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Celestron AstroMaster 13065 EQ-MD (Motor Drive)
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Celestron AstroMaster 13065 EQ-MD (Motor Drive)

The Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ equatorial reflector with motor drive puts a big scope in a beginning observer’s backyard at a small scope price. Not just a big scope, but a good performer you can enjoy for years to come . . .
NZ $799.00 NZ $669.00 Save NZ $130.00 incl GST
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Telescope Description

A finely tuned telescope is one that features well coated glass optics for clear crisp imaging as well as smooth tracking system for easy tracking - the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ MD Reflector Telescope w/ Motor Drive is all that, and more. This model comes with a motorised drive for automatic tracking.

The Astromaster series was designed by Celestron for beginners with a passion to take their interest to take a step further. It is no exception with the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ MD Reflector Telescope w/ Motor Drive.  In fact, featuring a large aperture, 130mm, this telescope can take you on exciting discoveries of the night sky.

This model is packaged with a motor drive to make tracking of sky objects easy. With a simple touch of a button, this drive can gradually change directions and point to a desired object. There are no complicated nuts, bolts and screws needed to attach the motor drive to this telescope. In fact, almost no tools are required so you can get started on your hobby almost instantaneously! 

Features of the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ MD Reflector Telescope w/ Motor Drive.

  • Motor Drive for the automatic tracking
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup
  • German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “The SkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Recommended Usage  Astronomy

*2 Year factory warranty covered by Celestron*

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Specifications 

 
Optical Design Newtonian Refractor
Aperture 130mm
Focal Length 650mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Optical Coating Aluminum
Eyepiece(s) / Magnification 20mm (1.25”) / 33x
10mm (1.25”) / 65x
Star Diagonal Erect image 90 degree (1.25”)
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer 
Apparent Field of View 1.5 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 79 ft (24 m)
Resolution Rayleigh: 1.07 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 345x the unaided eye
Highest Useful Magnification 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Mount type CG-3 Equatorial
Tripod 1.25” steel tube legs
   
 

 

 

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