Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope with Accessory Kit

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope with Accessory Kit

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  • 127mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 1000mm Focal Length, f/7.87 Focal Ratio
  • Multi-Coated Primary Parabolic Mirror
  • Manual German Equatorial Mount
  • 1.25" 4mm and 20mm Eyepieces
  • Low-Power Erect-Image Eyepiece
  • 3x Barlow Lens / 5x24 Finderscope
  • Adjustable-Height Stainless Steel Tripod
  • Eyepiece & Filter Accessory Kit
  • Two Eyepieces, Three Filters, with Case
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Aperture: 127mm f/8

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Celestron POWERSEEKER 127 overview

  • 1Description

B&H assembled this Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope with Accessory Kit to enhance your views of the moon and planets by combining a powerful telescope rig with an eyepiece and filter accessory kit. The telescope features a Newtonian reflector optical tube assembly (OTA), a manual German equatorial mount, and a sturdy tripod. The accessory kit comes with two eyepieces that complement the two that come with the telescope, a moon filter, two planetary filters, and a hard carrying case.

  • Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope

    Ideal for near and deep-sky observation, Celestron's PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope features a respectable focal length and a large, parabolic mirror that produce detailed images of the Moon, clear views of the planets, and the ability to resolve bright distant 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, and a 3x Barlow lens that effectively triples the magnification of any eyepiece used with it to expand the usability.

    The included manual equatorial mount features slow-motion control cables with large knobs to make it easy to track objects even when wearing gloves, while also minimizing vibrations caused by handling the mount with your hands; and clearly visible indicators on the Right Ascension and Declination axes. An adjustable-height aluminum tripod rounds out the rig with a tray for accessories such as eyepieces, filters, and lights.

    Optical Tube
    • 127mm aperture
    • f/7.87 focal ratio
    • 1000mm focal length
    • High-transmission multi-coated mirrors improve light transmission, color rendition, and contrast
    • Resolution: 1.1 arcsec, Rayleigh; 0.91 arc sec, Dawes
    • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
    Mount and Tripod
      Mount:
    • Manual German equatorial
    • Dual slow-motion control cables enable fine adjustments with reduced vibrations
    • Altitude adjustment screws locks setting
    • Etched Right Ascension and Declination scales
    • Removable counterweight bar
    • 7.5 lb counterweight to properly balance OTA and accessories for smooth movement
    • Dovetail plate enables fast assembly and break-down
      Tripod:
    • Adjustable-height
    • Aluminum-alloy legs
    • Tray to hold eyepieces, lights, and accessories
    • Spiked feet add stability on uneven/soft ground
    Included Accessories
      Eyepieces:
    • 1.25" diameter barrel
    • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical filters
    • 4mm focal length produces 250x
    • 20mm focal length produces 50x
    • 20mm eyepiece has integrated prism to correct image horizontally and vertically for terrestrial use
      Barlow lens:
    • Triples the magnification of any eyepiece used
      Finderscope:
    • Low 5x magnification has a wide field of view for easier set up, alignment, and star navigation
    • 24mm aperture can resolve bright objects without being too big or heavy
    UPC: 050234049214
  • Celestron PowerSeeker Accessory Kit (1.25")

    The PowerSeeker Accessory Kit from Celestron enhances your planetary viewing experience on any telescope that accepts 1.25" eyepieces and filters. It features two fully coated eyepieces and two of the most popular planetary filters that reveal details of various planets. Also included with this kit is a Moon filter that allows you to safely view the Moon's surface with enhanced contrast and a foam-lined hard case to safely store and transport your accessories.

    Eyepieces
    • 1.25" diameter barrels
    • Accepts most standard 1.25" eyepiece filters
    • Anti-reflection multi-coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, and contrast
    • 9mm offers highest magnification potential
    • 15mm produces a comfortable mid-range magnification on most OTAs
    Filters
    • Colored optical glass, no films that can wear off
    • Anti-reflection coating prevents ghosting or glaring
    • Fits standard 1.25" eyepieces
      #80 Blue:
    • 30% transmittance
    • Most popular for the study of detail on Jupiter and Saturn
    • Enhances the contrast on Jupiter's cloud belts
    • Enhances details of the Great Red Spot
    • Brings out detail in Saturn's belts and polar features
    • Also very useful for lunar observing
      #25 Red:
    • 14% transmittance
    • Blocks the transmission of blue and green wavelengths
    • Sharply defines the contrast between the cloud formations and the lighter-toned surface features on Jupiter
    • Useful for definition of the Martian polar ice caps and maria
      Moon:
    • 21mm clear aperture
    • 18% transmittance
    • Makes viewing the Moon safe when at, or near full-phase
    • Reduces glare to bring out more surface detail and improve contrast
    • Also useful to bring out surface details on Venus
    Case
    • Hard plastic shell
    • Snap closure
    • Custom-cut foam to fit the two eyepieces and filters
    • Foam-line lid to prevent shifting during transport
    UPC: 050234943062
In the Box
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope
    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 127 mm / 5"
    Focal Length 1000 mm
    Focal Ratio f/8
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal No
    Finderscope Yes
    Optical Tube Dimensions Length: 20" / 50.8 cm
    Mount
    Type Manual; German Equatorial
    Counterweight 1 x 7.5 lb / 3.4 kg
    Tripod
    Type Adjustable
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    General
    Batteries None
    Weight 22.0 lb / 10.0 kg (Fully Assembled)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 30.5 x 17.0 x 8.6"
  • Celestron PowerSeeker Accessory Kit (1.25")
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.85 x 6.85 x 2.5"

Celestron POWERSEEKER 127 reviews

PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope with Accessory Kit is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Barlow Lens I love the product, but the barlow lens doesnt really do to much in the way of holding your eye piece in place. The small screw clasp that screws into the barlow lens to hold ur eyepiece in place has the hole stripped so the only screw to hold things in place, isnt functional. I do suggest getting a different barlow lens after making the purchase so you can really use it to your advantage instead of having wobbly eyepieces in your barlow lens.
Date published: 2018-06-10
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