Celestron SkyProdigy 130 Computerised Reflector Telescope

  • StarSense Technology for Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount
  • Fully Computerised AZ Mount
  • Easy & Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Automatically Locate More Than 4000 Celestial Objects
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • Celestron 2 Years Limited Warranty

  • SKU: CEL-31153
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    Product Description
    Celestron SkyProdigy 130 Computerized Telescope Celestron SkyProdigy Telescope is one of the smartest telescope available in the market now, a product created from decades of optical research and enhancements. Integrated with Celestron's ground breaking technology, Skyprodigy Telescope is a truly revolutionary telescope which do not require any astronomy knowledge to use it, simply turn it on, push a button and wait for few minutes, you can enjoy the view like an astronomer. In order to automatically align with the sky and determine the direction of the telescopes currently pointing at, Celestron's Skyprodigy Telescopes use an integrated imaging camera with patented StarSense technology to capture an image of the sky, which then processed internally to identify the stars in the image. Once a match is found, this SkyProdigy Telescopes will determine the coordinates of the center of the captured image. This process will run for three times so the SkyProdigy system has three known alignment points, then user can select any celestial object in the hand controller's database, the telescope will automatically move to the correct position. *The integrated imaging camera DOES NOT have an external output for user to view or save the captured images. The captured images are only for the purpose of automatic aligning. This SkyProdigy 130 Telescope is a f/5 fast telescope, offers a wide view and strong light gathering abilities to produce bright images and the clarity you need to view a range of deep sky objects. If you know nothing about astronomy and more interested in Astrophotography, this SkyProdigy 130 will be the perfect Telescope for you! Featuring all the right options you need as an astronomer, its no wonder this telescope has won the Design & Engineering Showcase Honors in 2011 and the Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards in 2011. Awards
  • StarSense Technology for Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount
  • Fully Computerised AZ Mount
  • Easy & Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Automatically Locate More Than 4000 Celestial Objects
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • Celestron 2 Years Limited Warranty
  • In the Box:
  • Eyepieces: 9mm, 25mm
  • Quick Release Accessory Tray
  • The SkyX First Light Edition CD
  • Additional Information
    Additional Information
    Product Weight (KG) 17.36
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture (mm) 130mm
    Focal Length 650mm
    Focal Ratio f/5
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Mount Type Motorized Altazimuth
    Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
    Tripod Steel
    Highest Useful Magnification 307 x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 19 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power 345 x Human Eye
    Apparent Field of View 1.9 °
    Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 103 ft (31 m)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 1.5 in (38 mm)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 29%
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 8.59%
    Optical Coatings Aluminum with SiO2 overcoat
    Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes Alt-Az
    Alignment Procedures StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align, Manual Align
    Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized
    User Level N/A
    Telescope Type Newtonian-Reflector
    Aperture Size No
    Focal Length No
    Focal Ratio No
    Highest Practical Magnification No
    Finderscope N/A
    Eyepieces No
    Mount Type N/A
    Tripod N/A
    Warranty No
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    Customer Reviews (5)
    Great once you master it
    Overall Score
    It took us much longer then we thought to set it up. Latitude/longitude settings were wrong so we had to use a tablet to get the correct ones. Once that was done it was easy to align and to find the stars. I think we will have to buy a better eyepiece to get a full use of this telescope but so far it has been good fun. Alkaline D batteries seem to be OK but we intend to buy a separate power pack. Review by Jana (Posted on 6/10/2017)
    Perfect First Telescope
    Overall Score
    Really simple to use easy for experienced and beginner users! Review by Sarah (Posted on 6/10/2017)
    Good but sensitive
    Overall Score
    The Star Finder alignment process is extremely sensitive to passing light sources such as cars. Try to find a completely dark place and then it works beautifully. The batteries are hard to get in rechargeables and the power draw is very high. My A batteries in a D adapter only lasted about 15 minutes! Had to buy alkalines. Review by Michael Flint (Posted on 6/10/2017)
    Good but sensitive
    Overall Score
    Very hard to auto locate position with passing light sources such as car headlights. Uses a LOT of battery power. Rechargable D Batteries hard to get in high power. Review by Kim Flint (Posted on 6/10/2017)
    Very happy with the item
    Overall Score
    Received the item quicker than expected and I am very happy with the telescope, now for mastering it. Review by Robert Dixon (Posted on 6/10/2017)
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