NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope

Product Details

  • High quality 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
  • 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
  • Perfect for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • BONUS Starry Night Special Edition Astronomy Software download with a 36,000-object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies.

Additional Information:

Optical Design:Maksutov-Cassegrain
Aperture:127mm (5″)
Focal Length:1500mm (59″)
Focal Ratio:f/12
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1:25mm (0.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1:60x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2:9mm (0.35″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2:167x
Finderscope:StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal:1.25
Optical Tube:Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification:300x
Lowest Useful Magnification:18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:13
Resolution (Rayleigh):1.1 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes):0.91 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye):329x
Optical Coatings:Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length:TBD
Optical Tube Diameter:TBD
Optical Tube Weight:TBD
Dovetail:CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Type:Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity:8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod):762mm – 1270mm (30″ – 50″)
Tripod Leg Diameter:31.75mm (1.25″) Stainless steel
Mount Head Weight:5 lbs (2.3kg)
Accessory Tray:Yes
Tripod Weight:5 lbs (2.3kg)
Slew Speeds:9 slew speeds – max speed 3°/second
Tracking Rates:Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes:Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Dovetail Compatibility:CG-5 saddle plate
Number of Auxiliary Ports:1x AUX Port and 1x hand control Port (hand control can use either Port)
Autoguide Port:No
USB Port:Yes, Input on hand control
Power Requirements:12 VDC – 8xAA Batteries (not included)
Motor Drive:DC Servo Motor
Alignment Procedures:SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction:No
Computerized Hand Control:1 Hand Control Port and 1 AUX Port
NexStar+ Database:Over 40,000 including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
Software:Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software and SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight:TBD
Included Items:Optical Tube
Single Fork Arm Mount and Tripod
Accessory Tray
NexStar+ Hand Control
20mm and 9mm eyepiece
StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

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