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Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope

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The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope is so easy to use - it features revolutionary StarSense Explorer technology that utilises your smartphone's GPS and camera technology to determine celestial positions relative to you.

 

- StarSense Explorer Technology to Guide You Across the Universe

- Smartphone / Tablet Compatible

- Perfect for Beginners

- Easy to Use & Setup

- Generous 130mm Aperture for Bright Views of the Night Sky

- Celestron 2 Year Warranty

RRP $1,149.00 RRP OUR PRICE $799.00

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    Explore the wonders of the universe with ease.

    With cutting-edge StarSense Explorer technology.

    The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope features well-renowned StarSense Explorer technology to guide your journey across the night sky. That's right - you can connect the DX 130AZ to any compatible Apple iOS / Android Smartphone or Tablet, making it easier than ever to get into stargazing and astronomy.

    This variant of the StarSense Explorer series features a Newtonian Reflector Telescope design, which allows for a generous 130mm (5-inch) aperture for bright and clear views of most bright celestial objects. Take the 130AZ out to an area with low light and be wowed by the wonders of the universe.

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

     

    Lightweight & remarkably easy-to-use.

    Sitting on a high-quality, alt-azimuth mount with an aluminium tripod, this telescope is incredibly user-friendly and easy to setup. But despite its quality design, the Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Reflector Telescope is light-weight and portable, weighing in at only 8.61kg.

    Optics Central is an Authorised Retailer of Celestron. The StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ is backed by a Genuine Celestron 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.

     

    Features

    - Celestron StarSense Explorer Technology

    - Compatible with Apple iOS (iPhone / iPad) & Android Smartphone / Tablet

    - Generous 130mm (5-inch) Aperture for Bright Views of Bright Objects

    - Focal Ratio of f/5.0 for Impressive Deep Sky Viewing

    - Alt-Azimuth (AZ) DX Mount on an Aluminium Tripod for Superb Ease-of-Use

    - Lightweight at 8.61kg

    - Backed by Celestron 2 Year Warranty

     

    Specifications

    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 130mm (5.11-inches)
    Focal Length 650mm
    Focal Ratio f/5.0
    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) 0.89 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-inches)
    Optical Tube Diameter 165mm (6.49-inches)
    Optical Tube Weight 3.99kg
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
    Tripod Adjustment Range 1244.6 (49-inches) Max Height
    Total Kit Weight 8.16kg
    Warranty Celestron 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty

     

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    About Celestron

    Imagine a humble beginning – a 6-inch reflector telescope crafted by Tom Johnson for his young son. This was the spark that ignited a transformative journey. As time passed, his designs evolved into larger, more sophisticated scopes. Today, Celestron shines as an industry trailblazer, renowned for crafting precision optical equipment. From computerised marvels to traditional telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and more, Celestron's portfolio is a universe of possibilities. With a legacy spanning over 50 illustrious years, Celestron has earned admiration from both avid hobbyists and dedicated astronomers worldwide. But they don't rest on their laurels; innovation propels them forward. They constantly broaden their product horizons while illuminating minds through global science education initiatives. Celestron's story is one of innovation, evolution and a passion for the cosmos. Join them on this extraordinary journey of discovery and inspiration.

    Product Code: 22461

    More Information
    Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
    Aperture130mm
    Focal Length650mm
    Focal Ratio5.0
    Highest Magnification307x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude13.1
    Mount TypeAlt-Azimuth StarSense Explorer
    Eyepiece 1Super 25mm
    Eyepiece 2Super 10mm
    Finderscope MakeStarPointer Red Dot
    Tube Length635mm x 165mm
    Electronic Hand ControlNo
    Motor DriveNo
    Warranty Information2 Years
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    StarPointer Red Dot Finderscope 1
    Accessory Tray 1
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