Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Bundle - 31145-BUN3-T

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    Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Bundle

    The popularity of the NexStar 114 models inspired us to go bigger! We are proud to introduce NexStar 130 SLT. The NexStar 130 SLT has 30% more light-gathering power than our 114mm telescope.  And the 130 SLT, like the other models in the SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control. The computerized hand control gives you the ability to automatically track to view 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, the NexStar 130 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes. Our new SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze.  Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the 130 SLT’s 5" primary mirror.  Because of the Newtonian design, the mirror gives fully color-corrected views that are best suited for astronomical use.

    Portable, User-friendly Design

    The internal battery compartment provides power to the high precision servo motors for rigid low-vibration performance while eliminating cord wrap issues associated with external battery packs. With the NexStar's ergonomically-designed hand control, the user is free to remove the hand control from its holder for remote use or leave it cradled for hands-free operation. With a touch of a button, you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object, or simply know if the desired object is visible in the sky.

    General Features

    • Compatible with 2-inch eyepieces
    • High-quality 130mm reflector
    • Fully computerized altazimuth mount
    • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
    • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube, and accessory tray for quick no-tool set up
    • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
    • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software, which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps


    • Proven NexStar computer control technology
    • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
    • Flash-upgradable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
    • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
    • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as a GPS accessory
    • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
    • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software for advanced control of your telescope via computer


    Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Specifications

    • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
    • Aperture 130 mm (5.12")
    • Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
    • Mount Electronics: Computerized GoTo
    • Focal Length: 650 mm
    • Focal Ratio: f/5
    • Optical Coatings: Aluminum
    • Useful Magnification Range: 19x - 307x
    • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.1
    • Light Gathering Power: 345x the naked eye
    • Focuser: 2" Single-Speed Rack & Pinion
    • Saddle Type: Vixen
    • Mount Weight Capacity: 8 lbs.
    • Motor Type: DC Servo
    • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North, EQ South
    • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar, Lunar
    • Mount Slew Speeds: 9 slew speeds - max speed 3º/second
    • Accessory Ports: Auxiliary, USB
    • Hand Controller: NexStar Plus with 40,000+ database
    • Power Requirements: 12V DC
    • Household Battery Qty & Type: 8 "AA"
    • Mount Weight: 5 lbs.
    • Tripod: 1.25" Stainless Steel
    • Tripod Height Range: 30" - 50"
    • Tripod Weight: 5 lbs.


    Celestron Power Tank Specifications

    • Voltage: 12V
    • Amps: 7A
    • Accessory Ports: 2x USB for charging portable devices
    • Built-in flashlight with red filter cap
    • Energy efficient LED spotlight
    • Booster terminal on the rear side
    • Built-in circuit breaker for safety
    • Includes cigarette lighter adapter and 110/220V switchable universal AC adapter


    What's Included

    • Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Newtonian Reflector Telescope
    • Apertura 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Kit
      • Five Plossl Eyepieces - 1.25”
      • 2X Barlow - 1.25”
      • Six Colored Filters - 1.25”
      • Aluminum Carrying Case
    • Celestron 12V 7 AH Power Tank Portable Power Supply
    • Fully Computerized Single Fork Arm Alt-Azimuth Mount
    • 1.25" Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
    • StarPointer Red Dot Finderscope
    • NexStar+ Hand Controller
    • 25 mm Eyepiece - 26x Magnification
    • 9 mm Eyepiece - 72x Magnification
    • Celestron Two Year Warranty
    Please Note: The brand of the eyepiece & filter kit you receive will depend upon availability. Rest assured that you will receive five (5) 1.25 eyepieces, a 2X 1.25” Barlow lens and six (6) 1.25” filters in an aluminum case, however, the focal lengths of the eyepieces and the color of the filters, while all of similar quality, will vary slightly, and the aluminum case will be either silver or black. The pictures shown are representative of the number and type of accessories you will receive in the case, but the styling of the eyepieces and filter colors may vary.

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