Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 127AZ

The StarSense Explorer LT 127AZ  is a 5″ 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 StarSense Explorer App automatically generates a list of objects currently visible.

 

$525.00 $499.00

Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer’s the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky.

Specifications
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 127mm (5″)
Focal Length: 1000mm (39.3″)
Focal Ratio: f/7.87
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25mm (0.98″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 40x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (0.39″)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 100x
Barlow Lens: 2x (1.25″)
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Optical Tube: Steel
Highest Useful Magnification: 300x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.1 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): .91 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 329x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 41mm (1.6″)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 32%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 10%
Optical Coatings: Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO₂
Optical Tube Length: 457.2mm (18″)
Optical Tube Diameter: 165.1mm (6.5″)
Optical Tube Weight: 7.6 lbs (3.44 kg)
Dovetail: None
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type: Manual Alt-Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): Aluminum, 1320.8mm (52″) max height
Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25″) steel
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 3.8 lbs (1.72 kg)
Slew Speeds: Manual
GPS: Uses phone’s GPS
Dovetail Compatibility: None
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: 11.4 lbs (5.17 kg)
Included Items: Telescope tube | Mount/tripod (preassembled) | 25mm & 10mm eyepieces | 2x Barlow lens | StarPointer finderscope | Accessory tray | StarSense Explorer phone dock