Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope

  • 130mm objective lens
  • Ideal for beginners
  • Glass mirror with aluminum and SiO2 coating
  • Equipped with manual Alt-Azimuth mount
  • StarSense Explorer App
  • Compatible with iOS and Android devices
  • 2 years warranty
  • Back in stock 26/11/21
    Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope

    All you need for stargazing is your smartphones and Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope. Thanks to Celestron's advanced sky recognition technology, anyone can enjoy the spectacular stars without any astronomy experience. By downloading StarSense Explorer App in your smartphones, step-by-step instruction is provided to precisely direct you to the targeted planet.

    The high-quality 130mm objective lens that coated with aluminium and SiO2 is able to enhance the reflectance which leads to better light-gathering power to view the sky objects at night - such as the Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster. The sturdy Alt-Azimuth mount assists the telescope to operate smoothly on both axes by utilising the clutches and slow motion controls. The whole set up that less than 10kg is suitable for users to carry around to a further and darker places.

    Each box includes:
    • 130mm Newtonian reflector optical tube
    • StarSense dock
    • 10mm and 25mm eyepiece
    • StarPointer red dot finderscope
    • Alt-Azimuth mount
    • Full-height tripod
    More Information
    Product Weight (KG) 8.16
    Optical Tube Material Steel
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 345x
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 45mm
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34 percent
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 11 percent
    Optical Coatings Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO₂
    Optical Tube Length 635mm
    Optical Tube Diameter 165mm
    Optical Tube Weight 3.99kg
    Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail Bar
    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) Aluminum, 1244.6mm max height
    Accessory Tray Yes
    Tripod Weight 4.17kg
    Slew Speeds Manual
    GPS Uses phone's GPS
    Power Requirements None (Recommend PowerTank Glow to keep phone charged while using app)
    Alignment Procedures Use StarSense Explorer app
    Software StarSense Explorer app | SkyPortal app | Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software
    Telescope Type Newtonian-Reflector
    Aperture Size 130mm
    Focal Length 650mm
    Focal Ratio f/5
    Highest Practical Magnification 307x
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Eyepieces 10mm and 25mm
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth Mount
    Tripod Aluminium
    Warranty 2 years
    User Level For Beginners
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