Celestron Omni 21090 XLT 120 Refractor Telescope
Astronomy has always fascinated mankind from the time he first looked at the stars and moon shining in the sky above him and now high quality viewing telescopes are available to assuage that curiosity. The Celestron Company has manufactured optical instruments for several decades supplying many university and college campuses with telescopes to enhance their scientific studies.
Astronomy and photography of the heavenly bodies are both fast growing hobbies for thousands of people, young and old alike who enjoy looking at the heavens and telescopes manufactured by the Celestron Company are the ones many chose to use.
The Celestron Omni XLT 120 refractor telescope collects the light to form an image in the viewfinder which is a 6x 30, making it a good choice for clear images that are easy to see for the viewer. The aperture is 120 mm and the focal length is 1000mm, with an f8.3 ratio. This telescope can also be used for viewing distant objects on earth as well. Many photographers use this telescope to take fabulous photographs with special cameras.
One eyepiece is included, when you purchase the Celestron Omni XLT120, it has a magnifying power up to 40 times and is easy for people who wear glasses to use. The 120 is the lens measurement that the telescope has allowing ample light to enter the refracting telescope. The Celestron 21090 Omni XLT 120 refracting telescope has as the highest magnification of two hundred times, enabling the viewer to distinguish fine details in whatever he or she is viewing.
- High quality optics start with each lens and/or mirror being hand selected so only the finest grade of optical glass is used
- StarBright XLT coatings provide maximized light transmission. 25mm multi-coated eyepiece - 20 mm eye relief, 50° FOV. 1.25" star diagonal
- CG-4 German Equatorial mount with setting circles and slow motion controls - to accurately locate and track sky objects. Ball bearings in both axis of the mount for smooth performance
- Heavy-duty pre-assembled stainless steel tripod featuring 1.75" legs, accessory tray and bubble level. Easy no-tool setup
In the telescope manufacturing, the quality and type of lenses are very important to the quality of the telescope. The high grade of glass used in all the Celestron products is one of the motivating factors the customers look for when purchasing a telescope.
The tripod is heavy duty, manufactured of stainless steel legs with diameter of 1.75 inches. Other added equipment includes an accessory tray, planetarium software with pictures of the nighttime sky, a bubble level to keep the tracking stationary and best of all, a one year guarantee of replacement in case of problems in the workmanship of the telescope.
Celestron Omni 21094 XLT 150R Refractor Telescope
If you are not a professional star-gazer and just want a really good telescope to observe planets, stars, moons, or other fascinating things in the night sky, the Celestron Omni XLT150R refractor telescope is for you. It comes with high quality optics and a stable CG-4 German equatorial mount with setting circles and slow motion controls to help you accurately track objects in the sky.
There are ball bearings in both axes of the mount giving you precise smooth movement. The lenses and mirror are hand selected to make sure you get the best quality glass. There is also a StarBright XLT coating system that protects as well as enhances the light transmission, giving you a clearer sharper image.
The Omni XLT50R comes pre-mounted on a heavy-duty adjustable-height tripod that has a convenient tray attached where you can safely place other eye pieces and accessories. A bubble level is included to help you ensure that your telescope is level before you begin your observations. Also included is a 25mm multi-coated eye-piece – 20mm eye relief, 50 degree FOV. “The Sky” Level 1 planetarium software for windows is a great accessory that gives you access to 10,000 objects to map and observe in the night sky.
At almost 50 pounds this is not a light piece of equipment, but worth every pound. With all the special features, and extra accessories included with the Celestron Omni SLT150R refractor telescope the casual astrological observer will have a great piece of equipment to map, chart, or simply gaze at the night sky.
- High quality refractor with superior optics
- Advanced StarBright XLT coatings provide maximum light transmission
- 25 mm multi-coated eyepiece and 'The Sky' Level 1 planetarium CD Rom
- CG-4 German Equatorial mount - easy no-tool setup
- Heavy-duty pre-assembled stainless steel tripod
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