Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Telescope
Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope
The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ comes complete with a pre-assembled mount and tripod. The Celestron CG-3 equatorial mount is quite stable, with setting circles and slow motion controls on both axis for easy, smooth tracking. 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 130 EQ Newtonian Reflector 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 - to accurately locate and track sky objects.
- Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs with deluxe accessory tray for convenient access to observing tools.
- The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with a 10,000 object database and enhanced images.
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Description mentions Jupiter bands are visible,...can the 130 pick up Jupiter's moons? Thank you
The four largest moons of Jupiter are visible in a 130mm scope, as well as their shadow transits when they pass in front of the planet from earth's perspective.
What motor do i require in order to motorise this mount?
The motor that is required to motorize this mount is the Celestron motor drive for Celestron Astromaster equatorial mounts. The model number is CE-93514 on our website.
Can I mount my Nikon D80 camera to this telescope and what do I need to do this?
Hello Charles, Thank you for your question. It is indeed possible to attach this camera to the Nikon D80. Here are the two parts that you will need: TPO Camera Adapter - 1.25" & The Nikon T-Ring from Celestron. I have placed the links for the two items
Can I mount an iPhone to this and take pictures with it?
Yes. There are a few different universal mounting options to mount a cell phone onto this telescope.