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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope Loot Price: R3,699
Discovery Miles 36 990
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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope

Series: AstroMaster

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List price R4,699 Loot Price R3,699 Discovery Miles 36 990 | Repayment Terms: R344 pm x 12* You Save R1,000 (21%)

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For those who are looking for large aperture and light gathering capability, the answer may lie with the choice of the Celestron AstroMaster 130 newtonian reflector telescope. Its 5.1" diameter is considered excellent for light collection. When you are looking for faint sky objects such as clusters and nebulae, large aperture becomes relevant. A 650mm f/5 aperture is considered really bright in optical terms, and offers a wide field of view. In order to take full advantage of the telescope's short focal length and wide field of view, the user may consider the purchase of a longer eyepiece than the standard 20mm for viewing galaxies. The AstroMaster 130 features coated glass optics, and is capable of producing clear and bright images of the moon and the planets. This unit comes with a German equatorial mount, a quick dovetail attachment, and a rugged, pre-assembled tripod for your convenience.

General

Brand: Celestron
Series: AstroMaster
Package Dimensions: 888 x 486 x 305mm (L x W x H)
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LSN: X5C-WNN-M40-5
Barcode: 0050234310451
Model Number: 130EQ
Type: Telescope

Warranty

Warranty: 1 Year

Optics

Aperture: 130mm
Focal Length: 650mm
Focal Ratio: f5
Maximum Useful Magnification: 307x
Optical Design: Reflector

Other Features

Resolving Power: Rayleigh: 1.07 arcsec • Dawes: 0.89 arcsec

Physical Specification

Eyepiece Barrel Diameter: Eyepiece 1: 20mm • Eyepiece 2: 10mm
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
Mount Type: CG-3 Equatorial
Tripod: 1.25" steel tube legs
Weight (kg): 12.7

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  • 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
  • "The Sky " Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

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A good beginners telescope

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 | Review by: annierower

If you are tight on money,but still want a scope that is worth your money, this one is a good option.The eyepieces is crap,so replace them with about 32mm or 40mm..and the tripod feels a bit unstable with times,especially because of the weight of the scope.But overall a good buy. But if you have another R1000 to add to a good scope,try a Computerized model Celestron 114LCM Computerised Reflector Telescope instead. If you want to use your SLR with your telescope,get a 2x Barlow lens T-adapter and a T-Ring also.

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