The Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ is a high quality, economical telescope with a superb optical system. These telescopes yield breathtaking views of the moon, Saturn with its ring structure, Jupiter and its belts, and hundreds of deep-sky objects including: galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. Add an optional solar filter and you can observe activity on the Sun. While observing, you'll notice that as the Earth rotates on its axis, stationary stars appear to move across the sky causing the object you're viewing will drift out of the field view. A telescope on an equatorial mount can be aimed at a celestial object and guided with the slow motion controls to track your target!
Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope
The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ comes complete with a pre-assembled mount and tripod. The Celestron CG-3 equatorial mount is quite stable, with setting circles and slow motion controls on both axis for easy, smooth tracking. Strict adherence to Celestron's tough quality standards for manufacturing, assembly and testing ensures that each telescope not only performs well, but remains durable after years and years of use.
Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope Features...
- Fully multi-coated optics for bright, crisp, clean images.
- Quick release dovetail attachment for user-friendly set-up and storage. No tools needed!
- Permanently mounted StarPointer finderscope projects a red laser dot onto a non-magnified viewing window for easy aiming.
- German Equatorial Mount with setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects.
- Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs with deluxe accessory tray for convenient access to observing tools.
- The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with a 10,000 object database and enhanced images.
- Additional Information
SKU CE-31045 Manufacturer Celestron Telescope Series Celestron AstroMaster Optical Design Newtonian Reflector Mount Type Equatorial - Manual Warranty 2 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 5.12" Telescope Focal Ratio f/5 Telescope Focal Length 650mm Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.0 Highest Useful Magnification 307x Optical Coatings Aluminum Tube Color or Finish Gloss Black Optical Tube Outer Diameter Not provided by manufacturer Length of Optical Tube 24" Optical Tube Weight Not provided by manufacturer Mount Weight Not provided by manufacturer Dew Shield Included? No, Not Necessary Diagonal Included? No - Not Required Finder Included Red Dot Finder Eyepiece(s) Included 20mm erecting, 10mm Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power CD ROMs Included The Sky Level 1 Counterweights Included (2) 4.8 lbs. Alignment Procedure Manual Alignment Tracking Modes N/A Objects in Database N/A OTA Mount Type CG-3 Dovetail Bar Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Steel Legs Total Telescope Weight 28 lbs.
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- great scope
great scope, easy set up. lens kit a must.
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- Included Items
- Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Optical Tube
- Permanently Mounted StarPointer Finderscope
- Celestron 20 mm Erecting Eyepiece
- Celestron 10 mm Eyepiece
- CG-3 Equatorial Mount
- Setting Circles
- Slow Motion Controls
- Quick Release Dovetail
- Deluxe Accessory Tray
- The Sky - Level 1 Software
- Questions & Answers
Product QuestionsQuestion by: charlesrph on Feb 9, 2015 6:30:26 AMHello Charles,
Thank you for your question. It is indeed possible to attach this camera to the Nikon D80. Here are the two parts that you will need:
TPO Camera Adapter - 1.25" & The Nikon T-Ring from Celestron.
I have placed the links for the two items below.
http://www.optcorp.com/celestron-camera-t-ring-nikon.htmlAnswer by: Roderick (Admin) on Feb 12, 2015 10:31:17 AM
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