Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power.
Celestron Powerseeker 127EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope
Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for children and adults alike.
PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up – even for the novice. No tools are required for assembly! Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial (land) viewing as well as astronomical use.
All of Celestron’s PowerSeekers include a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye! PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Their Erect Image Optics are ideal for terretrial (land) and astronomical (sky) use. What's more, you can locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “The Sky®” Level 1 software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model!
Celestron Powerseeker 127EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope Features
- Quick and easy no-tool setup
- Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
- Ideal for astronomical use
- Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
- 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
- Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
- "The Sky®" Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images
- Additional Information
SKU CE-21049 UPC Code 050234210492 Manufacturer Celestron Telescope Series Celestron Powerseeker Optical Design Newtonian Reflector Mount Type Alt-Azimuth - Manual Warranty 2 Year Warranty Telescope Aperture 5" Telescope Focal Ratio f/7.87 Telescope Focal Length 1000mm Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.0 Highest Useful Magnification 300x Optical Coatings Aluminum Tube Color or Finish Gloss Black Optical Tube Outer Diameter Not provided by manufacturer Length of Optical Tube 20" 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 5 x 24 Optical Finder Eyepiece(s) Included 20mm, 4mm Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power CD ROMs Included TheSky X First Light Counterweights Included Yes Alignment Procedure Manual Alignment Tracking Modes N/A Objects in Database N/A OTA Mount Type Dual Rings Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Aluminum Legs Total Telescope Weight 17 lbs
- Included Items
- Celestron Powerseeker 127EQ Newtonian 5" Reflector Telescope
- German Equatorial Mount
- Slow Motion Controls
- "The Sky®" Level 1 Planetarium Software
- Accessory Tray
- Barlow Lens
- 20 mm Eyepiece
- 4 mm Eyepiece
- 5x24 Finderscope
- Aluminum Tripod
- Eyepiece Holder
- Questions & Answers
Product QuestionsWhat is this telescope's eyepiece fitting diameter?it does not specify in the additional info section
will it be compatible with this camera mount ?https://www.optcorp.com/celestron-neximage-burst-color.html
thanks for answering my questionsQuestion by: Awang - Nizzam on Mar 12, 2016 9:44:00 PMQuestion by: Kurt on Aug 1, 2014 5:34:53 PMHello Kurt,
There are two types of covers that are available for this telescope depending on the type of protection that you want.
If you want to just cover it & the weather is dry, the TeleGizmos Solar Cover for 3" (80mm-120mm) Refractors will suffice.
Even though this says it is for refractors, this will work on this telescope as well.
If you want something that is waterproof, the TeleGizmos 365 Series Cover for 3" - 4" Refractor Telescopes would work.
http://www.optcorp.com/telegizmos-365-series-cover-for-3inch-4inch-refractor-telescopes.htmlAnswer by: Roderick (Admin) on Aug 4, 2014 1:25:31 PMThe specifications list the focal ratio as f/7.87 and a 5" mirror. That's a focal length of approx. 40 inches, yet the tube size is only 20" long. What is it? ~ f/4 or ~f/8???Question by: Shawn on May 16, 2014 3:48:55 AMQuestion by: APD on Oct 1, 2015 3:28:00 PMThe included finderscope with this scope is a 5x24mm, meaning it is adequate for a beginner telescope but could be improved upon. A Rigel Quikfinder or Celestron red dot finder might be a better option. Please contact us if you have questions.Answer by: Chris Hendren (Admin) on Oct 1, 2015 4:45:00 PM
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