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Celestron - PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - Bonus Astronomy Software Package - 127mm Aperture

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Brand Celestron
Model Name Celestron PowerSeeker
Objective Lens Diameter 127 Millimeters
Telescope Mount Description Equatorial Mount
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  • Perfect entry-level telescope: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is an easy-to-use and powerful telescope. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the new telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power
  • Manual German equatorial mount: Navigate the sky with our Newtonian Reflector telescope. It features a German Equatorial mount with a slow-motion altitude rod for smooth and accurate pointing. Adjust rod to desired position, then easily secure by tightening cross knob
  • Compact and portable: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together is compact, lightweight, and portable. Take the telescope to your favorite campsite or dark sky observing site, or simply the backyard. Optical Coatings: Aluminum
  • Multiple accessories: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope comes with two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm), plus a 3x Barlow lens to triple the power of each. Users can also download BONUS Starry Night Astronomy Software Package
  • Unbeatable and customer support: Buy with confidence from the world’s #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960. You’ll also receive a 2-year and unlimited access to technical support from our team of US-based experts
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PowerSeeker 127EQ

PowerSeeker 127EQ

Embark on your voyage across the Universe with the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ, the perfect choice for beginner astronomers.

PowerSeeker 127EQ

Better Viewing

Includes 2 eyepieces: 20mm and 4mm, plus a 3x Barlow lens to triple the power of each. It’s like having four eyepieces—giving you options for viewing a wide range of celestial objects. The Eyepieces and the Barlow Lens can magnify your object between 150x-450x.

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Optical Design
Newtonian Reflector Refractor Refractor Newtonian Reflector Refractor
Aperture
127 mm (5") 70 mm (2.76") 80 mm (3.15") 114 mm (4.49") 60 mm (2.36")
Focal Length
1000 mm (39") 700 mm (28") 900 mm (35") 900 mm (35") 900 mm (35")
Focal Ratio
f/8 f/10 f/11 f/8 f/15
Magnification
50x, 250x 35x, 175x 45x, 225x 45x, 225x 45x, 225x
Limiting Magnitude
13 11.7 12 12.8 11.4
Low Useful Magnification
18x 10x 11x 16x 9x
High Theoretical Magnification
300x 165x 189x 269x 142x
Assembled Weight
21.38 lbs (9.7 kg) 13.9 lbs (6.3 kg) 16.38 lbs (7.4 kg) 18.9 lbs (8.6 kg) 10.4 lbs (4.7 kg)

Product description

Amateur astronomers will love the user-friendly features of Celestron’s PowerSeeker series of entry-level telescopes. The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is an easy-to-use and powerful telescope. PowerSeeker Series Celestron telescopes have been designed with a combination of value, quality, power, and user-friendly features to enhance the experience for novice telescope users. This 127EQ telescope is the perfect choice for families in search of a high-quality telescope that is affordable and provides years of enjoyment. Powerful magnification and easy-to-use controls allow astronomers to obtain crisp views of the Moon, the rings of Saturn, and Jupiter’s Galilean moons. The telescope’s sturdy and durable mount features large, easy-to-manipulate slow-motion control knobs, allowing users to track objects smoothly. The 3x Barlow lens is added to triple the magnification power of the included 20mm and 4mm eyepieces. This essentially provides you with four eyepieces, giving you flexibility to view a wide range of outdoor or celestial objects. We’ve included an accessory tray to store accessories conveniently and a free download of our BONUS Starry Night Basic Edition astronomy software with information on 10, 000 celestial objects, printable sky maps, and more. The software can be used on your Mac, PC or laptop. It’s the best way to learn about the night sky and plan your next observing session. Additional accessories include a travel tripod. You can purchase this Celestron telescope with confidence from the world’s #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960. You’ll also receive a 2-year and unlimited access to technical support from our team of US-based experts. Tom Johnson founded Celestron in 1960 after building a telescope to share the night sky with his sons. Since then, Celestron has established itself as the world’s #1 telescope brand. Celestron telescopes are used by scientists in world-class research observatories and even aboard the International Space Station. To ensure you have a great experience your first night under the stars, please refer to the User Guide in the Technical Specifications section below.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent telescope for the price
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good telescope, but not for a beginner
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excelente telescopio
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4.0 out of 5 stars Buy a 11/16 ratchet + better eyepiece, and you're done.
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4.0 out of 5 stars celestron ps 127eq.....
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