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  • Computerized Telescope
  • High quality 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
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  • Computerized Telescope
  • High quality 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • "The SkyX - First Light Edition" astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
  • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • Designed to be an affordable entry level to mid-level computerized GoTo telescope, the NexStar SLT refractors, reflectors, and Maks are available in the most popular sizes and are loaded with valuable design features
  • With preassembled, adjustable stainless steel tripods and quick release fork arms and tubes, NexStar SLT telescopes can be set up in a matter of minutes - with no tools required
  • You can see details of the lunar surface, Venus and its phases, polar caps on Mars, Jupiter and its four moons, Saturn with its rings plainly visible and much more
  • Most NexStar SLTs can also be used as a land-based spotting telescope
  • Intelligent Design:
  • Powered by 8 AA (user supplied) batteries or an optional AC adapter (#18778), these NexStar GoTos love to travel
  • The internal battery compartment provides power to the high precision servo motors for rigid low-vibration performance while eliminating cord wrap issues associated with external battery packs
  • With the NexStar's ergonomically designed hand control, the user is free to remove the hand control from its holder for remote use or leave it cradled for hands-free operation
  • With a touch of a button, you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object or simply know if a desired object is visible in the sky
  • Celestron's Revolutionary SkyAlign:
  • Using Celestron's patented SkyAlign (patent pending), simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky
  • You do not need to know the names of the stars - you can even pick the Moon or bright planets
  • Specifications:
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Aperture: 127 mm (5 in)
  • Focal Length: 1500 mm (59 in)
  • Focal Ratio: 12
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25 mm (0.98 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 60x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 9 mm (0.35 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 167x
  • Finderscope: StarPointer
  • Star Diagonal: 1.25
  • Mount Type: Motorized Altazimuth
  • Accessory Tray: No Tool, Quick release
  • Tripod: Steel
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 300x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 18 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.1 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 0.91 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x
  • Apparent Field of View: .83 degrees
  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 44 ft (13 m)
  • Optical Coatings: Fully-Coated
  • Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
  • Computer Hand Control: Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
  • Database: 4,000 Object Database
  • GPS: Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)
  • Warranty: 2-year Telescope Warranty

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