SKU: GC39-31045

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian

Designed for near and deep-sky observation with a fast focal ratio for astrophotography/imaging, Celestron's AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm f/5 Reflector Telescope features a 650mm focal length and an oversized parabolic mirror that produce detailed images of the Moon, clear views of the planets, and the ability to resolve distant objects such as nebulae and galaxies.

The scope is outfitted with a 1.25 rack-and-pinion focuser and two eyepieces to get new users started: a 10mm that yields 65x power and a 20mm for a 32.5x magnification. The 20mm eyepiece integrates an erecting system to correct images horizontally and vertically to allow easy terrestrial use. An unmagnified red-dot finder is also included to help set-up, align and navigate easier.

The included manual equatorial mount features slow-motion control cables that make it easy to track objects even when wearing gloves, while also minimizing vibrations caused by handling the mount with your hands; and clearly visible indicators on the Right Ascension and Declination axes. An adjustable-height aluminium tripod rounds out the rig with a tray for accessories such as eyepieces, filters, and lights.

Optical Tube

Large 130mm aperture

Fast f/5 focal ratio

650mm focal length

Highly-reflective aluminium-coated mirrors improve light transmission, colour rendition, and contrast

Resolution: 1.07 arcsec, Rayleigh; 0.89 arcsec, Dawes

Secondary mirror obstruction: 31% by diameter, 10% by area

1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser

Mount and Tripod

CG-3 Mount:

Manual German equatorial

Dual slow-motion control cables enable fine adjustments with reduced vibrations

Altitude adjustment screws lock setting

Etched Right Ascension and Declination scales

Removable counterweight bar

Two 4.8-pound counterweights to properly balance OTA and accessories for smooth movement

Dovetail plate enables fast assembly and break-down

Tripod:

Adjustable-height

1.25" diameter stainless steel legs

Tray to hold eyepieces, lights, and accessories

Spiked feet add stability on uneven/soft ground

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Product Overview

Designed for near and deep-sky observation with a fast focal ratio for astrophotography/imaging, Celestron's AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm f/5 Reflector Telescope features a 650mm focal length and an oversized parabolic mirror that produce detailed images of the Moon, clear views of the planets, and the ability to resolve distant objects such as nebulae and galaxies.

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