Celestron - StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian

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CEL-22481
$449.95
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The Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian provides both manual control and smartphone integration. Utilizing the flagship StarSense technology, the user receives guidance in moving the telescope and identifying celestial coordinates to locate desired objects. By placing the smartphone in the StarSense dock and launching the app, aligning the phone with the telescope's optics becomes seamless. The app presents a list of visible celestial objects based on the current time and location, allowing users to select and choose their preferred celestial gems. With the assistance of the StarSense app, the telescope can then be accurately moved to the correct position for observing the chosen celestial objects.

Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian

Starsense 130 Dob Telescope Features

  • Controlled via smartphone with StarSense technology
  • Align phone with telescope's optics in the StarSense dock
  • App generates list of available celestial objects
  • 130mm aperture ideal for beginners, offers sufficient light capture
  • Suitable for observing the moon and planets in detail
  • Performs well in light-polluted areas
  • Portable and lightweight at only 19.2 pounds
  • Smooth teflon bearings with integrated brake for accurate navigation

StarSense Technology for Celestial Guiding

The Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian is manually controlled and via the smartphone, the user is guided by the flagship StarSense technology to move and identify the celestial coordinates the telescope is pointed to to then find the intended object. With the smartphone in the StarSense dock, all the user must do is start the app and align the phone with the telescope's optics. A list of available celestial objects to view at the given time and location will be available for the user to select and choose with the StarSense app assisting in moving the telescope to the correct spot.

130mm Aperture - Sufficient Light Capture for a Beginnger Telescope

With a 130mm aperture and a user friendly app, its tailored for beginners who want a simple setup, but a nice enough aperture for sufficienct light capture to observe the moon and planets in detail. Even when observing from areas with light pollution, the telescope still excels at showing planetary details.

Easily Transportable and Lightweight

The Celestron Starsense 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian weighs only 19.2 pounds and with relatively smaller dimensions, is very portable and lightweight to be taken on the go!

Smooth Altitude and Azimuth Motion Controls

The 130 StarSense has smooth teflon bearings with integrated brake for the user to smoothly and accurately navigate the sky and manually slew to their intended celestial destination.

More Information
UPC 050234224819
Brand Celestron
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Aperture 130mm
Case Included No
Focal Length 650mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 26x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 65x
Highest Useful Magnification 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Resolution - Rayleigh 1.06 arcseconds
Resolution - Dawes 0.89 arcseconds
Optical Tube Weight 8.2 lbs
Accessory Tray Included? No
Adjustable Legs? No
GPS No
Includes Autoguide Port No
Periodic Error Correction No
Total System Weight 19.2 lbs
In The Box
  • Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian
  • 25mm eyepiece
  • 10mm eyepiece
  • StarSense smartphone dock
  • StarPointer red dot finderscope
  • Eyepiece rack
  • Collimation cap
  • Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Tabletop Dobsonian
  • 25mm eyepiece
  • 10mm eyepiece
  • StarSense smartphone dock
  • StarPointer red dot finderscope
  • Eyepiece rack
  • Collimation cap
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