Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope

BH #CEP127EQ • MFR #21049
Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ 127mm f/8 Reflector Telescope
Key Features
  • 127mm Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • 1000mm Focal Length, f/7.87 Focal Ratio
  • Multi-Coated Primary Parabolic Mirror
  • Manual German Equatorial Mount
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.
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Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube
  • 3Mount and Tripod
  • 4Included Accessories

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 multicoated 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 127 EQ Specs

Optical Design
Newtonian reflector
Aperture
127mm
Focal Length
1000mm
Focal Ratio
f/7.87
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter
1.25"
Diagonal
None
Finderscope
5 x 24
Tripod
Aluminum
Adjustable height
Mount Type
Manual equatorial
Power Source
None
Counterweights
1 x 7.5 lb / 3.4 kg
Optical Tube Dimensions
20.0" / 50.8 cm
Weight
22.0 lb / 10.0 kg, assembled
Packaging Info
Package Weight
28.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
30.5 x 17 x 8.6"

Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Reviews

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My powerseeker 127 eq does not come with a ...

My powerseeker 127 eq does not come with a latitude lock. What can I do?
Asked by: Jose
We are sorry to hear you were missing a latitude locking component. Please contact Celestron Technical Support, so a representative can assist you in getting a replacement part. Their email address is: [email protected]
Answered by: Telescope
Date published: 2021-01-04

Does a tripod come with this?

Does a tripod come with this?
Asked by: Cathy
Yes. Tripod is part of the package.
Answered by: Kavita
Date published: 2020-11-30

question

What are the dimensions of the box/packing?
Asked by: Anonymous
The manufacturer's original box dimensions are Ln: 30.50 Wd: 17.00 Ht: 8.60.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

How can I buy this?

How can I buy this?
Asked by: Refal
The PowerSeeker 127EQ telescope is currently back ordered. Please check back during the spring 2022.
Answered by: Telescope
Date published: 2022-01-28

Does this telescope have a attachment for cell ...

Does this telescope have a attachment for cell phones to take pictures?
Asked by: Tom
You can purchase a Smartphone Adapter as an Accessory. If you click on "Accessories", then scroll down to "Smartphone Adapters" you will see all the compatible Adapters for this Scope.
Answered by: Alex S
Date published: 2020-12-15

question

I NEED A COUNTER WEIGHT AND EXTENSION BAR FOR MAY POWER SEEKER 127EQ HOW CAN I GET THE PARTS NUMBERS AND ORDER THE PARTS.THANK YOU DJ ?
Asked by: Darrell J.
Please contact our technical support team and a representative will be able to assist you in finding the right parts. The best way to reach them is by submitting a ticket here: https://www.celestron.com/pages/technical-support
Answered by: Telescope
Date published: 2019-03-15

My powerseeker eq does not have a latitude lock ...

My powerseeker eq does not have a latitude lock what can i do?
Asked by: Jose
I would recommend getting in touch with Celestron directly with this inquiry. CelestronTel: 310-328-9560 or 310-803-5955 Website http://www.celestron.com/
Answered by: Alex S
Date published: 2021-01-05

question

What can i see with this?, my other telescope is a 40$ scope and i can barely focus on the moon with it. is this able to view stars easy with faint village sized community lights?
Asked by: Rain V.
So it really depends on your sky and the clarity. This is a great scope for the price point. I would recommend not using this where there are street lights. The image will be fuzzy, and distorted.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2019-08-16
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