Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope

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Designed to be an affordable entry- to mid-level computerized GoTo telescope, the Celestron® NexStar 127SLT is loaded with valuable design features. Using SkyAlign, simply input the date, time and location into the hand control, then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. You can see the lunar surface, Venus and its phases, polar caps on Mars, Jupiter and its 4 moons, Saturn with its rings and much more!

Key Specs:

  • Model Number: 127SLT
  • Objective Lens: 127 mm
  • Focal Ratio: 11.81
  • Eyepiece 1 Focal Length: 25 mm
  • Eyepiece 1 Magnification: 60x
  • Eyepiece 2 Focal Length: 9 mm
  • Eyepiece 2 Magnification: 167x
  • Erecting Lens: Yes
  • Coated Lens: Yes
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 300x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
  • Field of View: 44 ft @ 1000 yds
  • Angular Field of View: 0.83 Degrees
  • Tripod: Steel
  • Slew Speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • Object Database: 4000
  • Battery: 8 AA Batteries
  • Weight: 18 lbs




  • Telescope Type: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Finderscope: StarPointer
  • Focal Length: 1500 mm
  • Dawes Limit: 0.91 arcsec
  • Star Diagonal: Yes
  • A star diagonal is an angled mirror or prism that allows viewing from a direction perpendicular to the eyepiece axis. It enables more comfortable viewing when the telescope is pointed directly overhead. The resulting image is shown right side up, but reversed from left to right.
  • Mount Type: Motorized Altazimuth
  • Controls: Computerized Hand Control
  • Automatically locates and points the telescope to major celestial objects at the push of a button. Easily tracks any object in the sky.

Additional Info

    • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
    • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
    • Proven NexStar computer control technology
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
    • Flash-upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
    • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
    • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
    • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
    • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer

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