Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope

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  • Perfect for the aspiring astronomer
  • Easy to assemble 127mm German Equatorial reflector
  • Pre-assembled aluminum tripod and accessory tray
  • Slow motion controls for smooth tracking

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  • Description

    The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope is a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer!

    The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ telescope is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, the 127EQ is portable yet very powerful, offering a surfeit of optical performance sufficient to turn on any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.

    The PowerSeeker 127EQ comes with high-quality, all-glass optical components and high-transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. It offers the larger aperture and greater light-gathering power needed to resolve the faint detail of hundreds of deep-sky and other celestial objects.


    • Sturdy equatorial mount for easy sky tracking
    • 20mm (50X) and 4mm (250X) eyepieces
    • 3X Barlow lens to triple your viewing power

    The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ - it's a stellar choice for children and families!

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    What's Included

    Telescope, tripod, 2 eyepieces, 3x Barlow lens, finderscope, The Sky Astronomy Software

  • Dimensions & Specifications





    Eyepiece 1

    20mm (50x)


    Equatorial Mount



    Focal Length


    Focal Ratio






    Highest Useful Magnification


    Lens Coating


    Mount Design

    German Equatorial

    Objective Lens Size Code


    Optical Design


    Recommended Usage

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

    Star Diagonal

    1.25 inch

    Telescopes Series

    Celestron PowerSeeker Telescopes

    User Level

    For the Beginner


    2-Year Limited

    Weight Complete

    17 lbs.

    Marketplace Type Code


    International Shipping



    Download Celestron Powerseeker Telescopes User Manual
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    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.

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Customer Q&A

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  • Q1: Can I see the crators on the moon up close.

    A: The great thing about astronomy is just about any telescope can view the moon in amazing detail.  The crators of the moon are very visible and the moon is a great target for this telescope.  Even Jupiter with its moons and Saturn and its ring structure are all very visible in this telescope.

  • Q2: Can the Celestron Power seeker be connected to our home computer?

    A: Not likely.  The Celestron PowerSeeker series telescopes are an entry-level telescope that is great for beginners getting started in astronomy.  For connection to a computer - you would want to look for telescopes featuring GoTo technology - many of them offer software packages that will allow you to connect directly to your computer.  Check out the Celestron NexStar SE series telescopes - they include the cables and software for connection to a PC.

  • Q3: Will the images in this telescope be upside down?

    A: Yes. As the Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope is a reflective telescope, it will project images upside down.

  • Q4: Would I be able to view from inside our home? Our windows are double glazed and also tinted.

    A: Yes, you would be able to use the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ telescope to some degree inside your home. Bear in mind, though, that magnification magnifies EVERYTHING, including imperfections in window glass. That means you'll want to use lower magnification levels inside.

  • Q5: Can you connect this to a pc in any way?

    A: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is completely unautomated and cannot connect to a PC in any way.   It does come with tutorial software on how to use your new telescope and some basic tips.

  • Q6: Could this scope be mounted on a smaller "table-top" tripod. I am looking for a nice beginner table-top sit down scope to look out an open 2nd story window and show my son the moon and planets.

    A: Unfortunately, the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Reflecting Telescope cannot be mounted on a tabletop tripod.

  • Q7: Does this telescope come with a tripod? Is this a good choice for viewing planets (i.e. good enough to get good pictures of Saturn's rings)?

    A: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127 DOES come with a tripod. You should be able to get fairly nice, short-exposure photos of Saturn's rings through a short-focal-length eyepiece, using a digital camera. You'll need an adapter, though. Zhumell makes a good one, the Universal Digital Camera Adapter (small).

  • Q8: I am a first-time telescope buyer and am not sure if I want to purchase this scope or the Celestron Starhopper 6in Dobsonian. Is the extra $100 really worth the improved quality of the Dobsonian? Which would you recommend?

    A: The PowerSeeker 127 EQ is a good beginner's scope. However, the 6-inch aperture of the Starhopper will give you brighter, crisper views. It's worth the extra money.

  • Q9: I was wondering if I can equip the "Celestron Motor Drive for AstroMaster/PowerSeeker EQ Telescopes" with this telescope (Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope)?

    A: Sure can!  The motor drive is a fantastic accessory for this telescope.  The motor drive will allow you to automatically track objects in the sky.  No more will you need to constantly adjust the mount to keep objects in your field of view.  The motor drive will do that for you - a simple upgrade that can make a big difference in your telescope

  • Q10: Is their a solar filter for this telescope?

    A: The Solar Filter for C5, N5, etc., should fit and work just fine.

  • Q11: What is the size of the star diagonal in this scope Is the star diagonal included

    A: This telescope does not come with a star diagonal. It will accept any 1.25inch diagonal.

  • Q12: Will I be able to experience decent views of nebulae and galaxies with this scope? Is there a motor drive available?

    A: Yes, with the Powerseeker 127EQ you will be able to see many nebulae and galaxies. There is no motor drive available, however.

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