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Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope - 21088
$438.99
Code: CI-TS-21088
MPN: 21088
UPC: 050234210881
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Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope - 21088 Product Info

Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope 21088 is a versatile telescope with high quality optics and imagecomponents, perfect for users of any level. The Celestron Omni XLT102 Telescope by Celestron has a large 102mm Lens that is capable of giving a great image of the Moon, Saturn and its rings, Jupiter and its moons, nebulae and star clusters. Celestron Omni XLT Series Telescopes have StarBright XLT Optical Coatings that enhances light transmission, providing maximum contrast and image sharpness. The StarBright XLT Coatings also present a clear an unblurred image. This telescope is a Refractor Telescope making it easy to maintain with its enclosed lens, and also making it great for terrestrial viewing. These Celestron Telescopes have a 25mm multi-coated eyepiece that is capable of a high 40X magnification. The Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Telescope also features the stable platform of the CG-4 German Equatorial Mount. This Equatorial Mount is responsible for accurately locating and tracking objects due to its setting circles and slow motion controls. Holding up these high quality components is the telescope 's heavy duty tripod that features 1.75" stainless steel legs. The Celestron Omni XLT102 Telescope is also an ideal telescope for astrophotography. When used with the optional dual-axis motor drive (Model #93522) and the polar axis finder (Model #94221) to track objects for long exposure photography, these Telescopes can produce superior quality photographs. With these features of high quality optics and materials, the Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope 21088 will ensure stability, durability, and will give the user a lifetime of enjoyment in astronomy.

Specifications for Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope 21088:

OPTICAL DESIGN:   Refractor
APERTURE:   102 mm (4.02 in)
FOCAL LENGTH:   1000 mm (39.37 in)
FOCAL RATIO:   9.8
EYEPIECE 1:   25 mm (0.98 in)
MAGNIFICATION 1:   40 x
FINDERSCOPE:   6x30
OPTICAL COATINGS:   StarBright XLT
MOUNT:   Omni CG-4 Equatorial
TRIPOD LEGS:   1.75" Stainless
COUNTERWEIGHTS:   7lbs (3.2 kg) and 4lbs (1.8 kg)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION:   240 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION:   15 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE:   12.5
RESOLUTION:   1.36 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER:   1.14 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER:   212 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW:   1.25 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS):   66 ft (20.12 m)
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH:   39.5 in (1003.3 mm)
OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT:   9.5 lb (4.31 kg)
EQ MOUNT WEIGHT:   21 lb (9.53 kg)
TRIPOD WEIGHT:   12.5 lb (5.67 kg)
WEIGHT:   43 lb (19.5 kg)

Features of Celestron Omni XLT102 Refractor Telescopes 21088:

  • High quality optics, hand selected so only the finest grade of optical glass is used
  • StarBright XLT coatings provide maximized light transmission
  • 25mm multi-coated eyepiece - 20mm eye relief
  • 1.25" star diagonal
  • CG-4 German Equatorial Mount with setting circles and slow motion controls - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Ball bearings in both axis of the mount for smooth performance
  • Heavy-duty pre-assembled stainless steel tripod featuring 1.75" legs, accessory tray and bubble level
  • Easy no-tool setup
  • The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

Package Contents:

  • Celestron Omni XLT 102mm Refractor Telescope 21088
  • Heavy-duty tripod
  • Planetarium software
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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Celestron 102mm refractor by Legacy Reviewer, August 20, 2012
This is an excellent value in an astronomical telescope of the refracting type. The optics and German equatorial mount are very good and provide excellent stable viewing. Many accessories, such as eye piece kits are available for this telescope at ...
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Most Recent Review Great Telescope by Legacy Reviewer, July 10, 2013
I finally had a chance to use this under fair/good skies. It gave an incredible view with an 8.8mm eyepiece which gave about 115x I only looked at Venus and Saturn. Phase of Venus could be seen and Saturn was great looking with rings visible and four...
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Most Recent Review Celestron XLT/102-4IN. by Legacy Reviewer, March 6, 2012
Wanted to supplement my goto Mead Reflector, w/Equtorial; Refractor while stayin' under $500. Didn't Did a lot of "Window Shopping,"and I picked this one. Images are small but one has to remember;..THIS ISN'T HUBBLE,or, A TEN METER OBSERVATORY, ...
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Most Recent Review great value scope by Legacy Reviewer, September 27, 2010
service was fast, well packaged. handled an exchange for a reflector scope with no questions asked. have bought more from store recently. Pros: easy set up and use Cons: none
2/6 found this helpful
Most Recent Review nice refractor by Legacy Reviewer, November 7, 2007
Good scope for the money. Didn't need a computer and wanted a refractor. Very pleased.
6/21 found this helpful
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