Beginners love compact sized telescope so much as they want to spend more time in observation, than having longer time in telescope setting up. Celestron NEXSTAR 127 SLT is the portable model with computerized system to assist beginners in easier star locating process. The go-to and tracking system is really helpful when high magnification is applied to get a better close-up view of planet!
High Portability Design: Can be powered by 8 AA (user supplied) batteries or a suitable AC adapter or portable power-tank. This telescope loves to travel! The ergonomically designed hand control can be removed from its holder for remote use or left in site for hands-free operation.
Quick and Easy to Setup: Supplied with pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripod and quick-release fork arm and optical-tube-assembly for quick and easy setup. No tools required!
Celestron’s Revolutionary SkyAlign: Using Celestron’s patented SkyAlign (patent pending), simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. You do not need to know the names of the stars, you can even select the Moon or bright plane
User's Level: Novice or Serious Beginner
- Optical Design : Maksutov-Cassegrain
- Aperture (mm) : 127 mm (5")
- Focal Length : 1500 mm
- Focal Ratio : f/11.8
- Eyepieces : (1) 25 mm (60-power) & (2) 9 mm (167-power)
- Finderscope : StarPointer (battery operated)
- Star Diagonal : 1.25-inch
- Mount Type : Motorized Altazimuth
- Accessory Tray : No Tool, Quick release
- Tripod : Steel
- Highest Useful Magnification : 250x
- Limiting Stellar Magnitude : 13
- Resolution (Rayleigh) : 1.1 arc seconds
- Resolution (Dawes) : 0.91 arc seconds
- Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) : 329x
- Apparent Field of View : 0.83 °
- Optical Coatings : Fully-Coated
- Slew Speeds : Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
- Tracking Rates : Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
- Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
- Alignment Procedures : SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
- Computer Hand Control : Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
- Database : 4,000 Objects Database
- Assembled Kit Weight: 8 kg
- Shipping fee NOT Included (please fill in shipping address in check-out page to learn more)
- StarPointer Finder (battery supplied)
- 20mm and 10mm Eyepiece 1.25"
- Star Diagonal 1.25"
- Hand Control Nexstar+ included
- No Battery Built-in
- Motorized Alt-azimuth
- Steel Adjustable Tripod with Accessory Tray
- Objective Lens Dust cap, User's Manual and StarryNight Special Edition software
- Solar Filter is NOT a standard accessory included in the package. It's subject to individual user's interest for solar observation.
- Since this is a computerized telescope, users may need to update the firmware of database (from Hand Control) from time to time. Hence, it's essential to get works done through Celestron Firmware Manager with USB cable (mini USB port)
Suggested Useful Accessories (sold separately):
|In The Box|
|Included Items||Celestron NexStar SLT 127mm f/11.8 Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA, StarPointer Pro Finderscope, 9mm & 25 mm Eyepieces 1.25", 90° Star Diagonal 1.25", NexStar Hand Controller, Stainless Steel Tripod with Tray, Starry Night Special Edition software and User's Manual.|