Astronomical Reflector Telescope Logic Drive Tripod Newtonian Star Finder Space For Sale
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Astronomical Reflector Telescope Logic Drive Tripod Newtonian Star Finder Space
- POWERFUL REFLECTOR TELESCOPE: The Celestron AstroMaster 114EQ Newtonian telescope is a powerful and user-friendly reflector telescope.
- It features fully-coated glass optics, a sturdy and lightweight frame, two eyepieces, a StarPointer red dot finderscope and an adjustable tripod.
- HIGH-QUALITY 114MM OPTICS: The heart of the system is a fully-coated 114mm primary mirror.
- The AstroMaster mount features two slow-motion control knobs that allow you to make precision adjustments to view celestial and terrestrial objects.
- QUICK SETUP & LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together features a lightweight frame and a manual German Equatorial mount for smooth and accurate pointing.
- Setup is quick and easy, with no tools required.
- INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: We’ve included 2 eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), a tripod, and a StarPointer red dot finderscope.
- Accessories also include a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs.
- UNBEATABLE WARRANTY AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Buy with confidence from the world’s #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960.
- You’ll also receive a two-year warranty and unlimited access to technical support from our team of US-based experts.
- Rugged pre assembled tripod with 1.25 inch steel tube legs Provides a rigid and stable platform.
- All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images.
Product DescriptionIf you’re in search of a high-quality, professionally designed telescope that is easy to set up and use, the AstroMaster Series 114EQ telescope by Celestron is a superior choice.The AstroMaster 114EQ Newtonian Telescope for adults and kids to be used together is a user-friendly and powerful telescope engineered with a lightweight frame and fully-coated optics.Our Celestron telescope features a fully-coated 114mm primary mirror.It also features an AstroMaster German Equatorial manual mount that includes two slow-motion control knobs that allow you to make precision adjustments to easily follow celestial objects as they appear to move across the night sky.The two eyepieces combine with the 114mm aperture optics to produce amazing magnification.The 20mm eyepiece offers 45x magnification, while the 10mm eyepiece provides up-close views up to 90x.This allows you to focus on distant objects with amazing clarity.We have designed the AstroMaster series of telescopes for kids to enjoy exploring the cosmos with adult supervision.Superior materials provide crystal-clear, bright images of Saturn, Jupiter, and the Moon, along with deep space objects including brighter galaxies and nebulae.You can also use this telescope for viewing land-based objects during daytime hours.The telescope is quick to set up and requires no tools.The kit includes a rugged, pre-assembled tripod with 1.25-inch steel tube legs, which provide a stable platform for hours of safe use.As a bonus, download our BONUS Starry Night Basic Edition astronomy software for interactive sky simulations, a 36,000-object database, and printable sky maps.It’s the best way to learn about the night sky, download printable sky maps, research thousands of celestial objects, and plan your next observing session.Buy with confidence from the world’s #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960.You’ll also receive a two-year warranty and unlimited access to technical support from our team of US-based experts.
Celestron’s AstroMaster 114 EQ reflector telescope offers more than three times the light gathering power of 60mm beginner scopes in a system that is compact yet powerful. The package includes a new version of Celestron’s CG-2 equatorial mount with a rugged steel tripod. Two eyepieces are included, the 20mm eyepiece is an erect-image design with 50x magnification and the 10mm eyepiece produces 100x magnification. The AstroMaster 114 EQ also features a built-in red dot finder, fully illustrated instructions, and easy no-tool setup. The package even provides a student version of “The Sky” astronomy software to help you find stars and planets.
The AstroMaster 114 is a modified Newtonian design. Using a short focal length primary mirror and built in corrector lens, the AstroMaster 114 has an effective focal length of 40 inches (1000mm) in a tube only 18 inches long. Both eyepieces provide images that are pleasingly sharp. The 20mm eyepiece (50x magnification) nicely frames the Moon, and daylight images are sharp with plenty of contrast. The 10mm eyepiece (100x magnification) does a nice job zooming in on lunar craters or on the planets. With the 10mm eyepiece or with my own 6mm eyepiece (166x) I can clearly focus in on Saturn’s rings and pick up details like the shadow cast by the rings on the planet.
I also like the solid design of Celestron’s new CG-2 equatorial mount. With the help of Celestron’s fully illustrated quick set-up guide it took only a few minutes to assemble the equatorial mount and clamp the optical tube in place. The whole telescope is compact enough to carry outside in one trip. Aligning the telescope is a simple matter of pointing the equatorial axis at Polaris, the North Star. Then I can track the motion of stars and planets by simply turning one slow motion knob. The AstroMaster 114 EQ seems quite stable on its CG-2 mount, a little wobble while focusing damps out quickly as soon as I let go of the focus knob.
With good optics, a solid mount, two eyepieces, and fully illustrated instructions, the AstroMaster 114 EQ reflector telescope is a very good introductory telescope. The one feature that is not so easy to use is the built in star pointer, which is best suited only for finding bright objects like the Moon and planets. I can overcome the narrow field of view somewhat by using an optional 32mm plossl eyepiece while looking for deep space objects because its wider field of view makes stars and planets easier to locate. --Jeff Phillips
AstroMaster 114EQ Newtonian Telescope
A favorite first telescope for beginners, the AstroMaster 114EQ Newtonian reflector offers sharp, detailed views of Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s moons, and more. It’s the easiest way to discover the night sky.
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