Celestron NexStar 130SLT 130mm f/5 Newtonian Telescope
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Celestron NexStar 130SLT 130mm f/5 Newtonian Telescope

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  • Mount Type: Altazimuth
  • Optical Design: Newtonian
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Excellent educational toy

bybusyintoronto Jan 17, 2009
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Pros Good quality for the price.  Easy to use once configured.
Cons Could be sturdier - slight winds will cause vibrations.  9mm lens not very good.
Recommended it? Yes

I bought this for my daughter's 8th birthday.  OK, maybe it was also partly for me. As this was an educational toy, I was pondering whether it was better to have a manual system which would demonstrate the curved relative motion of celestial objects across the sky, or have a computerized/motorized... Read full review »


Wonderful telescope!

bylamommyof3 Dec 27, 2008
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Pros Easy to use.  Great optics.  Huge database of go-to objects to choose from.
Cons Flimsy battery pack and does not store time/date info - must manually enter each use.
Recommended it? Yes

I received this telescope for my birthday in April 2008 and I love it!  The included 25mm and 9mm eyepieces are good quality and I have been able to see many deep sky objects with them.  I have purchased a barlow lens, a 6mm wide view lens, a 40mm, and a 20mm lens to round out my collection.  I use... Read full review »


On my second one and it still does not work properly.

bycarolinaphotog Nov 24, 2008
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Pros Easy to assemble.Looks pretty.
Cons First one did not work.Second one does not work.Poor customer service
Recommended it? No

I purchased the Celestron 130SLT on September 18, 2008. I received the scope along with the eyepiece kit and Neximage camera just over a week later via UPS.After unpacking and assembly, i found that the motor would not function.I repacked the unit and sent it back the next day.4 weeks later I got... Read full review »


First Telescope

byjenscla Nov 9, 2007
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to Assemble, Easy instructions, quick turn-around time from set up to viewing
Cons Instruction Manual light on describing the various mechanisms, and pieces and parts
Recommended it? Yes

For my son's 12th Birthday I wanted to get him a telescope. I took my time, researched telescopes, various companies, read reviews and eventually settled on the 130 SLT. Once it arrived, we took it out of the box, spent a few minutes with the directions, and within 30 minutes we were in business... Read full review »

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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope Product Description Product Packaging: Standard Packaging Key FeaturesHigh quality 130mm reflectorFully computerized altazimuth mountStarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objectsQuick- release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set upSturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray includedIncludes CD-ROM The Sky Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printabl

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