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Celestron 22096 Nexstar 102 Slt Telescope

Item Number: 3039111

Price: $499.95




  • High quality 102 mm short tube style refractor
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process


East to Use Computerized Telescope

You'll find that astronomical viewing is a delight with this large, powerful 4" (102mm) reflector telescope. The 102 SLT offers a 63% increase in image brightness over 80mm models.

This short-tube telescope with a 660m focal length and fast f/5 optical system produces images that are bright and crisp, and it comes with a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 4,000 celestial objects!

With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 102 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes. Our new SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze. Because of its wide 1.7 ° field of view, the NexStar 102 SLT is optimal for scanning large areas of the sky and for superb terrestrial (land) viewing.

 


 

 

General Features

  • Compatible with 2" eyepieces
  • High quality 102 mm short tube style refractor
  • 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
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial 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 GPS accessory
  • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer

Specs:

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 102 mm (4.02 in)
Focal Length (mm) 660 mm (26 in)
Focal Ratio 6.47
Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 26 x
Eyepiece 2 (mm) 9 mm (0.35 in)
Magnification 2 73 x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25
Mount Motorized Altazimuth
Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
Tripod Steel
Weight (lbs) 14 lbs (6.35 kg)
Highest Useful Magnification 241 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 15 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.5
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.37 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.14 arc seconds
Photographic Resolution 308 line/mm
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 212 x
Angular Field of View (deg) 1.7 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 91 ft (28 m)
Optical Coatings Multi-Coated
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
Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Database 4,000 Object Database
GPS Optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)

 

We highly recommend the Celestron 94005 StarSense Autoalign accessory with this telescope (see below).  The StarSense decreases setup time to less than 3 minutes!



SKU 3039111

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