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Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130EQ

Item #3152112

$279.95 $219.93

  • 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

Powerful Optics at an Affordable Price

This telescope is ideal for both novice and advanced astronomers. Although loaded with advanced features, set up is fast and easy with this Newtonian scope. A quick release dovetail attachment means there's no tools needed. The pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs saves time and provides a rigid, stable platform. Its all-coated glass optics offer clear images of land and sky.





Additional features include a permanently mounted StarPointer finderscope, pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing, and an equatorial mount (CG-3) with RA and DEC slow-motion controls and setting circles. A deluxe accessory tray is also provided for convenient storage of accessories, and "The Sky®" Level 1 planetarium software accompanies the telescope so you can explore its 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
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Weight (lbs) 28 lbs (13 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 (Compared to human eye) 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


More Information
Age Range Teens
Subject Astronomy
Age Range Adults
Price Range Over $100

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