Features

Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray
Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope
Quick and easy no-tool setup

Description

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 130EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The AstroMaster mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views. The 20mm has a built-in erect image corrector.

Starry Night Software

Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond. 

Specification

Mounting
Mount TypeGerman Equatorial
Optical Tube
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture130mm
Focal Length650mm
Focal Ratio5
Focal Length of Eye PiecesEyepiece 1: 20mm Eyepiece 2: 10mm
Magnification of EyepiecesEyepiece 1: 33x Eyepiece 2: 65x
FinderscopeStarPointer
Useful Magnification17x to 307x
ResolutionRayleigh Resolution: 1.07Arc Seconds Dawes Resolution: 0.89Arc Seconds
Light Gathering Power345x
Optical CoatingAluminum
Physical
Form FactorFreestanding
Colour(s)Black
Pack QuantityTotal 1 Piece(s)