Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope

Item #CELE250-1

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  • $279.95
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  • A great beginner telescope at an amazing low price
  • Perfect for viewing all the best celestial objects and terrestrial observation
  • Equatorial mount with setting circles makes it easy to track objects as they move across the night sky
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Includes everything you need to get started
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  • Description

    Discover the Universe with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope! With the largest aperture and most light gathering ability in the AstroMaster series, this telescope offers the brightest, most detailed views under $200. An exceptional value for astronomers of all ages, Celestron's AstroMaster telescopes produce sharp, clear images of the Moon, planets, and even objects beyond our Solar System.  You won't believe how easy it is to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with your AstroMaster 130EQ. When used for astronomical viewing, AstroMasters yield breathtaking views of the Moon, Saturn's ring structure, Jupiter's cloud bands and moons, favorite deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula, star clusters, and more.

    The Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector features all-glass optical elements, smooth operating steel tripod mountings with manual motion controls, and coated optics for enhanced image brightness and clarity. The quick-release, no-tool dovetail attachment makes setup a breeze. It's all anchored by a rugged, pre-assembled tripod with 1.25” steel tube legs, providing a rigid and stable platform. Finally, a deluxe accessory tray helps you keep track of eyepieces and accessories in the dark.

    The included "The Sky" Level 1 planetarium software features a 10,000-object database with star maps and enhanced images. Or download Celestron's free SkyPortal planetarium app for your mobile device with over 100,000 objects. It's your perfect companion for a night of stargazing.

    Note: This item is not intended for use by children under 12 years of age.

     

    Astromaster 130EQ Key Features

    • Quick and easy no-tool setup
    • Permanently mounted finderscope for easy pointing and aiming
    • German equatorial mount with setting circles to accurately locate celestial objects and track them as they move across the sky
    • Rugged, pre-assembled tripod with sturdy 1.25" steel tube legs
    • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
    • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
    • The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

     

    Available with or without a Motor Drive

    Take your Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ to the next level with a motor drive. This add-on allows the telescope to continuously track an object without the need to touch the telescope. The motor drive automatically turns the telescope at a pace to counter the movement of the Earth. This means if you are looking at Jupiter, there is no need to continue to turn the telescope tracking knobs to keep it in your eyepiece for viewing.  With the motor drive, the object you are viewing stays in your eyepiece the entire time. 

    Supplier SKU

    31045

    What's Included

    130mm Newtonian reflector telescope, tripod with accessory tray, 20mm eyepiece, 10mm eyepiece, permanently mounted finderscope, planetarium software

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    Aperture

    130mm

    Brand

    Celestron

    Eyepiece 1

    20mm (33x)

    Features

    Equatorial Mount

    Finderscope

    Fixed StarPointer

    Focal Length

    650mm

    Focal Ratio

    f/5

    GoTo

    No

    GPS

    No

    Highest Useful Magnification

    150x

    Lens Coating

    Aluminum

    Mount Design

    CG-3 Equatorial

    Objective Lens Size Code

    130

    Optical Design

    Reflector

    Recommended Usage

    Viewing the Planets
    Viewing Nebulae
    Viewing Galaxies/Star Clusters
    Viewing the Moon

    Star Diagonal

    1.25 Inch

    Telescopes Series

    Celestron AstroMaster Telescopes

    Usage

    For the Beginner

    User Level

    For the Beginner

    Warranty

    2-Year Limited

    Weight Complete

    24 lbs.

    International Shipping

    Canada


    Documentation

    Download Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Instruction Manual
    Download Celestron AstroMaster Telescope Quick Set-Up Guide
  • Product Guarantee

    We stand behind all the products we sell, and your satisfaction is our top priority. If you're not satisfied with the quality of your purchase, simply send the item back to us in its original packaging within 30 days of its delivery.

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Celestron warrants all of its products to be free from defects in materials or worksmanship. Celestron offers a limited lifetime warranty for binoculars and spotting scopes. All other products have a 2-year manufacturer's warranty, which covers repairs or replacement in cases of defective components. If you have specific questions about this product's warranty, please contact Celestron's customer service department at 310-328-9560.

    Return & Exchange Policy

    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

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