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Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Computerized Mak Cassegrain Telescope

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Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Computerized Mak Cassegrain Telescope

 

Celestron NexStar SLT Series Computerized Telescopes

Celestron's new NexStar series have been designed to be affordable entry-to-mid level computerised GoTo telescopes - and these Star Locating Telescopes (SLT) are available in many popular sizes, jam-packed with valuable design features. These telescopes have adjustable stainless steel tripods that come pre-assembled for your convenience, quick rlease fork arms and tubes. This allows your NexStar SLT to be set up in mere minutes - no tools required! You'll then be able to see the details of the moon's surface, Venus and her phases, Mars as an orange disc, Jupiter and his moons, Saturn and its rings, and so much more! Most NexStar SLTs are also capable of being used for land (terrestrial) viewing.

Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Computerized Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

The intelligent design of the Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Computerized Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope allows its 127mm (5in) aperture size to be utilized to its fullest extent. With a long focal-length of 1500mm, this telescope will be capable of magnifications up to 300x! The Celestron NexStar 127 SLT also incorporates computerised star locating technology, and comes packaged with a tripod that's complete with a filly computerized altazimuth mount.

The 127SLT is a computerized telescope, containing a database of over 4,000 celestial objects - simply select an object from the database from the handheld controller, and the telescope will swing to it for you! Furthermore, its computerized function extends to tracking the object as it moves across the Earth's sky. With a flash-upgradeable motor control unit and hand controller, you'll be able to download product and software updates quick and conveniently over the Internet. 

Celestron's patented SkyAlign technology will also allow for a fast and easy alignment process - simply align your telescope agafinst any three bright sky objects, and you're good to go!

NexStar 127SLT - General Features - High quality 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain - Night sky viewing made easy with fully computerized Altazimuth mount - Database of 4,000+ night sky objects - Focus on sky objects quickly with the StarPointer finderscope - Quick and painless set up with Quick-release fork arm mount - Sturdy stainless steel tripod - Convenient accessory tray included - Includes "The Sky" Software (Night Sky education) NexStar 127 SLT - Computerized Mount Features - Proven NexStar computer control technology - Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial 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 GPS accessory - Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable) - Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer

High quality 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
Night sky viewing made easy with fully computerized Altazimuth mount
Database of 4,000+ night sky objects
Focus on sky objects quickly with the StarPointer finderscope 
Quick and painless set up with Quick-release fork arm mount
Sturdy stainless steel tripod 
Convenient accessory tray included
 Includes "The Sky" Software (Night Sky education)

 

Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Computerized Mak Cassegrain Telescope

 

Specifications

Optical Design

Maksutov-Cassegrain

Aperture

127 mm (5 in)

Focal Length

1500 mm (59.06 in)

Focal Ratio

11.81

Eyepiece 1

25 mm (0.98 in)

Magnification 1

60 x

Eyepiece 2

9 mm (0.35 in)

Magnification 2

167 x

Finderscope

StarPointer

Star Diagonal

Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"

Mount

Motorized Altazimuth

Tripod

Steel

CD ROM

"The Sky" Level 1 and NexStar Observers List (v2.6.4c)

Highest Useful Magnification

300 x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude

13

Resolution (Rayleigh)

1.1 arcsec

Resolution (Dawes)

0.91 arcsec

Light Gathering Power

329 x

Angular Field of View

0.83 °

Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)

44 ft (13.41 m)

Optical Coatings

Fully-Coated

Slew Speeds

Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x

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

Weight

18 lb (8.16 kg)

 


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