(SOLD!) Celestron NextStar 5i SCT telescope with goto computerized telescope and tubular-steel mount. Everything you need to see Mars today, except for eyepieces (uses any 1 1/4" eyepiece).
Excellent condition. Recently collimated. Upgrades include never-used Orion Mirror Star Diagonal, never-used Orion Red Dot Laser EZ-Finder II, 40,000 item 'goto' computer, the newer tubular-steel (not aluminum) field tripod with EQ riser. Also includes instructions and The Sky software CD.
$750 shipped, CONUS only. Original Celestron double-boxed shipping boxes! SCT Unit Triple Boxed with original padding forms. PayPal preferred. Will ship the next business day after payment received.
So light, I can lift the entire unit (scope and tripod) with one arm and carry it outside, yet very stable.
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A breakthrough in GoTo telescope design, the NexStar 5i features Schmidt-Cassegrain 5" aperture optics with StarBright™ multi-coating, powerful 1250mm focal length and f/10 focal ratio. With the INCLUDED Computerized Hand Control, the NexStar 5i is a fully automated GoTo telescope. With features like AutoAlign two-star alignment, a sky tour feature, a database of over 40,000 celestial objects and easy to use hand control, the NexStar 5i is the perfect combination of power and portability.
The NexStar i Series 5i Specifications:
127mm (5") diameter Schmidt-Cassegrain
Focal Length of 1250mm
Focal Ratio of f/10
Six slew speeds: 6º /sec, 2º /sec, 128x, 64x, 16x, 8x
Fully enclosed high speed motors on both axes
Integrated hand controller built into the side of the fork arm
Designated AutoGuider port
Auxiliary Port for optional Accessories, including CN-16 GPS module
Battery Compartment for 8 (user supplied) AA batteries
1-1/4" Visual Back
Weight: 17.6 lb.