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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian Telescope

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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian Telescope
AUD $429.00

Availability: Backorder Available


  • Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles - to locate and track sky objects

  • Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup

  • Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope

  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies

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Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 130EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The AstroMaster mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views. The 20mm has a built-in erect image corrector.

Starry Night Software

Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond. 

Additional Information

Specifications
OPTICAL TUBE INFO: 
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture 130mm (5.11")
Focal Length 650mm (25.6")
Focal Ratio f/5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 20mm (.78") with built-in erect image corrector
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 33x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (.4") standard
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 65x
Barlow Lens Not Included
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal None
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) .89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 345x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 44mm (1.73")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 11%
Optical Coatings TBD
Optical Tube Length 610mm (24")
Optical Tube Diameter TBD
Optical Tube Weight TBD
Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO: 
Mount Type CG-3 Equatorial
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 812.8mm - 1295.4mm (32" - 51")
Tripod Leg Diameter 31.75mm (1.25") steel
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 7.6 lbs (3447.3 g)
Slew Speeds Manual
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 saddle plate
Software Starry Night Basic Edition | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight TBD
Included Items Optical tube | Tripod and mount (preassembled) | 20mm eyepiece with built-in erect image corrector | Standard 10mm eyepiece | Red-dot finderscope | Manual

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