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Celestron NexStar SLT Accessory & Eyepiece Kit - SLTKIT

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Celestron 22082 NexStar Eyepiece Kits




Welcome to the exciting hobby of astronomy! A good telescope, like the Celestron NexStar SLT, will allow you to enjoy endless hours exploring the Solar System and deep space, and a few extra accessories, like those hand-picked for inclusion in this Celestron NexStar SLT telescope kit, will add greatly to that enjoyment. In this special accessory kit you will find an extra eyepiece, a 2X Barlow lens, an AC Adapter, and a Moon Filter. Unlike some accessory kits that include stuff you really don’t need, each of these items has real value, and will be used on a regular basis when you are out star-gazing with your NexStar SLT telescope! Let’s talk about each item separately…first up, that extra eyepiece.


High Point 32 mm Plossl 1.25” Eyepiece


In this Celestron NexStar Eyepiece Kits, we are including a High Point 32 mm Plossl 1.25” Eyepiece. Together with the 25 mm & 9 mm eyepieces included with the NexStar SLT telescope, and a 2X Barlow lens that is also included in this bundle (more on that below!) you will have a total of six different magnifications to choose from!


The HP 32mm Plossl eyepiece has a chrome barrel that is threaded for 1.25” filters, and will give you low to medium power, high contrast views due to its fully multi-coated lens surfaces and their blackened edges to keep stray light from lowering contrast. Eye relief is an important consideration when choosing an eyepiece, and we are happy to report that the High Point 32 mm Plossl is bestowed with a generous amount. With 20 mm of eye relief, this full-sized 32mm eyepiece is easy to look through, whether you wear glasses while observing or not.


High Point 2X Barlow Lens


As we alluded to just a few minutes ago, a 2X Barlow lens is a great accessory to have in your telescope kit! Why? Because all you have to do to get twice the magnification of any given eyepiece is slip it into the barrel of a 2X Barlow Lens and place both components in your focuser or diagonal. In the Barlow, a 32 mm eyepiece magnifies like a 16 mm eyepiece, or to put it another way, an eyepiece that gives you 100X magnification will now yield images at 200X. The more eyepieces you have, the more economical a Barlow becomes. Three eyepieces and a Barlow, which is what you will have if you buy this accessory bundle for your Celestron NexStar SLT telescope, will give you six different magnification choices. Add another eyepiece to the mix and now you have eight choices...you get my drift!

The High Point 2X Barlow will work with any standard 1.25" eyepiece and will, as mentioned earlier, double the eyepiece’s magnification by a factor of 2X. The optics of the 2X Barlow are anti-reflection coated and the edges have been blackened to keep stray light at bay.


High Point 1.25” Moon Filter


Looking at the Moon through a telescope is a wondrous sight, but if you don’t do something to cut back on the brightness level a bit, you will find yourself stumbling around in the dark long after your eye has left the eyepiece.


A simple but very effective solution to “moon blindness” is to attach a neutral density (aka “Moon”) filter to the barrel of your eyepiece. It just takes a few seconds, the filter screws on for a secure fit. Once in place you will still see all the details of the Moon’s many features, but your eyes will be relaxed and you will actually see more than you would with a non-filtered view. We have included a High Point 1.25” Moon Filter in the Celestron NexStar XLT Accessory Bundle. It will fit any standard 1.25” eyepiece or Barlow, which means it can be used with the 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece and the 2X Barlow that is part of this kit.



Celestron AC Adapter for NexStar SLT Telescopes


Last but not least, a great accessory for any motorized or computerized telescope is one that gives you the ability to provide power by an alternate means. The Celestron NexStar SLT telescope comes with an internal battery compartment and accepts user-supplied AA batteries (8 of them). However, Celestron also makes an AC Adapter that plugs into the SLT and a standard AC wall outlet. If you are observing within about 12-feet of a wall outlet, you will appreciate the ability to save your batteries for a time when you are away from AC power! The Celestron 18778 AC Adapter is the final component of our NexStar SLT Accessory Bundle. It provides +12 volts DC at 2.5 amperes for your telescope.


Read more about the NexStar SLT Accessory Bundle.

