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Celestron – AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian


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The Night Sky Explorer

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Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 130EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The AstroMaster mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views. The 20mm has a built-in erect image corrector.

Starry Night Software

Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

  • Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles – to locate and track sky objects
  • Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
Optical Tube Info:
Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture130mm (5.11″)
Focal Length650mm (25.6″)
Focal Ratiof/5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 120mm (.78″) with built-in erect image corrector
Magnification of Eyepiece 133x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 210mm (.4″) standard
Magnification of Eyepiece 265x
FinderscopeBuilt-on StarPointer
Star DiagonalNone
Highest Useful Magnification307x
Lowest Useful Magnification19x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh)1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes).89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)345x
Optical CoatingsAluminum
Optical Tube Length610mm (24″)
Mount Info:
Mount TypeCG-3 Equatorial
Tripod1.25″ steel tube legs
SoftwareStarry Night Basic Edition
Included AccessoriesOptical tube| Tripod | Accessory tray | 2 eyepieces – 20mm with built-in erect image corrector and a 10mm

Additional information

Weight16990 g
Dimensions28.3 × 47 cm