Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope

Brand: Celestron

SKU : CE-22096

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  • 4.02-inch (102 mm) NexStar Star Locating Telescope.
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.47.
  • Quick Set-Up and Portable.
  • Hand Controller Included.
  • A Great Camping Scope!


Product Details

  • The Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope is ideal for beginner astronomers! It has a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 40,000 celestial objects! Its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, allows for a hassle-free set-up and stargazing session!

    The SkyAlign alignment technology coupled with the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning easy. With the NexStar 102SLT, you can see breathtaking views of the lunar landscape and many of the solar-system's planets at medium and high magnification. 


    • StarPointer Finderscope- helps to align with and accurately locating celestial objects.
    • Quick, no-tool set-up- quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube, sturdy stainless-steel tripod, and accessory tray.
    • NexStar Computer Control Technology- includes a 40,000-object database with 400 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects.
    • SkyAlign Technology- allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process.

    Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope Info:

    • Optical Design: Refractor.
    • Aperture: 102 mm (4.02-inch).
    • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25 mm (0.98-inch).
    • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 26x.
    • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 9 mm (0.35-inch).
    • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 73x.
    • Finderscope: StarPointer.
    • Star Diagonal: 1.25-inch.
    • Mount Type: Motorized Altazimuth.
    • Accessory Tray: No Tool, Quick release.
    • Tripod: Steel.
    • Highest Useful Magnification: 241x.
    • Lowest Useful Magnification: 15x.
    • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.5.
    • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.37 arc seconds.
    • Resolution (Dawes): 1.14 arc seconds.
    • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 212x.
    • Apparent Field of View: 1.7°.
    • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 91 ft (28 m).
    • Optical Coatings: Multi-Coated.
    • Slew Speeds: Nine slew speeds.
    • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar.
    • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South.
    • Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align.
    • Computer Hand Control: Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable.
    • Database: 4,000 Object Database.
    • GPS: Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969).
    • Software: Starry Night Special Edition.

    Celestron Product Number: 22096

  • specifications

    Aperture102 mm (4")
    Drive TypeDC servo motors
    Encoder Resolution.26 arc sec
    Focal Length660 mm
    Focal Ratiof/6.47
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
    Instrument Capacity8 lbs
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    PortsHand Controller
    PortsUSB 2.0
    Power Consumption12V DC 750 mA
    Slew speed4 Degrees Per Second
    Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
    Tracking RatesLunar
    Tracking RatesSidereal
    Tracking RatesSolar
    Weight14 pounds
  • included items

    • NexStar 102 mm SLT Optical Tube.
    • NexStar SLT Computerized Alt-azimuth Mount.
    • NexStar Tripod/ with sturdy stainless steel legs.
    • Accessory Tray/ Spreader.
    • NexStar+ Hand Control.
    • StarPointer Finderscope/ red dot.
    • 1.25-inch Star Diagonal.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece 1: 25 mm/ 26x mag.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece 2: 9 mm/ 73x mag.
    • TheSky and First Light/ Planetarium Software on CD ROM.
    • 2 Year Telescope Warranty.

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