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Celestron - AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm MD Newtonian Reflector Telescope

Model#:31051

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CELESTRON • AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm MD Newtonian Reflector  •  31051

The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ is a 130mm Newtonian Reflector Telescope with an f/5 focal length and light gathering power of 345x, making it probably the best model in the AstroMaster series for both planetary and deep sky observing. Setup is very simple by mounting the optical tube through the dovetail connection on the equatorial head and adjusting the aluminum tripods. The equatorial mount includes a setting circles to help in adjusting right ascension and declination. With a permanent StarPointer finderscope, the observer can easily track where the telescope is pointed at. The SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software helps the beginner astronomer get their first advanced understand of the night sky with the 10,000 celestial object database to learn from!

Overview:

  • 5.1 inch Newtonian Reflector
  • Motor Drive (MD)
  • Equatorial mount with setting circles
  • Erect Image Optics
  • Two eyepieces (10mm, 20mm)
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • f/5  Focal Ratio
  • SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Product Series

If you’re looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky. The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors.

Additional Information

Name Celestron - AstroMaster 130EQ 130mm MD Newtonian Reflector Telescope
Manufacturer Celestron
Model 31051
Accessory Tray Yes
Angular Field of View 1.5 °
Aperture 130 mm (5.12 in)
CD ROM The Sky L1
Eyepiece 1 20 mm (0.79 in)
Eyepiece 2 10 mm (0.39 in)
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Focal Length 650 mm (25.59 in)
Focal Ratio ƒ/5
Focuser Rack and Pinion
Magnification 1 33 x
Magnification 2 65 x
Mount CG-3 Equatorial
Optical Tube Length 24 in (609.6 mm)
Resolution (Dawes) 0.89 arcsec
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arcsec
Star Diagonal
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Tube Attachment Dovetail Bar