Celestron StarSense Explorer 127AZ Telescope
Everything You Need to Observe Immediately
When you unbox your new StarSense Explorer LT, you’ll find:
- 25mm and 10mm eyepiece
- Barlow lens
- StarSense smartphone dock
- Erect image diagonal
- A red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone)
- A sturdy full-height tripod
Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky.
Dock, Launch, Explore
Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your phone in the unique StarSense dock and launch the StarSense Explorer app. After aligning your phone to the telescope’s optics (a quick, 2-minute procedure), StarSense Explorer generates a list of celestial objects currently visible. Make your selection and arrows appear onscreen, guiding you as you to move the telescope. When the object is ready to view, the bullseye turns green.
StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
Dazzling Views with High Quality Optics
With a large 127mm (5") objective lens, this telescope has enough light gathering ability to bring out detail in celestial objects. You can expect sharp, bright views of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster.
StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and up and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later manufactured since 2016.
StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky.
Optical Tube Information:
- Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
- Aperture 127mm
- Focal Length 1000mm
- Focal Ratio f/7.87
- Optical Coatings Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO₂
- Optical Tube Length 457.2mm
- Optical Tube Diameter 165.1mm
- Optical Tube Weight 3.44 kg