Celestron Astromaster 130mm EQ-MD 5" Newtonian Reflector Telescope 650mm f/5 Focal Length with German Equatorial Mount & R.A. Motor Drive

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Celestron Astromaster 130mm EQ-MD 5" Newtonian Reflector Telescope 650mm f/5 Focal Length with German Equatorial Mount & R.A. Motor Drive -

Designed for the first time buyer... Offering exceptional value, the AstroMaster series features a compact and portable design with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.
Alt-Az models have a convenient pan handle with built-in clutch for easy targeting and smooth motion. This style of mount is great for viewing nature and celestial objects.
The German Equatorial mount is a good choice for viewing stars, nebulae, star clusters, and planets. A built-in setting circle aids in locating these objects.
Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with "The Sky" Level 1 software included FREE with every AstroMaster model.
Which AstroMaster model best fits your needs? 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.
If your interest is strictly watching whales, spotting birds, viewing nature, orchecking out your favorite star or planet the altazimuth-mounted models are ideal. Alt-Az models have a convenient pan handle with built-in clutch for easy targeting and smooth motion.
Models featuring the German Equatorial mount are a good choice for viewing stars, nebulae, star clusters, and planets. Built-in setting circle aids in locating these objects.
When used for astronomical viewing, AstroMasters yield breathtaking views of the Moon, Saturn with its ring structure, Jupiter and its belts and moons, nebulae and star clusters.
Every instrument features all glass optical elements as well as smooth operating steel tripod mountings featuring manual motion controls. All models feature coated optics for enhanced image brightness and clarity.

Features:

  • Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch, for smooth and accurate pointing (21061, 21063 & 31043)
  • Erect image optics , Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • German Equatorial Mount with Setting circles to accurately locate and track sky objects (21062, 31035, 21064, 31042 & 31045)
  • This Model includes the RA Motor Drive #93514
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Quick release dovetail attachment, no tool setup
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • The Sky,Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
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Aperture:130mm (5")
Coating:Aluminum
Eyepieces:20mm (33x) 10mm (65x)
Focal Length:650mm f/5
Item:30145
Mount Type:CG-3 Equatorial
Type:Newtonian Reflector
Weight:24 lbs

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