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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Bundle - 31145-BUN1

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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Bundle

  • This special Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle includes useful telescope accessories that have been hand-picked by High Point Scientific to provide you with a quality astronomy experience!
  • The Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is a great first telescope! With 5 inches of aperture, you can experience solar system objects like the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter & Mars as well as deep-sky objects such as the Andromeda Galaxy and the Orion Nebula! Computerized with an easy-to-use hand controller, the Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is perfect for the whole family.
  • This Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle includes the High Point 1.25" Deluxe Plossl Eyepiece Kit! Eyepieces (for different magnifications) are the most important accessories to accumulate, and you'll get a nice selection with this accessory kit. It includes a 32mm Plossl, for low power, wide angle views of large or faint objects, a 15mm Plossl eyepiece for good intermediate magnifications, and a 2X Barlow lens, which will double the magnification of any 1.25" eyepiece you use with it! That means the Deluxe Plossl Eyepiece Kit, along with the eyepieces you'll receive with the Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle itself, will give you a choice of eight (count 'em, 8!) magnification choices!

    You will also get a Moon Filter with this Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle. Screw it onto any of your 1.25" eyepieces to block some of the glare from bright objects like the Moon and Venus.

About the Celestron NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope

The popularity of Celestron's NexStar 114 models inspired us to go bigger! They are proud to introduce NexStar 130SLT. The NexStar 130SLT Newtonian Telescope has 30% more light-gathering power than their 114 mm telescope. The 130SLT, like the other models in the Celestron SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control. The computerized hand control of this SLT telescope gives you the ability to automatically slew to any of its 4,000+ objects, including over 600 galaxies, 300 clusters, and dozens of beautiful binary stars. The Celestron NexStar 130SLT is pre-assembled and has an adjustable steel tripod. This scope can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes. The new SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning the Celestron 130SLT a breeze.

View the details of the lunar surface, the rings of Saturn, the polar ice caps on Mars, the cloud belts on Jupiter or a number of the Messier objects such as the globular cluster in Hercules (M13), or the Great Nebula in Orion (M42) with the Celestron 130SLT. Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the 130SLT's 5" primary mirror. Because of the Newtonian design, the mirror gives fully color-corrected views that are best suited for astronomical use. The 130SLT Telescope by Celestron is the most popular of the SLT series because of the value it offers. 5" of aperture on a computerized mount for under $440.00 is a great deal! If you are looking for a beginner's telescope with impressive performance, the Celestron NexStar 130SLT is a smart choice!

Celestron 130SLT Standard Features and Accessories Include:

  • Computerized hand control with 4,000+ object database

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

  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process

  • Comes with "The Sky" Level 1 planetarium software and NSOL telescope control software for controlling your telescope via computer

  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use

  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod

  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment (includes 3V CR2032 lithium button battery)

  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory

  • Motorized altazimuth mount and fully computerized hand control

  • U.S. and International city database to easily set your location

  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units.

Celestron NexStar 130SLT Specifications:

  • 130 mm (5.1") diameter Newtonian Reflector

  • 650 mm Focal Length

  • f/5 Focal Ratio

  • Motorized Altazimuth Mount

  • 4,000+ object database

  • Weight: 18 lb

High Point 1.25" Deluxe Plossl Eyepiece Kit

The 1.25" Deluxe Plossl Eyepiece Kit included in this Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle offers everything you need to get started without any of the fill products that influence perceived value and price. When you purchase the 1.25" Deluxe Plossl Eyepiece Kit from High Point you get a 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece, 15 mm Plossl Eyepiece, 2x Barlow Lens, and a Moon Filter, a great value. Below we have listed in depth descriptions of each High Point eyepiece kit component included in this Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle.

  • 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece - The 32 mm Plossl Eyepiece is a great eyepiece for the beginner to intermediate level astronomers. With a 52° apparent field of view and 20 mm of eye relief this eyepiece is enjoyable to look through. The four element optical design and blackened eyepiece barrel combine to deliver a crisp and well-resolved view of the night sky

  • 15 mm Plossl Eyepiece - The 15 mm Plossl Eyepiece is a great eyepiece for the beginner to intermediate level astronomers. With a 52° apparent field of view and 13 mm of eye relief this eyepiece performs. The four element optical design and blackened eyepiece barrel combine to deliver a crisp and well-resolved view of the night sky

  • 2x Barlow Lens - Crafted with Multi-Coated Optics, Blackened Lens Edges, Filter Threads and Secure Thumb Screw this Barlow Lens will double the magnification of each 1.25" eyepiece you own

  • Moon Filter - The Moon Filter included by High Point in this Celestron NexStar 130 SLT telescope bundle is a 1.25" neutral density filter that enhances your views of the Moon. This filter has been produced with high grade optical glass and is anti-reflection coated to prevent glaring and ghosting

  • This is a nice combination of optics for your astronomical enjoyment