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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD Telescope with Motor Drive

SKU : CE-31051

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  • A 130 mm (5.11 inches) Motorized Newtonian Reflector Telescope.
  • Will Track The Night Sky.
  • Erect Image Optics.
  • Quick - no-tool - setup.
  • The Sky - Astronomy Software with images and printable maps.


Product Details

  • The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD Telescope with Motor Drive is part of a high-quality and economical telescope series with superb optical systems. These telescopes produce breathtaking views of the Moon, planets, and hundreds of deep-sky objects!

    You can observe activity on the Sun by adding an optional solar filter. While observing, you'll notice that as the Earth rotates on its axis, stationary stars appear to move across the sky. This causes the object you're viewing to drift out of the field view. Telescopes on their mounts can be aimed at celestial objects, and guided with the slow-motion controls to track your targets!

    The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ MD comes complete with a pre-assembled mount and tripod. The Celestron CG-3 equatorial mount is stable, with setting circles and slow-motion controls on both axes for easy, smooth tracking and now a clock drive which continually tracks objects in right ascension. Strict adherence to Celestron's tough quality standards for; manufacturing, assembly, and testing ensures that each telescope not only performs well but remains durable after years and years of use.

    Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD Telescope Features

    • Fully multi-coated optics for bright, crisp, clean images.
    • Quick-release dovetail attachment for user-friendly set-up and storage. No tools needed!
    • Permanently mounted StarPointer finderscope projects a red laser dot onto a non-magnified viewing window for easy aiming.
    • German Equatorial Mount with setting circles, slow-motion cables, and a motor drive unit to accurately track sky objects.
    • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25-inch steel tube legs with a deluxe accessory tray for convenient access to observing tools.
    • The Sky Level 1 - planetarium software with a 10,000 object database and enhanced images.


    OPT Product Number: CE-31051

    Note: Requires 9V Battery for the motor drive


  • specifications

    Alignment ProcedureManual Alignment
    Aperture130 mm (5")
    Focal Length650 mm
    Focal Ratiof/5
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignEquatorial
    Optical DesignNewtonian
    OTA Length24"
    OTA Mount TypeCG3 Dovetail Bar
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • Celestron's AstroMaster 130 EQ-MD Telescope, 130 mm (5.11 inches) Aperture.
    • CG-3 Equatorial Mount with Motor Drive, slow-motion controls, and Dovetail bar.
    • Attached Focuser/ Manual.
    • Tripod with 1.25-inch Adjustable Steel Tube Legs.
    • Finderscope/ StarPointer, Red Dot - Attached.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #1/ 20 mm, 33x mag.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #2/ 10 mm, 65x mag.
    • Two Counterweights/ 4.8 lb each, locking.
    • The Sky - Level 1 CD ROM Software.
    • 2 Year Telescope Warranty.


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United States United States

You had it

Was a gift and I was told the person enjoyed it

Andrew D.
United States United States

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD Telescope with Motor Drive

I bought this as a gift for my grandkids. The package will be opened later this month over the holidays. For now I leave you my favorite expression . . ." it's too early to speculate". Delivery was prompt.

Flora W.
United States United States

We were disappointed

We were told we would have a clear view of stars but the best I’ve seen is a small light, a speck.

Efrain A.
Mexico Mexico

Great Product

I bought it as a gift, unfortunately, the delivery was delayed almost 2 months cause of the covid situation, the client support was really friendly and answer on time all my questions via email, I fully recommend this store.

Roy L.
United States United States


havent set up yet as was christmas present for someone will review at later date

United States

Good very good image

Hard to aligning red spot due need to install it Next to buy is VX 8 Celestron but you don’t have it