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Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope 31051



  • Model: 31051
  • Manufactured by: Celestron


Celestron AstroMaster® 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope
If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky.

The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors.

Motor DriveThis model includes the motor drive for automatic tracking.

General Features

  • 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 Sky®" Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

Optical Design :Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm):130 mm (5.12 in)
Focal Length (mm):650 mm (26 in)
Focal Ratio:5
Eyepiece 1 (mm):20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification 1:33 x
Eyepiece 2 (mm):10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification 2:65 x
Finderscope:Built-on StarPointer
Mount:CG-3 Equatorial
CD ROM:The Sky L1
Tripod:1.25" steel tube legs
Weight (lbs):24 lbs (11 kg)
Highest Useful Magnification:307 x
Lowest Useful Magnification:19 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude:13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh):1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes):0.89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power:345 x
Angular Field of View (deg):1.5 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds):79 ft (24 m)
Optical Coatings:Aluminum
Optical Tube Length:24 in (610 mm)
Tube Attachment:Dovetail Bar
Motor Drive:Included

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