Please note: this is a bulky item and therefore cannot be shipped internationally.
Australian Geographic brings you an awesome computerised telescope, at a truly amazing price! Indulge in this mind-blowing astronomy experience by unlocking the secrets of the universe with the touch of a button. Australian Geographic also offers after sale assistance and technical support.
The Celestron NexStar 130SLT is a wonderful companion for astronomy beginners, intermediates and professionals. Buy a telescope in Australia today.
At a glance:
- Computer system finds 4,000+ objects, including over 600 galaxies, 300 solar clusters and dozens of beautiful binary stars in a matter of minutes
- Motorised alt-azimuth mount for steady tracking of objects in the sky (perfect for astrophotography)
- Optical coating on glass for clear, crisp images. Superior primary Newtonian mirror with a photographic resolution of 400 lines per mm
- Quick no tool setup
- Rugged tripod for stable viewing platform
- SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze
- Includes "The Sky©" software (educational info about the night sky)
The computerised hand control gives you the ability to easily slew to any of its 4,000+ objects making it easy to entertain and amaze with the touch of a button. With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 130SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.
This Celestron telescope allows you to view the details of the lunar surface, the rings of Saturn, the polar ice caps on Mars, the cloud belts on Jupiter or a number of the Messier objects such as the Great Nebula in Orion (M42). Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the 130 SLT's 5" primary mirror.
What will I be able to see with the NexStar 130SLT Celestron telescope?
- Lunar craters as little as 3.2km in diameter
- The phases of Venus and Mercury
- Polar ice caps on Mars
- Several of Jupiter's moons and details of cloud belts
- The rings of Saturn and subtle cloud belts
- Many faint comets and brighter asteroids
- Double stars and stars to 13.1 magnitude
- Star clusters, nebulae and galaxies with spiral structures
Some objects may require additional eyepieces to see clearly, sold separately. Visibility subject to local conditions and positions of objects.