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Ideally suited for beginner and intermediate astronomers, the Bresser Messier NT130 5" f/5 Newtonian Reflector is designed for lunar and planetary observation. The manual equatorial mount enables observers to accurately find just about any celestial object once it is properly aligned with the Pole Star, and when your subject is in your field of view it can be tracked across the Right Ascension axis with the slow-motion cable to reduce vibrations caused by handling the mount bare-handed.
A steel tripod provides a stable platform for the OTA and mount and is equipped with a tray for accessories and spiked feet to give it a secure footing. The 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser accepts widely-available eyepieces and accessories for expanding the scope's usability. To get new users started, the Messier comes with 10mm and 25mm eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens that triples the magnification of each eyepiece to give them magnifications from 25x to 195x.
650mm focal length
f/5.0 focal ratio
Ideally suited for lunar and planetary observation
Manual control with dual-axis slow-motion cables
Slo-mo cables reduce vibrations
Bar with adjustable counterweight
Two-section steel alloy
Adjustable height from 25 to 42.5"
Accessory tray with eyepiece holder
Spiked feet for stability in loose ground
Eyepieces and accessories
1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
10mm eyepiece yields 65x power
25mm eyepiece yields 26x power
3x Barlow lens triple the magnification of each eyepiece
In the Box
BRESSER Messier NT130 5" f/5 Newtonian Reflector with EQ2 Mount
3x Barlow Lens
Optical Tube Assembly
EQ2 Equatorial Mount
Adjustable Height Steel Tripod
Limited Five-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
5.1" / 13.0 cm
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter
LED red dot finder
Material: Steel Adjustable height: 24.8 x 42.5" / 63.0 - 108.0 cm