Celestron Nexstar 5 SLT
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Celestron Nexstar 5 SLT

£549.00✓ 2 year warranty

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About this product

Model:  cel_slt_5
Part Number:  22084

The Celestron Nexstar 5 SLT is a computerized GoTo telescope with high quality, high contrast Schmidt-Cassegrain optics. 

Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favourite for years thanks to its unique combination of high quality optics, user-friendly computerized interface and a sturdy single fork arm mount.

This telescope comes with a preassembled, adjustable stainless steel tripod, quick release fork arm, NexStar+ computerized hand control, 5” Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube, and lots of bonus accessories.

The entire telescope kit weighs in at just 7.3kg. The simple, no-tool assembly and fast SkyAlign alignment procedure will have you ready to observe in minutes. This makes NexStar 5 SLT  your perfect companion for impromptu observing sessions and all-night stargazing marathons alike.

Your NexStar 5 SLT will reveal details of the lunar surface, Venus and its phases,  Jupiter and its four moons, and Saturn with its rings plainly visible. It can also be used as a land-based spotting telescope for daytime and wildlife observations.

Intelligent Design

Can be powered by 8 AA (user supplied) batteries or a suitable AC adapter or portable power-tank. This telescope loves to travel! The ergonomically designed hand control can be removed from its holder for remote use or left in situ for hands-free operation. With a touch of a button you can select the object catalog, change the slew speed, view fascinating information about an object, or simply know if a desired object is visible in the sky. 

Quick and Easy to Setup

Supplied with pre-assembled, adjustable stainless steel tripod and quick-release fork arm and optical-tube-assembly for quick and easy setup. No tools required!

Celestron’s Revolutionary SkyAlign

Using Celestron’s patented SkyAlign (patent pending), simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. You do not need to know the names of the stars, you can even select the Moon or bright planets!

KEY ADVANTAGES OVER COMPETING TELESCOPES

  • SkyAlign - the simplest, fastest & most beginner friendly alignment method available on any computerised telescope.
  • Four additional alignments including 1 star align and solar system align
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories
  • PC control software INCLUDED
  • Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App.
  • GPS module compatible
  • User friendly StarPointer red-dot finderscope
  • Compatible with Celestron’s NexRemote for advanced PC control
  • Internal battery compartment - no external corded battery pack

GENERAL FEATURES

  • High quality 127mm Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • Includes Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App

COMPUTERISED MOUNT FEATURES

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • NexStar+ Database contains over 120000 objects including 220 of the best deep sky and solar system objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)

Telescope Field of View Simulator

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What's in the box

  • Telescope OTA
  • SLT Mount, Tripod & Handset
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • 20mm & 9mm Eyepieces
  • 1.25" Star Diagonal

Specifications

OPTICAL DESIGN Schmidt-Cassegrain
WEIGHT7.3 kg
APERTURE 127 mm (5 in)
FOCAL LENGTH 1250 mm
FOCAL RATIO 10
FINDERSCOPE StarPointer
MOUNT Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
EYEPIECE 1 20 mm
MAGNIFICATION 1 63 x
EYEPIECE 2 9 mm
MAGNIFICATION 2 139 x
STAR DIAGONAL 1.25"
ACCESSORY TRAY No Tool, Quick release
TRIPOD Steel
CD ROMCelestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION 295x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE 13
RESOLUTION (RAYLEIGH) 1.11 arcsec
RESOLUTION (DAWES)  0.93 arcsec
LIGHT GATHERING POWER 329 x
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION 51mm
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION by DIAMETER16.6%
SECONDARY MIRROR OBSTRUCTION by AREA40%
OPTICAL COATINGS Fully-Coated StarBright XLT
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

Downloads / Manuals

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Manuals

Software

Celestron Firmware Manager (CFM)

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