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Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope

SKU: CLS-22461

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Featuring new Celestron StarSense Explorer patent-pending technology, the Celestron StarSense Explorer series telescopes connects your telescope to your smartphone to unleash an exciting new way of exploring the Universe. 

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Regular Price: $1,040.00

Special Price $999.95

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No telescope or astronomy knowledge required. The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Newtonian Telescope features revolutionary StarSense Explorer technology which utilises your smartphone's GPS and camera technology to determine celestial positions relative to you. It's super simple - set up your telescope, load the StarSense Explorer app, select the object you want to find, follow the arrows using your telescope and center it in the viewfinder!

The new Celestron StarSense Explorer App is available for download from Google Play Store or Apple Store and compatible with most smartphone devices (Android 7.1.2 and higher, and iPhone 6 and newer). 

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope

With a simple user-friendly design, this innovative technology cuts all the frustrations of manually learning the skies, scouring through star maps, and spending $100s on computerised technology.  This is a true beginners telescope for hassle-free viewing. This special design operates similar to facial recognition technology, instead looking for similiarities and patterns in star clusters or 'star mapping'. In a nut shell, it's brilliant, easy to use and ahead of its time! 

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ

The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Newtonian Telescope is a 130mm newtonian reflector telescope with parabolic mirror for bright and clear views of most bright celestial objects. 

Technical Specifications

Aperture 130mm
Focal Length 650mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finderscope
Optical Tube Steel
Highest Useful Magnification 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19x 
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) .89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 345x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction  45mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 11%
Optical Tube Length 635mm (25")
Optical Tube Diameter 165mm (6.49")
Optical Tube Weight 3.99kg
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod Dimensions 1244.6mm max height)
Total Kit Weight 8.16kg

What's In The Box

  • 130mm Newtonian reflector optical tube
  • Unique StarSense smartphone holder
  • Two eyepieces: 25mm and 10mm
  • StarPointer red dot finder
  • Altazimuth mount with slow motion controls
  • Accessory tray

About Celestron
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.

Product Code: CLS-22461

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