Description
Description

Celestron 22082 NexStar Eyepiece Kits

Welcome to the exciting hobby of astronomy! A good telescope, like the Celestron NexStar SLT, will allow you to enjoy endless hours exploring the Solar System and deep space, and a few extra accessories, like those hand-picked for inclusion in this Celestron NexStar SLT telescope kit, will add greatly to that enjoyment. In this special accessory kit you will find an extra eyepiece, a 2X Barlow lens, an AC Adapter, and a Moon Filter. Unlike some accessory kits that include stuff you really don’t need, each of these items has real value, and will be used on a regular basis when you are out star-gazing with your NexStar SLT telescope! Let’s talk about each item separately…first up, that extra eyepiece.

High Point 32 mm Plossl 1.25” Eyepiece

In this Celestron NexStar Eyepiece Kits, we are including a High Point 32 mm Plossl 1.25” Eyepiece. Together with the 25 mm & 9 mm eyepieces included with the NexStar SLT telescope, and a 2X Barlow lens that is also included in this bundle (more on that below!) you will have a total of six different magnifications to choose from!

The HP 32mm Plossl eyepiece has a chrome barrel that is threaded for 1.25” filters, and will give you low to medium power, high contrast views due to its fully multi-coated lens surfaces and their blackened edges to keep stray light from lowering contrast. Eye relief is an important consideration when choosing an eyepiece, and we are happy to report that the High Point 32 mm Plossl is bestowed with a generous amount. With 20 mm of eye relief, this full-sized 32mm eyepiece is easy to look through, whether you wear glasses while observing or not.

High Point 2X Barlow Lens

As we alluded to just a few minutes ago, a 2X Barlow lens is a great accessory to have in your telescope kit! Why? Because all you have to do to get twice the magnification of any given eyepiece is slip it into the barrel of a 2X Barlow Lens and place both components in your focuser or diagonal. In the Barlow, a 32 mm eyepiece magnifies like a 16 mm eyepiece, or to put it another way, an eyepiece that gives you 100X magnification will now yield images at 200X. The more eyepieces you have, the more economical a Barlow becomes. Three eyepieces and a Barlow, which is what you will have if you buy this accessory bundle for your Celestron NexStar SLT telescope, will give you six different magnification choices. Add another eyepiece to the mix and now you have eight choices...you get my drift!

The High Point 2X Barlow will work with any standard 1.25" eyepiece and will, as mentioned earlier, double the eyepiece’s magnification by a factor of 2X. The optics of the 2X Barlow are anti-reflection coated and the edges have been blackened to keep stray light at bay.

High Point 1.25” Moon Filter

Looking at the Moon through a telescope is a wondrous sight, but if you don’t do something to cut back on the brightness level a bit, you will find yourself stumbling around in the dark long after your eye has left the eyepiece.

A simple but very effective solution to “moon blindness” is to attach a neutral density (aka “Moon”) filter to the barrel of your eyepiece. It just takes a few seconds, the filter screws on for a secure fit. Once in place you will still see all the details of the Moon’s many features, but your eyes will be relaxed and you will actually see more than you would with a non-filtered view. We have included a High Point 1.25” Moon Filter in the Celestron NexStar XLT Accessory Bundle. It will fit any standard 1.25” eyepiece or Barlow, which means it can be used with the 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece and the 2X Barlow that is part of this kit.

Celestron AC Adapter for NexStar SLT Telescopes

Last but not least, a great accessory for any motorized or computerized telescope is one that gives you the ability to provide power by an alternate means. The Celestron NexStar SLT telescope comes with an internal battery compartment and accepts user-supplied AA batteries (8 of them). However, Celestron also makes an AC Adapter that plugs into the SLT and a standard AC wall outlet. If you are observing within about 12-feet of a wall outlet, you will appreciate the ability to save your batteries for a time when you are away from AC power! The Celestron 18778 AC Adapter is the final component of our NexStar SLT Accessory Bundle. It provides +12 volts DC at 2.5 amperes for your telescope.

Read more about the NexStar SLT Accessory Bundle.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number SLTKIT
Product Types Included in Accessory Kit Barlow, Eyepiece, Power Adapter
Number of Items in Kit (Including Case if Applicable) 7
Barrel/Thread Sizes in Kit 1.25"
Warranty Celestron 2 Years
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • High Point 32 mm Plossl 1.25" Eyepiece
  • Eyepiece Dust Caps
  • High Point 1.25" Moon Filter
  • Plastic Case for Filter
  • Celestron AC Adapter
  • High Point 1.25" 2X Barlow Lens
  • Barlow Dust Caps
  • NexStar SLT Accessory Bundle
  • High Point 1.25" Moon Filter
  • Celestron AC Adapter
  • High Point 30mm Plossl Eyepiece
  • High Point 2X Barlow Lens - 1.25"
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