"Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Brand New Includes Two Year Warranty, The Celestron 21049 is a PowerSeeker 127mm telescope with fully coated glass optical components and high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity for viewing the moon, planets, meteor showers and brighter deep-sky objects
It features German equatorial mount make setting up the telescope to fine adjustments for precise positioning. This telescope have a multi-coated 3x Barlow lens that triples the magnification of each eyepiece for detailed viewing. The Celestron 21049 features slow motion controls for smooth tracking and Erect image optics ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use.The aluminum tripod with accessory tray and eyepiece holder makes it easy to keep telescope peripherals within reach. The inbuild SkyX software helps you locate and identify up to 10, 000 data objects, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images. PowerSeeker 127EQ Refractor 21049 Features: 5.0 Inch Aperture (127mm), Aluminum Optical Coatings, 300x Maximum Magnification, Focal Length: 1000mm, f/7.87 Focal Ratio, 5x24 Finderscope, Slow Motion Control - For Precise Tracking, German Equatorial Mount, 3x Barlow Lens, Erect Image Viewing, Includes The Sky X Software - 10, 000 Object Database, Printable Sky Maps - 75 Enhanced Images, Aluminum Tripod, Accessory tray, Quick & Easy No-tool Setup, Specifications: Optical Design : Newtonian Reflector Aperture (mm) : 127 mm (5 in) Focal Length (mm) : 1000 mm (39 in) Focal Ratio : 7.87 Eyepiece 1 (mm) : 20 mm (0.79 in) Magnification 1 : 50x Eyepiece 2 (mm) : 4 mm (0.16 in) Magnification 2 : 250x Barlow Lens : 3x Finderscope : 5x24 Mount Type : German Equatorial Tripod : Aluminum Adjustable Highest Useful Magnification : 300x Lowest Useful Magnification : 18x Limiting Stellar Magnitude : 13 Resolution (Rayleigh) : 1.1 Arc Seconds Resolution (Dawes) : 0.91 Arc Seconds Light Gathering Power : 329x Apparent Field of View : 0.8 Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) : 43 ft (13 m) Optical Tube Length : 508 mm (20 in), Celestron 21049 Includes: 20mm (50x) & 4mm (250x) Eyepieces (1.25""), 5x24 Finderscope, 3x Barlow Lens (1.25""), Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray, The Sky Level 1 CD-ROM, Big Value For the Money by Star Man Great scope for beginners or entry level astronomers. Reasonable price and the assembly and set up are not bad at all. Compared to others who bought this item, I had an easy time setting mine up and it only took 30 minutes total to assemble and balance. Unit does require eyepiece and lens upgrade to really improve observation quality but for the price it is well worth it. Excellent telescope by Tom E. I did a ton of research on telescopes before buying this one and I learned that this model is best suited for beginners or intermediate users. I was able to see the moon and some planets in great detail and the quality met my expectations once i got used to operating the telescope. Nice Telescope by Saul S. I got this as a gift, was a little frustrated at first but once I got used to adjusting the scope for clearer viewing. I have ac"
Before buying this scope I read all the reviews even though this scope a some negative reviews I decided to buy it anyway. I am honestly very happy with this scope I can see how someone impatient can get frustrated with it but if you do not have patience then astronomy is not the hobby for you. Given that do not expect Hubble like images from this scope but I live about twenty miles out side of the city and so far have been able to se the orion nebula, ..
If anyone out there ever wanted to try out amateur astronomy but didn't know what telescope to buy or if you're an amateur looking for a lightweight smaller scope without compromising quality of views too significantly.Let me say from the start that I'm a refractor man and proud of it! I've always found chromatic aberration a minimal disturbance compared to the sharpness of resulting image due to a clean unobstructed tube of light. (and, yes, I know about and use off-axis ape..