Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Smartphone App-Enabled Newtonian Reflector Telescope

Model #22461

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General Specification

Weight Kit: 18 lbs (8.16kg) Optical Tube: 8.8 lbs (3.99kg)Tripod: 9.2 lbs (1.72kg)
Dimensions (L x Diameter) Optical Tube: 25 x 6.5" (63.5 x 16.5cm)
Alignment Procedures Use StarSense Explorer app
Power Requirements None (Recommend PowerTank Glow to keep phone charged while using app)
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 Dovetail bar
GPS Uses phone's GPS
Slew Speeds Manual
Accessory Tray Yes
Height adjustment range 49" (124.46cm) max height
Mount Type Manual Alt-Azimuth
Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail Bar
Optical Coatings Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO2
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 11%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 1.73" (45mm)
Light Gathering Power 345 x
Resolution Rayleigh: 1.07 arc secondsDawes: 0.89 arc seconds
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Lowest Useful Magnification 19 x
Highest Useful Magnification 307 x
Optical Tube Steel
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finderscope
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 65x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 0.39" (10mm)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 26 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 0.98" (25mm)
Focal Ratio F/5
Focal Length 25.59" (650mm)
Aperture (mm) 5.11" (130mm)
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Product Highlights
  • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky
  • StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to calculate star positions in real time
  • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible
  • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls
  • 130mm (5") Newtonian reflector with highly reflective coatings
  • Type: Reflecting Telescopes Telescope
  • Series: Celestron Starsense Explorer
In The Box
  • 130mm Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube
  • 25mm Kellner Eyepiece
  • 10mm Kellner Eyepiece
  • StarSense Smartphone Dock
  • Red Dot Finderscope
  • Altazimuth Mount with Slow Motion Control Rod
  • Full Height Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • Celestron 2 Year Limited Warranty
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