigid low-vibration performance - while simultaneously eliminating annoying cord wrap issues associated with external battery packs.
The NexStar's comes with an ergonomically engineered hand controller, allowing the user to remove the hand control from its holder for remote use or leave it cradled for hands-free operation. At the touch of a button, you can select an object from the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object, or simply find out whether your desired object is visible in your skies.
The SkyAlign Revolution by Celestrong
Using Celestron's patented SkyAlign, simply input the date, time, and location into the hand control then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. Voila
and that's it - alignment so easy it's hard to believe! You'll finally be able to spend your evening observing the night sky instead of aligning your telescope!
Celestron NexStar 90 SLT Computerized Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Features:
High quality 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
Night sky viewing made easy with fully computerized Altazimuth mount
Database of 4,000+ night sky objects
Focus on sky objects quickly with the StarPointer finderscope
Quick and painless set up with Quick-release fork arm mount
Sturdy stainless steel tripod
Convenient accessory tray included
Includes "The Sky" Software (Night Sky education)
NexStar 90SLT - 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