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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Series Newtonian Reflector Telescope - 31145
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UPC: 050234311458
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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Series Newtonian Reflector Telescope - 31145 Product Info

Celestron introduce Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Series Newtonian Reflector Telescope 31145. Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Newtonian Telescope has 30% more light-gathering power than Celestron NexStar SLT 114mm telescope.

Celestron Telescope NexStar 114SLT comes with a fully computerized hand control.image The computerized hand control gives you the ability to automatically slew to any of its 4,000+ objects, including over 600 galaxies, 300 clusters and dozens of beautiful binary stars. With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, Celestron NexStar-114 SLT Telescope 31145 can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.

New Celestron 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 130mm Newtonian Reflector 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!

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) with your Celestron NexStar 130 mm Newtonian Reflector Telescope 31145 . Because of the Newtonian Design, the mirror gives fully color-corrected views that are best suited for astronomical use. Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of Celestron NexStar SLT 130mm Telescopes 5" primary mirror.

Celestron 31145: NexStar 130 SLT Series Newtonian Reflector Telescope

Specifications for Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescopes 31145:

Type: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 130mm (5")
Focal Length: 650mm
Focal Ratio: f/5
Mount: Motorized Altazimuth
Finderscope: StarPointer
Weight: 18 lb

Features of Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Reflector Telescopes 31145:

  • 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 130 SLT Newtonian Reflector Telescope 31145
  • 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 great x-mas present!! by Legacy Reviewer, November 26, 2007
My entire family loves this telescope and we have had hours of fun, quality time using it together. None of us knew anything about astronomy before, but it has been very easy to use and is a nice balance as a mid-range telescope for the price-- it's ...
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8/10 found this helpful
Helpful Negative Review Low Quality Mirror by Legacy Reviewer, January 10, 2009
I have really mixed feelings about this telescope. For the most part it works as expected, but after the first night of viewing in cold weather (about 10F) the mirror coating has started to deteriorate, causing what appears to be significant bubbling...
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13/14 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Series Newtonian Reflector Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, June 19, 2012
This is a great telescope... IF you understand a few basics! MOST of the reviews I have seen are from other novices, like ME! HOWEVER... given a little more time, and effort. this CAN be a GREAT telescope! BUT... it DOES require a little kno...
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8/12 found this helpful
Most Recent Review this is a terrable scope by Legacy Reviewer, June 5, 2011
Never in your life buy this scope, it is worthless, the go to system is not usable,the optics are blurry, if you purchase it you will regret doing so, if I were you I would get something more expensive Cons: go to not usable, optics are poor, celestr...
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3/45 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Series Reflector Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, January 12, 2009
Since this was our first telescope we didn't have anything to compare with. The step-by-step instructions are very easy to follow. At first we thought that the collimation was off but after trying I noticed that I could see the inside of the tube wh...
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14/23 found this helpful
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