Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope

If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you.

The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. With them, it is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments.

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope - Key Features:

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup with quick release dovetail attachment
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • 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
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
Specifications:
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Aperture (mm): 130 mm (5.12 in)
  • Focal Length: 650 mm (26 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 33 x
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 65 x
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 307 x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 19 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.1
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 345 x
  • Apparent Field of View: 1.5 °
  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 79 ft (24 m