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Celestron NexStar 102 GT Computerized Telescope

Nexstar102gt

Keywords: Basic Beginner Refractor Computerized

Description

Due back in 13 days on November 05, 2018 (Monday).

An easy-to-use computerized telescope with SkyAlign Technology. Point the telescope at three bright objects in the sky, and SkyAlign will then align your NexStar 102GT.

  • High quality 102mm (4") refractor telescope with multi-coated glass optics. 212x more light gathering power than the human eye.
  • Computerized hand control with 40,000+ objects in its database and motorized altazimuth mount
  • Special set of 5 eyepieces allowing you to view objects up to 250 times closer than the naked eye
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no-tool set up
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Includes erect image diagonal for great terrestrial observing
  • Includes TheSkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software, which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps

Details

  • Best for viewing: The moon and planets like Jupiter and Saturn
  • User level: Beginner and intermediate
  • Optical design: Refractor
  • Optical diameter: 102 mm
  • Focal length: 1000 mm
  • Focal ratio: f/9.8
  • Optical tube length: 35 inches
  • Computerized Alt-Az mount
  • Eyepieces: 4 mm, 8 mm, 12.5 mm, 20 mm, 25 mm
  • Database has 40,000 objects

 

Note: This is a good telescope for beginners to learn how to operate a simple and computerized telescope.  It is not heavy and quite portable.  Setup is easy.  It is a good telescope for children, with adult supervision, to get started with Astronomy.  The mount is a shaky when slewing.

Note: There is no on/off switch for the battery pack, so please unplug the battery pack from the telescope when it is not being used.  Likewise, be sure to switch off the starpointer finderscope when it is not in use.

 

The product description and the photo are obtained from the vendor website.

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