Celestron StarSense Explorer™ DX 130AZ Smart Phone APP-Enabled Reflector Telescope

The StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ is a 5.1″ reflector telescope that integrates with your smart phone and the Celestron “StarSense App”, allowing you to manually move your telescope following the directions on your phone.

The DX mount includes convenient dual slow motion controllers.

$1,015.00 $899.00

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Optical Tube Info:
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 130mm (5.11″)
Focal Length: 650mm (25.59″)
Focal Ratio: f/5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25mm (0.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 26x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (0.39″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 65x
Barlow Lens: None
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Optical Tube: Steel
Highest Useful Magnification: 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): .89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 345x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 45mm (1.73″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 11%
Optical Coatings: Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO₂
Optical Tube Length: 635mm (25″)
Optical Tube Diameter: 165mm (6.49″)
Optical Tube Weight: 8.8 lbs (3.99 kg)
Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail Bar
Mount Info:
Mount Type: Manual Alt-Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): Aluminum, 1244.6mm (49″) max height
Tripod Leg Diameter: N/A
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 9.2 lbs (4.17 kg)
Slew Speeds: Manual
GPS: Uses phone’s GPS
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 Dovetail bar
Power Requirements: None (Recommend PowerTank Glow to keep phone charged while using app)
Alignment Procedures: Use StarSense Explorer app
Software: StarSense Explorer app | SkyPortal app | Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software
Total Kit Weight: 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Included Items: Telescope tube | Mount/tripod (preassembled) | 25mm & 10mm eyepieces | StarPointer finderscope | Accessory tray | StarSense Explorer phone dock
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.