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Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ - 130 mm Newtonian Reflector Telescope on Equatorial Mount

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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ 130 mm Newtonian Telescope

If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector Telescope model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky. The Celestron AstroMaster 130 eq reflector telescope produces bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and greater light gathering ability of the Newtonian type reflector telescopes. Learn how to properly set up your Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ in the video below.


Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Features:

  • 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
  • CG-Equatorial Mount - for smooth and accurate pointing
  • 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
  • "The Sky" Level-1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Specifications:

  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Aperture: 130 mm (5.12 in)
  • Focal Length: 650 mm (25.59 in)
  • Focal Ratio: 5
  • Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.79 in), yields 32.5x magnification
  • Eyepiece 2: 10 mm (0.39 in), yields 65x magnification
  • Mount Type: CG-3 Equatorial Mount
  • Optical Coatings: Aluminum
  • Assembled Weight: 24 lb (10.89 kg)

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