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  1. Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
    Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
    Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
    Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
    Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
    Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope
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  2. Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (293 reviews)
    Price R12863.00


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Product Description

  • Computerized hand control with 4,000-object database
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any 3 bright celestial objects
  • Motorized Altazimuth mount
  • Focal ratio: f6
  • Focal length: 660mm
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Additional Information

Compatible with 2 eyepieces High quality 102 mm short tube style refractor Fully computerized Altazimuth mount StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included Good for terrestrial and celestial observing Includes CD-ROM The Sky Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps NexStar 102SLT - Computerized Mount Features Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects 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 useAuxiliary 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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2 years warranty
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

My wife bought this scope for me for Christmas. I had no experience with astronomy prior to that. It's a little finicky to set up but once you do it correctly, it'll work well. The image may not be exactly in the center but it should be close.

The eyepieces that come with it are just okay. They're a step below kelner eyepieces (which is below Plossls). For eyepieces, use a low power eyepiece (25mm) to scan for objects. With eyepieces, the lower the number the higher the magnification. If you buy eyepieces, stick to good quality eyepieces in the 5mm to 35mm range. More magnification (<5mm) doesn't really help as the scope is limited by the atmosphere. Lower magnification eyepiece (>35mm) will result in an exit pupil that is too large (makes it difficult to see without a moving black blob appearing in the eyepiece). Celestron X-Cel eyepieces would work well for this scope and aren't too expensive. I like the Baader Hyperion as well. It gives a wide angle... Read more
OK, here is the Bible according to Celestron SLT scopes.

When the scope is working, it's fantastic (see below if you have a non-working scope with a boot loader failure). The Newtonian design is comfortable to look through - the eyepiece is at the front of the scope, and it is positioned around eye-level when standing. Newtonian optics are also simple, which keeps the cost down (and minimizes light lost to lens absorption).

The optic properties of this scope are outstanding. The 650mm focal length and 150mm (about 5-1/8") aperture are great specs, especially when paired with the highly-recommended Celestron accessory kit (Celestron Model 94303, available on Amazon). The scope comes with a 9mm and 25mm eyepiece, for magnifications of 72 and 26 power (magnification is focal length divided by eyepiece length, so magnification increases as focal length increases, and decreases as eyepiece length increases). The big 130mm aperture of this scope gives the scope a... Read more
This is my first telescope as an adult, after having a cheaper Newtonian reflector as a kid. I never was able to really get that telescope working like I wanted, and eventually it ended up in a storage box and sold. I've been wanting to get another telescope for quite some time, and the choices were daunting. Do I buy a cost effective for aperture Dobsonian? Do I go whole hog and buy an 8" CST? What about a refactor so I don't have to worry so much about collimation?

Eventually I settled on the 127SLT Maksutov-Cassegrain. It was small enough that I could transport it to and from the local astronomy club, which is a big plug for a beginner. An 8" Dob is great if your backyard is dark, not so much if you need to travel for some darker skies.The GoTo functionality is also a plus in my book, as my wife has never used a telescope, and showing her how to check out Jupiter in just a couple minutes was pretty incredible.

I knew that buying this there would be... Read more
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