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Celestron Nexstar 127 SLT Telescope

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Model:  22097
Brand:  Celestron
Design:  Maksutov
Size:  5" (127mm)
Computerized:  Computerized GOTO
Level:  Intermediate
Mount Type:  Alt Az

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Celestron Nexstar 127 SLT Telescope
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Affordable entry to mid level computerized GOTO telescope

Designed to be an affordable entry level to mid-level computerized GoTo telescope, the NexStar SLT refractors, reflectors, and Maks are available in the most popular sizes and are loaded with valuable design features. With preassembled, adjustable stainless steel tripods, and quick release fork arms and tubes, NexStar SLT telescopes can be set up in a matter of minutes – with no tools required! You can see details of the lunar surface, Venus and its phases, polar caps on Mars, Jupiter and its four moons, Saturn with its rings plainly visible and much more! Most NexStar SLT’s can also be used as a land-based spotting telescope.

Intelligent Design
Powered by 8 AA (user supplied) batteries or an optional AC adapter (#18778) these NexStar GoTo’s love to travel. The internal battery compartment provides power to the high precision servo motors for rigid low-vibration performance while eliminating cord wrap issues associated with external battery packs.

With the NexStar’s ergonomically designed hand control, the user is free to remove the hand control from its holder for remote use or leave it cradled 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.

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 pick the Moon or bright planets!

General Features

• High quality 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
• Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
• StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
• Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
• Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
• Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
• Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps

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

Specifications:

Optical Design : Maksutov-Cassegrain
Weight : 18 lb (8.16 kg)
Aperture : 127 mm (5 in)
Focal Length : 1500 mm (59.06 in)
Focal Ratio : 11.81
Finderscope : StarPointer
Mount : Motorized Altazimuth
Eyepiece 1 : 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 : 60 x
Eyepiece 2 : 9 mm (0.35 in)
Magnification 2 : 167 x
Star Diagonal : 1.25
Accessory Tray : No Tool, Quick release
Tripod : Steel CD ROMn 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
Computer Hand Control : Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Slew Speeds : Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 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
Database : 4,000 Object Database
GPS : Optional CN-16 GPS Accessory

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Celestron nexstar 127slt
Sunday, 5 June 2016  | 

Got this telescope from Rother valley optics I had a skywatcher 130 before. I'm just getting back into star gazing the staff very were helpful, I did have to buy a dew filter 3days later it's a must also a pollution filter and moon filter, the results excellent my only disappointment was the mount this could be a little more stable but overal very pleased with my purchase

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Monday, 23 December 2013  | 

My primary scope is a 10" dobsonian, so it took some time for me to decide on a second scope. my concern was the reduction in aperture would leave me disappointed with the views against a scope with twice the aperture.

However my opinion changed after first light.the view of jupiter is excellent and the orion nebula impressed me equally.planets are impossible to track with a dobsonian, hence my decision to get a guided grab and go scope.

Iv yet to master the goto function, but my guess is that for a visual scope only it will certainly impress.

The mount could be a little heavier, I wouldnt expect a stress free observing session in the breeze however. This is easily counteracted by having the mount set up at half height.and seemed to eliminate any vibration.also the eyepieces provided are very substandard.and would leave the observer dissapointed with their purchase as they dont utilise the scopes full potential.

Would certainly recommend this scope to anybody.well worth the money

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27 of 27 people found this review helpful.

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