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  • Open the Wonders of the Universe to First-Time Observers!
  • Affordable and High-Quality
  • A 127 mm (5 Inches) Newtonian Reflector Telescope
  • Tool-Free Quick Set-up!  
  • Eyepieces and a 3X Barlow lens

 

DESCRIPTION

Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope

The PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope by Celestron is a 127 mm (5-inch) aperture Newtonian Reflector Telescope with an Equatorial Mount and Tripod.

Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power.

Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron's PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high-quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for children and adults alike.

PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up - even for the novice. Enjoy the tool-free assembly! Their EQ models have sturdy equatorial mounts which are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the AZ models have collapsible alt-azimuth mounts that are perfectly suited for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use.

All of Celestron's PowerSeekers include an optical set with a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye! PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Their Erect Image Optics are ideal for both terrestrial and astronomical use.

You can locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with The Sky - Level 1 software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model!

Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Newtonian Reflector Telescope Features

  • Quick and easy tool-free setup
  • Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
  • Ideal for astronomical use
  • Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
  • 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
  • Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories and added stability 
  • The Sky - Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

 

OPT Product Number: CE-21049

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture127 mm (5")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25"
Dawes Limit0.91 arcseconds
Finder Included5 x 24 Optical Finder
Focal Length1000 mm
Focal Ratiof/7.9
Free ShippingYes
Limiting magnitude14.3
ManufacturerCelestron
Mount DesignEquatorial
Optical CoatingsAluminum
Optical DesignNewtonian
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
OTA Length20"
OTA Mount TypeDual Rings
Telescope SeriesCelestron Powerseeker
Warranty2 Year Warranty

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Celestron's PowerSeeker 127 mm (5-inch) Newtonian Reflector OTA
  • German Equatorial Dual Ring Mount
  • Tripod: Adjustable with Aluminum Legs
  • Accessory Tray/ Spreader
  • Counterweights
  • 5 x 24 Optical Finder
  • 1.25-inch Eyepiece 1= 20 mm, 50x mag.
  • 1.25-inch Eyepiece 2= 4 mm, 250x mag.    
  • 1.25-inch Barlow Lens= 3x magnification of each eyepiece 
  • The Sky - Level 1 Software for your Laptop or PC
  • 2 Year Telescope Warranty

 

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06/18/2019
Skippy D.
United States

Bday present

My son is enjoying it immensely.

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04/16/2019
Anonymous
United States

still in the box

Since it arrived we have had extremely cold or rain and cloudy skies

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03/23/2019
Eric

Good scope for the $

First off it is a bird Jones scope. Which means there is a lens in the focuser tube. I took the primary mirror out and center marked mirror and installed it back. Then I removed the focuser tube just the tube not the assembly. Then I used the included tool to remove the lens from focuser tube. Making sure which way it came out. After that I installed the focuser tube without the lens back into the assembly. Now I used a laser collimator but 1 could use a collimating cap. I lined up the mirrors. Replaced the lens back into focuser tube. The scope works great! If all that sounds too involved then this 127mm eq might not be right for you. But for the price and capability of this scope you will not find a better bargain! I won't say much about the accessories they work and can be upgraded in time. Clear skies!

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01/14/2019
Luis

Poor mechanics

This scope is meant to be an entry level equipment. It looks well built with mostly metal construction, however the details will get you. The finder scope does not fit properly on the tube and will move with every minor touch. This means that as soon as it's aligned with the main scope it will go wander off leaving you without a finder. The second issue is collimation. This is actually a Bird-Jones design and not a classic newtonian. Collimation technique is slightly different. But the deal breaker is the mechanics once again. Instead of springs the mirror cell uses rubber grommets so the available travel is only a couple of millimeters at best which is insufficient.

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11/15/2018
Anonymous
United States

New telescope and shared experience.

Have enjoyed every moment from setting up the telescope to exploring and sharing the experience with my granddaughters. I’ll admit their parents as well as myself have enjoyed it just as much!

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11/07/2018
Anonymous
United States

A little to new to rate

I just had caterack surgery, and it has been very cloudy. At rhis time I don't want to say any thing about the telescope. The delivery and price were great. Thank You for such great service!