Is Celestron NexStar 130 SLT good?

Is Celestron NexStar 130 SLT good?

Final Verdict. The Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is a small and powerful outfit that offers motorized tracking and precision optical quality for an excellent price. This telescope is relatively easy to use, it includes quality accessories, and it’s tailor-made for astronomers who like to travel.

What can I see with Celestron NexStar 130 SLT?

The largest in the SLT family, NexStar 130SLT offers enough light gathering ability to see the the solar system & beyond: Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s cloud bands, the Moon, & brighter deep sky objects.

Are Celestron NexStar good?

Our Verdict. Combine the Celestron NexStar 6SE’s flawless optical coating, its ease of use and high-quality build and you have an instrument that is built to provide excellent views of the night sky for many observing sessions to come.

Did Celestron go out of business?

Johnson, the founder of the company, sold Celestron in 1980. Celestron was acquired by Tasco in 1997 and almost went out of business when Tasco folded in 2001. In early 2002 Celestron’s rival, Meade Instruments, attempted a takeover but a bankruptcy court allowed the sale of the company back to its original owners.

What is a good telescope for astrophotography?

Best telescopes for astrophotography

  • Celestron 114LCM computerised telescope.
  • Tecnosky AG70 astrograph.
  • SharpStar SCA260 Aspherical Cassegrain Astrograph.
  • Explore Scientific ED127 apo refractor.
  • Unistellar eVscope eQuinox.
  • Founder Optics FOT106 triplet refractor.
  • Celestron 11-inch Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt astrograph.

What does SLT mean in telescopes?

Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favorite for years thanks to its unique combination of high-quality optics, a user-friendly computerized interface, and a sturdy single fork arm mount.

Which is the best Celestron NexStar?

The Celestron NexStar 5SE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is our top pick due to its all-around accessibility and ease of use. Its primary 5-inch mirror offers crisp, intimate views of the moon and bright planets, and provides an entry into views of distant galaxies and star clusters.

Is Celestron made in China?

All Celestron’s scopes’ components are made in China. Some are still assembled here, including Edge scopes.

Why is there a shortage of Celestron telescopes?

Celestron. “As more and more people are spending time at home and exploring the night sky we are experiencing a substantial increase in demand for our products. Additionally, the global shut down earlier this year affected our overseas suppliers and slowed the production of our products.

Is Celestron NexStar good for astrophotography?

The Celestron NexStar 8SE is capable of very good lunar and planetary astrophotography with either a CCD camera or a DSLR – both need a 2x or 3x Barlow lens for optimal sampling and the latter requires a T-adapter. Just take a couple minutes of video and process it with the free programs Registax or AutoStakkert.