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Product Code: NexstarSLT
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As a telescope user with desire of getting a compact sized OTA but not too small aperture, while a portable computerized tracking mount is necessary, we have to say this model will definitely be the ONE beat the others : 6-inch in aperture and 16-inch in OTA length, computerized portable AZ mount with steel tripod - Celestron NEXSTAR 6 SLT GoTo Telescope!! 

Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favourite for years thanks to its unique combination of high quality optics, user-friendly computerized interface and a sturdy single fork arm mount.  This telescope comes with a pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripod, quick release fork arm, NexStar+ computerized hand control, 6” Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube, and lots of bonus accessories.

The entire telescope kit weighs in at just 8.2kg. The simple, no-tool assembly and fast SkyAlign alignment procedure will have you ready to observe in minutes. This makes NexStar 6 SLT  your perfect companion for impromptu observing sessions and all-night stargazing marathons alike.  Your NexStar 6 SLT will reveal details of the lunar surface, Venus and its phases,  Jupiter and its four moons, and Saturn with its rings plainly visible. It can also be used as a land-based spotting telescope for daytime and wildlife observations.

Intelligent Design

It can be powered by 8 AA (not supplied) batteries or an external 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 suit for hands-free operation. With a touch of a button you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object, or simply know if a desired object is visible in the sky. 

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 planets!


  • Celestron 6-inch (150 mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with StarBright XLT coating 
  • Fully computerized Alt-azimuth mount
  • High compactness of 16" OTA making storage and transportation convenient
  • Quick no tool-required set up
  • Stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Applicable for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • Includes Special Edition StarryNight Planetarium Software
  • Free mobile app SkyPortal to help navigate the nightsky wherever you are

How Celestron’s Computerized AZ Mount Assists the Users:

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • NexStar+ Database contains over 4000 objects (for Nexstar SLT mount) including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system 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 SkyPortal WiFi Adapter (93973) & SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)


Included in the box:

  • Celestron 6” f/10 Schmidt-cassegrain telescope
  • SLT Computerized Alt-azimuth Mount and Steel Tripod
  • Nexstar+ Hand Controller
  • StarPointer Finderscope (battery supplied)
  • 25mm & 9mm Eyepieces 1.25"
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • StarryNight Special Edition Download
  • User's Guide

Technical Specifications:

  • Model: Nexstar SLT
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Aperture:150mm (6")
  • Focal Length: 1500 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25 mm (60X)
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 9 mm (167X)
  • Finderscope: StarPointer Finderscope
  • Diagonal: 1.25" Star Diagonal
  • Optical Tube: Aluminum
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 354x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.4
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): .93 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 0.77 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 459x
  • Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
  • Optical Tube Length: 406.4 mm (16")
  • Optical Tube Weight: 3.6 kg
  • Dovetail: Vixen/CG-5 Dovetail bar
  • Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
  • Instrument load capacity: 3.6 kg
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 762 mm - 1270 mm (30" - 50")
  • Tripod Leg Diameter: 1.25" Stainless steel
  • Accessory Tray: Yes
  • Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • GPS: No
  • WiFi Module: No
  • Dovetail Compatibility: Vixen/CG-5 saddle plate
  • Number of Auxiliary ports: 1x Aux port | 1x hand control port (hand control can use either port)
  • Autoguide Port: No
  • USB Port: Yes, Input on hand control
  • Power Requirements: 12 VDC - 8xAA Batteries (not included)
  • Motor Drive: DC Servo Motor
  • Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align (including Sun)
  • Periodic Error Correction: No
  • Computerized Hand Control: 1 Hand Control Port and 1 Aux Port
  • Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
  • Total Kit Weight: 8.2 kg
  • Included Items: Optical Tube / Single Fork Arm Mount & Tripod / Accessory Tray / NexStar+ Hand Control / 25 mm & 9 mm eyepiece / StarPointer Finder / Star Diagonal


  1. Solar Filter is NOT a standard accessory included in the package.  It's subject to individual user's interest for solar observation.
  2. 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 CFM with USB cable (mini USB port)

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