Celestron Omni XLT 150R Refractor Telescope

Popular Refracting Telescope

Item #CELE344-1

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  • $999.95
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  • Refractor uses aspheric shaping technology & hand-figured optics
  • Easy No-Tool Set-Up
  • StarBright XLT coating system enhances light transmission
  • CG-4 German equatorial mount and ball bearings for smooth performance
  • 25mm eyepiece included
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  • Description

    Omni XLT series features the stable platform of the CG-4 mount and high quality optics. Using aspheric shaping technology in conjunction with hand-figuring the optics the Omni XLT presents an image with virtually no spherical aberration. We also added our famous StarBright XLT coating system to further enhance light transmission.


    Omni XLT 150 R General Features


    • High quality optics start with each lens being hand selected so only the finest grade of optical glass is used
    • StarBright XLT coatings provide maximized light transmission
    • 25 mm multi-coated eyepiece - 20 mm eye relief, 50ý FOV
    • 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



    About Celestron Refractor Telescopes

    Celestron’s high-quality refractor telescopes allow beginners to improve upon Galileo’s vision with a simple, reliable design that is easy to use, requires minimal maintenance, and is versatile enough for land or sky viewing. Known for viewing planetary detail and splitting close double-stars.

    A refractor telescope uses a lens as the primary. The lens at the front of the telescope bends the light passing through it until it comes to a single point called the “focal plane”. The long, thin tubes of refractor telescopes look much the same as those Galileo used centuries ago. High quality optical glass and multi-coatings provide today’s sky watchers views Galileo never dreamed of.

    The refractor type of telescope is very popular with individuals who want mechanical simplicity, rugged reliability and ease of use. Because the focal length is limited by the length of the tube, refractor telescopes become quite bulky and expensive beyond a four inch aperture. This limits the light gathering properties of refractor telescopes, but it is an excellent choice for beginners and those who prefer simple operation and versatility. Refractor telescopes are also a popular choice because of their unobstructed view, high contrast and good definition.

    Refractor Advantages


    • Easy to set-up and use
    • Simple and reliable design requires little or no maintenance
    • Excellent for lunar, planetary and binary star observing especially in larger apertures
    • Good for terrestrial viewing
    • High contrast images with no secondary mirror or diagonal obstruction
    • Color correction is good in achromatic designs and excellent in apochromatic and fluorite designs
    • Sealed optical tube reduces image-degrading air currents and protects optics
    • Objective lens is permanently mounted and aligned

    Refractor Disadvantages


    • More expensive per inch of aperture than Newtonians or Catadioptrics
    • Heavier, longer and bulkier than equivalent aperture Newtonians and Catadioptrics
    • The cost and size factors limit the practical maximum size primary to smaller apertures
    • Some color aberration in achromatic designs (doublet)

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    Shipping Restrictions

    Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

  • Dimensions & Specifications





    Eyepiece 1



    Equatorial Mount



    Focal Length


    Focal Ratio


    Good for Astrophotography


    Highest Useful Magnification


    Mount Design

    Omni CG-4 Equatorial

    Objective Lens Size Code


    Optical Design


    Recommended Usage

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

    Star Diagonal

    1.25 Inch

    Telescopes Series

    Celestron Omni XLT Telescopes

    User Level

    For the Enthusiast


    2-Year Limited


    Download Celestron Omni XLT Telescopes User Manual
  • 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 has a limited lifetime binocular and spotting scope warranty and all other products have a 2 year manufacturer's warranty covers against defects is provided. 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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