Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi

Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
Celestron Astro FI 130mm Reflector Telescope with WiFi
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Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and see outstanding views of the Moon, planets, nebulae, and more. 

Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and see outstanding views of the Moon, planets, nebulae, and more. 

Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and see outstanding views of the Moon, planets, nebulae, and more. 

Description

Celestron is not only changing the way we experience astronomy, but we're also changing the way you interact with the night sky. The Astro Fi 130mm Reflector / Newtonian is a fully featured telescope that can be controlled with your smart phone or tablet using the free Celestron SkyPortal app. Celestron’s SkyPortal app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Just hold your smart device up to the night sky. When you find an object you’d like to view, tap the screen. Your Astro Fi telescope automatically slews to the object, while the screen displays information about it. It’s never been more fun to explore the universe!

The Astro Fi 130 creates its own wireless connection, so it can communicate with your device even in remote locations where WiFi or cellular networks aren’t available.

Getting ready to observe is quick and painless thanks to Celestron’s award-winning SkyAlign technology. Center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope calculates its position. You can even generate a Sky Tour of all the best celestial objects to view based on your exact time and location.

 TRUSTED CELESTRON OPTICS

Innovative WiFi technology powers the Astro Fi, but it’s the optics inside the telescope tube that make it a Celestron. For over 50 years, Celestron have led the industry in optical technology—and they have put that experience into the Astro Fi 130. This 130mm refractor with fully coated optics offers dazzling views of craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, the Orion Nebula, the Hercules Globular Cluster and so much more.

The large 130mm aperture offers great resolution and the short focal length gives you incredibly wide fields of view.  Accessory tray holds 2 x 1.25” eyepieces, miscellaneous accessories, including a rubber-lined area for a smart phone or small tablet. Includes a StarPointer finderscope and 2 Kellner eyepieces


*2 Year factory warranty covered by Celestron*

Specifications

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:

 
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture 130mm (5.19")
Focal Length 650mm (25.59")
Focal Ratio f/5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (.98")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 26x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (.39")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 65x
Finderscope StarPointer
Star Diagonal None
Optical Tube Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 307x
Lowest Useful Magnification 19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.07 arc seconds arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) .89 arc seconds arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 345x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 38mm (1.5")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 29%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 9%
Optical Coatings Aluminum with SiO2
Optical Tube Length 635mm (25")
Optical Tube Diameter 162mm (6.37")
Optical Tube Weight 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Dovetail CG-5 / Vixen Dovetail bar

MOUNT INFO:

 
Mount Type Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 863.6mm - 1371.6mm (34" - 54")
Tripod leg diameter 31.75mm (1.25") aluminum
Mount Head Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder
Tripod Weight 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Slew Speeds Up to 3°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 / Vixen dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports 2x Aux port for optional accessories
Autoguide port No
USB Port No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)
Power Requirements 12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive DC servo motor
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction No
Computerized Hand Control Hand control not included (optional)
NexStar+ Database Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 4,000 objects in the computer's database
Software Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provide over 100,00 objects in their database
Total Kit Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Included Items Telescope OTA | Mount | Tripod w/accessory tray | 2x eyepieces | Red dot starpointer | Battery pouch

 

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