The NexStar 130 SLT has a pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod and can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.  Our new SkyAlign technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED, makes aligning a breeze.  View the details of the lunar surface, the rings of Saturn, the polar ice caps on Mars, the cloud belts on Jupiter or a number of the Messier objects such as the globular cluster in Hercules, or the Great Nebula in Orion.  Begin to explore some of the fainter Messier objects using the additional light-gathering capabilities of the NexStar 130 SLT’s 5" primary mirror.  The NexStar 130 SLT Newtonian design is best suited for astronomical use because the mirror gives fully color-corrected views.

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