The Celestron® AstroMaster 130 EQ Telescope is a great way to open up the wonders of the universe to the aspiring astronomer. The AstroMaster series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power. This model features a German Equatorial Mount - perfect for viewing stars, nebulae, star clusters, and planets.
Model Number: 31045
Objective Lens: 130 mm
Weight: 24 lbs
Telescope Type: Reflector
A mirror-based telescope that operates by reflecting light into focus. This design is mainly for astronomical viewing because it inverts the image and provides a large light grasp for high contrast and resolution.
Focal Length: 650 mm
Mount Type: German Equatorial Mount
Uses a counterweight opposite the telescope to counterbalance the weight of the telescope. The telescope may be polar aligned to track the sky and compensate for the Earth's rotation.