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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope


SKU: 31145
Manufacturer: Celestron
Telescope Type: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (in.): 5.1 inches
Aperture (mm): 130 mm
Focal Ratio: f/5
Focal Length: 650 mm
Limiting Visual Magnitude: 13.2
Eyepiece 1: 25 mm
Magnification with Eyepiece 1: 26x
Eyepiece 2: 9 mm
Magnification with Eyepiece 2: 72x
Focuser Type: Rack and pinion
Focuser Size: 2-inch
Finder: Unit power red dot
Power Requirements: < 2.5 amps @ 12 VDC
Power Supply: 8-AA Batteries
Weight Fully Assembled: 18 lbs.


The Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is a fine entry level telescope that will introduce you to the realm of deep space objects.. 

The Celestron NexStar 130 SLT allows you to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of it's 5-inch primary mirror. This is a fine entry level telescope for both teenagers and adults.

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT

View the details of the lunar surface, the rings of Saturn, the polar ice caps on Mars, the cloud belts on Jupiter or a number of the Messier objects such as the globular cluster in Hercules (M13), or the Great Nebula in Orion (M42). Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the 130 SLT’s 5-inch primary mirror. Because of the Newtonian design, the mirror gives fully color-corrected views that are best suited for astronomical use.

Standard Features and Accessories Include:

  • Computerized hand control with 4,000+ object database
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick
    no tool set up
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making
    for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Comes with “The Sky” Level 1 planetarium software and NSOL telescope
    control software for controlling your telescope via computer
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
  • Motorized altazimuth mount and fully computerized hand control
  • U.S. and International city database to easily set your location
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units.

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