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Celestron Astro FI 102mm Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope with WiFi
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Celestron Astro FI 102mm Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope with WiFi

Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and see outstanding views of the Moon and planets, as well as bright deep space objects beyond our Solar System.
NZ $1,199.00
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INCLUDES THESE CELESTRON TECHNOLOGIES


 

Telescope Description:

Celestron is not only changing the way we experience astronomy, but we're also changing the way you interact with the night sky. The Astro Fi 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain is a fully featured telescope that can be controlled with your smart phone or tablet using the free Celestron SkyPortal app. Celestron’s SkyPortal app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Just hold your smart device up to the night sky. When you find an object you’d like to view, tap the screen. Your Astro Fi telescope automatically slews to the object, while the screen displays information about it. It’s never been more fun to explore the universe!

The Astro Fi 102 creates its own wireless connection, so it can communicate with your device even in remote locations where WiFi or cellular networks aren’t available. Getting ready to observe is quick and painless thanks to Celestron’s award-winning SkyAlign technology. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope calculates its position. You can even generate a Sky Tour of all the best celestial objects to view based on your exact time and location.

TRUSTED CELESTRON OPTICS

Innovative WiFi technology powers the Astro Fi, but it’s the optics inside the telescope tube that make it a Celestron. For over 50 years, we’ve led the industry in optical technology—and we put that experience into the Astro Fi 102. This 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with fully coated optics offers dazzling views of craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, the Orion Nebula, the Hercules Globular Cluster and so much more. 

The Astro Fi 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with fully coated glass optics provides outstanding views the Moon and planets, as well as bright deep space objects beyond our Solar System. Accessory tray holds 2 x 1.25” eyepieces, miscellaneous accessories, including a rubber-lined area for a smart phone or small tablet. Includes a StarPointer finderscope, 2 Kellner eyepieces, and mirror star diagonal.

Recommended Usage  Astronomy

*2 Year factory warranty covered by Celestron*

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Specifications:

 
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:  
Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Aperture 102mm (4.02")
Focal Length 1325mm (52.17")
Focal Ratio f/13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (.98")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 53x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (.39")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 132x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25" Star Diagonal
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 241x
Lowest Useful Magnification 15x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.5
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.37 arc seconds arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.14 arc seconds arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 212x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 35mm (1.38")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 12%
Optical Coatings Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length 381mm (15")
Optical Tube Diameter 117mm (4.6")
Optical Tube Weight 6 lbs (2.7 kg)
Dovetail CG-5 / Vixen Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO:  
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 863.6mm - 1371.6mm (34" - 54")
Tripod leg diameter 31.75mm (1.25") aluminum
Mount Head Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder
Tripod Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Slew Speeds Up to 3°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 / Vixen dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports 2x Aux port for optional accessories
Autoguide port No
USB Port No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)
Power Requirements 12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motor
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction No
Computerized Hand Control Hand control not included (optional)
NexStar+ Database Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 4,000 objects in the computer's database
Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provide over 100,00 objects in their database
Total Kit Weight 16 lbs (7.25 kg)
Included Items Telescope OTA | Mount | Tripod w/accessory tray | 2x eyepieces | 1.25" Star diagonal | 1.25" visual back | Red dot starpointer | Battery pouch

 

 

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