BRESSER SPICA 130 5" f/5 Carbon Fiber Reflector EQ Telescope

BRESSER SPICA 130 5" f/5 Carbon Fiber Reflector EQ Telescope

BRESSER SPICA 130 5" f/5 Carbon Fiber Reflector EQ Telescope

B&H # BR130650EQ2 MFR # BR-130650EQ2
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Product Highlights

  • 5" Aperture
  • 650mm Focal Length, f/5 Focal Ratio
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Two Eyepieces and 3x Barlow Lens
  • Manual Equatorial Mount
  • Dual-Axis Slow Motion Cables
  • 2-Stage Adjustable Aluminum Tripod
  • Accessory Tray with Eyepiece Holders
  • Red Dot Finderscope
  • Smartphone Adapter
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  • 1Description

Designed for near-space and deep-sky observation with a fast focal ratio for astrophotography/imaging, Bresser's SPICA 130 5" f/5 Carbon Fiber Reflector EQ Telescope features a 650mm focal length and a large, parabolic mirror for obtaining detailed images of the Moon, clear views of the planets, and access to deep-sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies. The scope is outfitted with a 1.25 rack-and-pinion focuser and two eyepieces to get new users started: a 4mm that yields 162x power and a 20mm for a 32x magnification. A 3x Barlow lens effectively triples the magnification of each eyepiece for added viewing versatility. The included smartphone adapter mounts onto the eyepiece and is a universal fit for most devices to enable on-the-fly imaging without additional accessories.

The OTA is made of lightweight and strong carbon fiber. This material is highly resistant to temperature changes - such as moving from a warm house into a fall night. Drastic temperature swings can cause metal OTAs to expand and contract causing their delicate optics to move out of collimation over time. Its Crayford focuser uses a friction system to move the draw tube in and out, which enables much more precise focusing without backlash - an important feature in achieving tack-sharp images.

The included manual equatorial mount features large-knob slow-motion control cables make it easy to track objects even while when wearing gloves while also minimizing vibrations caused by handling the mount with your hands and clearly visible indicators on the RA and Declination axes. To assist in finding celestial objects is an LED red-dot finderscope that projects a dot in the center of the sight to enable users to simple put their desired subject in line with the dot and the start viewing. An adjustable-height aluminum tripod rounds out the rig with an accessory tray with holders for eyepieces.

Optical Performance
  • 5" aperture
  • 650mm focal length
  • Fast f/5 focal ratio
Mount & Tripod
  • German equatorial mount
  • Brass worm-gears
  • Manually controlled with flexible slow-motion cables
  • Vixen-style dovetail saddle
  • Aluminum setting circles
  • Two-stage stainless steel legs
  • Accessory tray with eyepiece holders
Optical Accessories
  • Eyepieces:
    1.25" diameter barrel
    4mm eyepiece yields 162x power
    20mm eyepiece yields 32x power
  • Smartphone Adapter:
    Universal fit for most smartphones
    Fits eyepieces up to 2.6" (6.8 cm) in diameter
    For smartphones up to 2.0-3.5" (5.0-8.8 cm) wide
  • Finderscope:
    LED red-dot finder
In the Box
BRESSER SPICA 130 5" f/5 Carbon Fiber Reflector EQ Telescope
  • Red Dot Finderscope
  • 4mm Eyepiece
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • Smartphone Adapter
  • Limited One-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Optical Design Newtonian reflector
    Aperture 5.1" / 13.0 cm
    Focal Length 650 mm
    Focal Ratio f/5
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal None
    Finderscope Red-dot finderscope
    Tripod 2-stage adjustable, aluminum
    Mount Type German equatorial, manual
    Power Source None
    Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
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