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NexStar 127SLT GoTo Telescope Review

-26%Editor's choiceNEXSTAR 127SLT GOTO TELESCOPE

Product Specification:

Item No: NexStar 127SLT Mak
Price: $404 (US Dollar)
Weight: About 29.7 Pounds
Body Material: Stainless Steel
Aperture: 4.02inch (127mm)
Eyepiece Size: 25mm
Eyepiece Magnification: 60X
Focal Length: 1500mm
Mount: Fork Arm
Focal Ratio: 12
Objects in Database: More than 10,000
ASIN: BOO38LX8XE
Warranty: 2 years’ warranty on damage and defects.

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NexStar 127SLT GoTo Telescope

$404.40 $549.95

Telescopes

Overview:

NexStar 127SLT is famous as beginner’s telescope who has started getting interest in astronomical observations. The telescope belongs to low priced category to make it affordable to every interested beginners. It’s fully computerized with all available features to make it maximum user friendly. The 127mm aperture with 60x magnification capability make the celestial objects big and clear to the viewer, thus enhancing enthusiasm among new observers. The single fork arm of the telescope makes it easy to set up anywhere without the use of tools. The SkyAlign technology enables to align the telescope itself when pointed towards three different bright objects at the night’s sky. It also has star pointer program to accurately spot an object in the sky. The system is powered by 8AA batteries or compatible user provided AC adapter. Large data base and SkyAlign technology enables the user to grasp enormous information regarding an celestial object and the view ability of the object.

Pros:

NexStar 127SLT is a perfect budget telescope for amateur observers and who have started gaining interest on space. The telescope is computerized with some magnificent features. Its large aperture and high magnifying capacity even enable to see moon’s craters, Saturn’s rings or Jupiter’s moons clearly. Aligning the telescope with a webcam gives big and vivid images of planets and moon. Moreover, with the help of computer technology the users can point towards a bright very accurately object on night sky. The intelligent design and its ability to run with 8AA batteries, the telescope is extremely portable. The hand control system of the telescope can be simply removed for making use of remote control or hands free system.

Cons:

This is not a telescope for viewing distance space objects. Stars or other distance cosmic systems are not clearly viewable through this telescope. The 8AA batteries some creates problem due to very low power and short power supply durability. Though its said that the telescope is perfect for beginners, in actuality without some basic knowledge of computers and celestial alignment the telescope, the user will be a bit tardy in using the telescope. The mount of the telescope is too sophisticated. It’s reported that a light touch causes it to tremble a lot, thereby taking much time to rectify.

Price and affordability:

The price of the product is fixed at $404 only. Considering its features the price is quite reasonable and affordable to customers.

Product Specification:Item No: NexStar 127SLT Mak Price: $404 (US Dollar) Weight: About 29.7 Pounds Body Material: Stainless Steel Aperture: 4.02inch (127mm) Eyepiece Size: 25mm Eyepiece Magnification: 60X Focal Length: 1500mm Mount: Fork Arm Focal Ratio: 12 Objects in Database: More than 10,000 ASIN: BOO38LX8XE Warranty: 2 years’ warranty on damage and defects.Overview:NexStar 127SLT is famous as beginner’s telescope who has started getting interest in ...
8.5 Total Score
Very Good!

The budget telescope though extremely suitable for new users but have restrictions too.

Usability
8.5
Performance
9.5
Display
7
Magnification
9
User Rating: 3.55 (1 votes)

NexStar 127SLT GoTo Telescope

$404.40 $549.95

Telescopes

Conclusion:

The NexStar 127SLT GoTo Telescope is a nice budget telescope for new starters. The handling is easy. The planets are clearly visible with moons and craters on the planets like Venus or Jupiter. The computerized system makes the operation easy and the telescope is very handy in gaining information about different celestial objects. The portability is another attraction of this telescope.

Rating:

The budget telescope though extremely suitable for new users but have restrictions too.

$404.40 $549.95