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Celestron-nexstar-102-slt.1094086
7.2 out of 10

Celestron NexStar 102 SLT

Optical Design : Refractor Weight : 14 lbs (6.35 kg) Aperture : Read more

Great Deal: $369.28

Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Optical Design :
Refractor
Aperture :
102 mm (4.02 in)
Focal Length :
660 mm (25.98 in)
Focal Ratio :
6.47
Finderscope :
StarPointer
Mount :
Motorized Altazimuth
Eyepiece 1 :
25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 :
26 x
Eyepiece 2 :
9 mm (0.35 in)
Magnification 2 :
73 x
Star Diagonal :
1.25
Accessory Tray :
No Tool, Quick release
Tripod :
Steel
Highest Useful Magnification :
241 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude :
12.5
Resolution (Rayleigh) :
1.37 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) :
1.14 arcsec
Photographic Resolution :
308 line/mm
Light Gathering Power :
212 x
Angular Field of View :
1.7 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) :
91 ft (27.74 m)
Optical Coatings :
Multi-Coated
Computer Hand Control :
Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Slew Speeds :
Nine slew speeds: 4°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
Tracking Rates :
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes :
Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures :
SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Database :
4,000 Object Database
Weight :
14 lbs (6.35 kg)
CD ROM :
The SkyX First Light Edition astronomy software and NexStar Observers List (v2.6.4c)
GPS :
Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)
Release Date
First seen
1 April 2007