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Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Refractor Telescopes 22096
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Code: CI-TS-22096
MPN: 22096
UPC: 050234220965
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Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Refractor Telescopes 22096 Product Info

Celestron introduces Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Refractor Telescopes. You'll find that astronomical viewing is a delight with this large, powerful 4" Celestron Telescope . Celestron Nex Star 102 SLT Telescope offers a 63% increase in image brightness over 80mm models.

Celestron NexStar 102mm SLT short-tube Telescope with a fast f/5 optical system gives images that are bright and crisp. And Celestron NexStar Telescope 102 SLT 22096, like the other Celestron Telescopes in  Star Locating Telescope Celestron SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 4,000 celestial objects!

Celestron new SkyAlign Alignment Technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze. Using Celestron 's patented SkyAlign (patent pending), simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then slew your Celestron NexStar SLT 102 mm Telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. You do not need to know the names of the stars " you could even pick the moon or bright planets!

With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, Celestron NexStar-102SLT 4" Telescope can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes. Because of its wide 1.7 ° field of view, Celestron NexStar Refractor 102 SLT is optimal for scanning large areas of the sky and for superb terrestrial (land) viewing. A wonderful entry to mid-level Astronomical Scope, with the use of an optional erect image diagonal, Celestron 4" Telescope - NexStar 102 SLT can also be used as a land-based Spotting Telescope .

Specifications for Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Telescopes 22096:

Type:   Refractor
Aperture:   102mm (4")
Focal Length:   660mm
Focal Ratio:   f/6
Mount:   Motorized Altazimuth
Weight:   14 lb

Features of Celestron NexStar 102mm SLT Telescope Refractor 22096:

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

Package Contents:

  • Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Refractor Telescopes 22096
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod
  • Accessory tray
  • StarPointer finderscope
  • Computerized hand control with 4,000+ object database
  • "The Sky" Level 1 planetarium software
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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Decent by Legacy Reviewer, July 25, 2007
An overall decent telescope with a nice computerized database of sky objects for your convenience. However, it's very difficult to align correctly, often moving 330 degrees to the right to reach an object that would be 30 degrees to the left, and oft...
28/30 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, June 4, 2011
I really like this telescope but for a firstimer the manual was a little confusing on how to align it to the stars. Pros: Very nice telescope Cons: a little confusing to setup initially
2/4 found this helpful
Most Recent Review NexStar 102 by Legacy Reviewer, February 8, 2009
This is a really easy scope to use, But buy re-chargeable battiers, and save money. scope works great with land and sea objects, even so much as to say a 4 mm lens, only wish it came with a 40 mm up on the stars first, and remember it takes...
1/3 found this helpful
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