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CELESTRON AstroMaster 130EQ 31045 Telescope

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use

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Take your first steps into a larger universe with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ. Look into the night sky and discover constellations and planets while learning about planets, stars and other facts. The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ is perfect for amateur astronomers!

The sturdy German Equatorial mount guides you through the night sky by accurately locating and tracking celestial objects so you're never lost. The powerful magnification capability brings objects up to 307 times closer than your naked eyes can see. The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ also features a full range of eyepieces plus a built-on StarPointer that helps locate objects more easily. The rugged tripod is designed to provide a rigid stand. The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ comes pre-assembled so you can start your stargazing immediately. The telescope comes with software called “The Sky”. Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “The Sky” Level 1 software included FREE with every AstroMaster model.

Discover a brand new world with the AstroMaster 130EQ by Celestron today!

  • newegg No-tool Setup The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ is easy and fast to set up, even for beginners. No tools are required at all for assembly. Enjoy this full featured telescope right out of the box.
  • newegg Erect Image Optics Erect image optics are perfectly suited for terrestrial and astronomical use.
  • newegg Sturdy Mount Perfectly suited for land viewing and astronomical use, the sturdy German Equatorial mount is perfect for tracking and locating objects in the night sky.
  • newegg All Coated Glass Optics The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ features high-quality optics with high transmission coatings to minimize glares and reflections and offer excellent brightness and resolution.
  • newegg Rugged Tripod The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ boasts the rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25” steel tube legs, providing a rigid and stable platform for continuous observation. Besides, it also incorporates a deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories.
  • newegg “The Sky” “The Sky” Level 1 is included free with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ. Featuring thousands of object database and colorful images, “the Sky" is a fun and useful full featured planetarium software that helps you to identify planets and stars, learn the constellations, and much more. It works with XP and Vista, as well as MAC 10.4.8 and later operating systems.

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AstroMaster 130EQ


Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm): 130 mm (5.12 in)
Focal Length: 650 mm (26 in)
Focal Ratio: 5
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 33 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 65 x
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
Mount Type: CG-3 Equatorial
Tripod: 1.25" steel tube legs
Highest Useful Magnification: 307 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 19 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.1
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.07 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.89 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 345 x
Apparent Field of View: 1.5 degree
Optical Coatings: Aluminum
Optical Tube Length: 24 in (610 mm)
Field of View
79 ft (24 m) (@1000 yds)


Quick and easy no-tool setup

Permanently mounted StarPointer

Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use

Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup

German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects

Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform

All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images

Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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