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Bushnell Northstar 5" Maksutov Cassegrain GoTo Telescope 1550 x 127mm 788850 Product Info

The Bushnell Northstar 1550x127 Motorized GoTo Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope 78-8850 pairs amazingly advanced features - computer driven location and tracking ability, RVO (Real Voice Output), Red Dot Finderscope - with simple push button controls. Amateurimage astronomers will appreciate the programmed database of 20,000 celestial objects that the top of the line 5" Bushnell Northstar Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes is equipped with. Bushnell North Star Goto 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Compact #788850 Telescope comes from OpticsPlanet.com with a full Limited Lifetime warranty (GO TO Computer has a two year warranty from Bushnell). Super fast and Free Shipping within lower 48 US States is available on our Bushnell Northstar Goto 127 mm RVO telescopes only from OpticsPlanet.com online store!

The Bushnell Northstar Telescope is on of the biggest bargains on the market, when it comes to a go to telescope. This top of the line Bushnell NorthStar telescope is ideal for begginers and or astronemrs on a budget. The Bushnell Maksutov-Cassegrain enginerring has prroven to have two major benefits. The first being that it eliminates the purple halo that is common in telescopes of this size. The second benefit would have to be the fact that it eliminates the spherical aberration which may cause the output to be seen as blurry or out of focus. Bushnell combined there enginerring to provide the consumer on of the best telescope on the market, featuring the ability to view lunar and view planetary details as well as the nebula star clusters in deep space. Not only does this Bushnell North Star Telescope offer one of the most inexpensive products on the market but boasts a plethora of features such as the human voice that walks the consumer through the whole operation and may be turned off for silence (insuring that this NorthStar telescope is used effiecntly and offers up the stars at your conveince).

Specifications for Bushnell Northstar 5" Maksutov Cassegrain GoTo Telescope 1550 x 127mm 788850:

Mount: Kinematic Mount
Focal Length: 1550mm
Eyepieces: 4mm, 25mm
Magnifications: 62, 387.5

Features of Bushnell Northstar 1550x127 Motorized GoTo Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope 78-8850:

  • 1.25 inches eyepieces
  • Power-boosting barlow lens(reflectors only)
  • GoTo Computerized tracking technology
  • Red Dot LED finderscope
  • Remote hand - held control module
  • Camera adaptable - requires t-ring

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Bushnell Northstar 5" Maksutov Cassegrain GoTo Telescope 1550 x 127mm 788850 Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Best value for the money by Legacy Reviewer, July 28, 2007
This scope has all the features and quality of similar scopes that cost $100-$200 more. The optics and electronics are nice. I would have preferred a barlow or less extreme secondary eyepiece than the 4mm that's provided. Pros: high value/price ratio...
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Helpful Negative Review Bushnell Northstar 5" by Legacy Reviewer, May 26, 2008
I like the scope, I take it camping. The problem is the "go to" tracking feature. It does not work. If I aline the scope and put it on Saturn, then look at something else and go back to Saturn, it will not track back to it. It will get close but ...
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2/2 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Good bang for the buck by Legacy Reviewer, December 11, 2009
Pros: This is a very nice and compact telescope and the stand is fine. The optics are superb and focusing is really nice thanks to the excellent focusing mechanism. Very crisp and sharp images. The stand supports the scope well (which surprised me) a...
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4/5 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Bushnell Northstar 5# Maksutov Cassegrain by Legacy Reviewer, November 2, 2009
Manual doesn't give enough information about how to use. Bushnell doesn't have any information on website. They have manual, but it is worthless. Battery cover does not latch. Ordered new cover and it does not latch either. Pros: Easy to use Cons...
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3/3 found this helpful
Most Recent Review The stars come to life! by Legacy Reviewer, October 15, 2009
For a 5" this thing sure does show a whole lot. I took this bad boy into the country and am amazed by the difference over my 3". Only downside is the weight, but then again as long as I have my hubby carry it, its ok! Pros: Points at so many stars, ...
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