Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope

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  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Equipped with StarPointer
  • Includes 10mm and 20mm eyepiece
  • Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup
  • German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
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    CEL-31045
    $448.95
    Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope

    Designed for the first time buyer - Offering exceptional value, the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope features a compact and portable design with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.

    Versatile and Powerful
    If you're looking for a telescope for celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. The AstroMaster 130 EQ, like all telescopes in the AstroMaster series, is capable of giving clear views of the sky. It is a 130mm aperture telescope which can produces bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It's easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with this fine instrument. Because of its larger aperture and light gathering ability, this Newtonian reflector telescope can also provide views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae.

    Both Capable and Well-Designed
    The AstroMaster 130EQ is equipped with a permanently mounted StarPointer Finderscope that lets you keep track of the stars, and a German Equatorial Mount with Setting Circles helps you accurately locate and track sky objects. It features all-glass optical elements, as well as smooth operating steel tripod mountings with manual motion controls. Coated optics offer enhanced image brightness and clarity.
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    Product Weight (KG) 16.5
    Specifications
    Optical Design Reflector
    Aperture 130 mm (5.12 in)
    Focal Length 650 mm (25.59 in)
    Focal Ratio
    5
    Eyepiece 1 20 mm (0.79 in) with built-in erect image corrector
    Magnification 1 33 x
    Eyepiece 2 10 mm (0.39 in)
    Magnification 2 65 x
    Mount CG-3 Equatorial
    Optical Coatings Aluminium
    Weight 28 lb (12.7 kg)
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Tube Attachment Dovetail Bar
    Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
    Software Starry Night Basic Edition | Skyportal App
    Highest Useful Magnification 307 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arcsec
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arcsec
    Light Gathering Power 345 x
    Angular Field of View 1.5 °
    Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 79 ft (24.08 m)
    Optical Tube Length 24 in (609.6 mm)
    Barcode 50234310451
    Telescope Type Newtonian-Reflector
    Aperture Size 130mm
    Focal Length 650mm
    Focal Ratio f/5
    Highest Practical Magnification 307x
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Eyepieces 10mm & 20mm
    Mount Type Equatorial Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 2 Years Limited Warranty
    User Level For Beginners
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