Celeston Astro Fi 130 Newtonian Telescope - Includes Free ThermoTrek & NexYZ Smartphone Adapter

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Original Price £459.00
Current Price £355.00
SKU 22203

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  • 130mm Newtonian Telescope with fully coated glass optics
  • Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), finderscope, and a NEW integrated smartphone adapter.
  • Adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray
Description

Buy this scope and purchase the Celestron StarSense (94005) at the discount price of £269.00 (SRP: £359.00). Call to place order after purchase or provide us with a contact phone number at the time of order and we will call you back.


The Astro Fi 130 is a computerized alt-azimuth Newtonian telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The Astro Fi 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 at night. In addition, the star diagonal provides right side up viewing for using as a spotting scope during the day.

Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will have you observing in no time. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope, its accessories, and download SkyPortal app in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height to your liking. The total telescope kit weighs just 18 pounds, making it perfect for impromptu observing sessions or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you.

For even more fun, Astro Fi’s lens cap does double duty as a smartphone adapter. Position your smartphone inside the adapter and then secure it over the Astro Fi’s eyepiece to capture images and video of all your discoveries.

Computerized Alt-Azimuth telescope

Take in the sky with the computerized alt-azimuth telescope. This straightforward design allows the telescope to move in all directions.

Integrated WiFi & Celestron’s SkyPortal App

Control your telescope using your smart device. The Astro Fi series emits its own wireless connection to Celestron’s SkyPortal app to provide easy remote observing. Celestron’s SkyPortal app replaces the traditional telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Scan the sky for an object you would like to view, tap the object in SkyPortal and watch your Astro Fi telescope automatically slews to the object. While observing, SkyPortal provides information on the object; it’s never been more fun to explore the universe!

NOTE: Due to the amount of information SkyPortal has to offer, we recommend downloading the app before going out to observe.

SkyAlign Technology

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.

Accessories Included

The Astro Fi 130 comes with two eyepieces (25mm and 10 mm), an integrated smartphone adapter, and a red dot finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object. The red dot finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.

Lens Cap/Smartphone Adapter – Image celestial or terrestrial objects with this smartphone adapter! The Astro Fi lens cap has an integrated smartphone adapter to capture great images of the Moon, planets, and terrestrial targets like birds and wildlife. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to any telescope eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45mm or smaller. This smartphone adapter installs easily over the top of an eyepiece while bungee cords securely hold your phone in position so you can snap images or video. While the vast majority of smartphones can be used with the case on, some very large and/or bulky phone cases (such as folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.

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.

 

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