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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope
Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope

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Your Price: CAD369.00
Retail Price:CAD389.00

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Part Number:31045

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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope
Quick Overview
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup
  • German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
Specifications
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm) 130 mm (5.12 in)
Focal Length 650 mm (26 in)
Focal Ratio 5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 33 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 65 x
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Mount Type CG-3 Equatorial
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Highest Useful Magnification 307 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 345 x
Apparent Field of View 1.5 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 79 ft (24 m)
Optical Coatings Aluminum
Optical Tube Length 24 in (610 mm)


Based on Astronomy magazine’s telescope "report cards", scopes of this size and type generally perform as follows . . .
Terrestrial Observation: No
Lunar Observation: Great
Planetary Observation: Very Good
Binary and Star Cluster Observation: Very Good
Galaxy and Nebula Observation: Good
Photography: Yes
Terrestrial Photography: No
Lunar Photography: Yes
Planetary Photography: Yes
Star Cluster / Nebula / Galaxy Photography: Yes
Warranty: 2 years

In the Box
Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm f/5 Reflector Telescope
  • 20mm Erect-Image Eyepiece
  • 10mm Eyepiece
  • Star Pointer Finder
  • Equatorial Head
  • 2 x Slow-Motion Cables
  • Adjustable-Height Tripod
  • Counterweight Bar
  • 2 x 4.8-Pound Counterweights
  • "The Sky" Level 1 CD-ROM
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

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