Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope

Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope

Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope

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  • 127mm/5.0" Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Focal Length: 1500mm f/11.81
  • 9.0mm Eyepiece
  • 25mm Eyepiece
  • Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • 'The Sky' Level 1 CD-ROM
  • NexStar Observers List CD-ROM
  • NexStar Computer Control technology
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Designed as an affordable computerized 'Go-To' telescope, the NexStar 127SLT telescope from Celestron provides an excellent balance of power, performance, and portability. With its computer-automated technology, the SLT is up and running after locating 3 bright celestial objects.

This SLT is a Maksutov-Cassegrain reflector with a 127mm aperture and a focal length of 1500mm. The optical system is fully coated for enhanced sharpness and clarity. Two eyepieces are included - one 25mm as well as a 9.0mm. The mounting platform incorporates a sturdy stainless steel tripod with a motorized and computerized altazimuth mount.

New and experienced observers will appreciate NexStar 127SLT's comprehensive database of 4000+ objects, along with the customized lists of the most intriguing deep-sky objects, planets, and double stars.

Combining a first-class feature-set with Celestron's legendary optical standards, the 127SLT provides amateur astronomers with a sophisticated and easy-to-use telescope. The computerized hand-control provides simple on-screen instructions that guide the observer through the alignment procedures. Each step, helpful hints, and valuable reference materials are easily accessible to ensure a simple and pleasurable viewing experience.

NexStar 127SLT Telescope
  • Maksutov-Cassegrain reflector

  • Aperture: 127 mm/5.0"

  • Focal Length: 1500 mm, f/13.9

  • AFOV: 0.83°, LFOV: 44' @ 1000 yd

  • Optical system: all-glass, fully coated

  • 2 Eyepieces: 25 mm - 60x, 9.0 mm - 167x

  • StarPointer finderscope for accurate alignment and object location

Motorized Altazimuth Mount
  • Lightweight computerized altazimuth mount

  • Fully enclosed motors and optical encoders

  • Fully adjustable sturdy stainless-steel tripod

  • Flash upgradeable fully computerized hand control

  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use

  • Educational astronomy software CD-ROM "The Sky" with printable sky maps

  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube, accessory tray for quick no tool set up

  • Hand control and motors are powered by 8 user-supplied AA batteries or optional 12V AC adapter

  • NSOL telescope control software: provides basic telescope control via computer with optional RS-232 cable

  • Computerized hand controller with NexStar computer control offers 4,000 object database and storage for programmable user defined objects

  • Tracking rates: sidereal, solar, lunar. Tracking modes: alt-az, EQ north/south. Slew speeds: 1,2,3°/sec - 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x. Alignment procedures: skyalign, auto 2-star, 1-star, 2-star, solar system.
UPC: 050234220972
In the Box
Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope
  • Stainless Tripod
  • 25 mm Eyepiece
  • 9.0 mm Eyepiece
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • Hand Controller
  • 'The Sky' Level 1 CD-ROM
  • NexStar Observers List CD-ROM
  • Limited 2 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
    Aperture 127 mm / 5.0"
    Focal Length 1500 mm
    Focal Ratio f/11.81
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Finderscope StarPointer
    Mount Type Computerized altazimuth
    Tripod Stainless steel
    Resolving Power Rayleigh: 1.1 arcsec
    Dawes: 0.91 arcsec
    Maximum Useful Magnification 300x
    Motor Yes
    GO-TO Capability Yes
    PC Compatible Yes, via RS-232 cable
    Power Source 8 AA batteries
    Optical Tube Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight 18.0 lb / 8.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 29.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 39.85 x 18.3 x 11.0"

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