Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will make them see right away. Indeed, even on your first out, you can gather the telescope, its accessories, and download SkyPortal application in only a couple of moments. The flexible tripod legs permit you to modify the telescope's stature precisely as you would prefer. The total telescope unit weighs just 16 pounds, making it ideal for off the cuff watching meetings or moving any place life's undertakings take you.
For enhanced enjoyment, Astro Fi's lens cap carries out a double duty as a cell phone adapter. Position your cell phone inside the adapter and afterwards secure it over the Astro Fi's eyepiece to catch pictures and video of every one of your discoveries.
Computerized Alt-Azimuth telescope
Take in the sky with the electronic alt-azimuth telescope. This simple design permits the telescope to move every which way.
Integrated WiFi and Celestron's SkyPortal App
Control your telescope using your smart device. The Astro Fi arrangement emanates its remote association with Celestron's SkyPortal application to give secure remote watching. Celestron's SkyPortal app replaces the common telescope hand control for a 100% wireless experience. Scan the sky for an object you might want to see, tap the purpose in SkyPortal and watch your Astro Fi telescope consequently considerable/huge numbers to the item. While observing, SkyPortal furnishes data on the article; it's never been more enjoyable to investigate the universe.
Getting prepared to watch is brisk and smooth. Focus any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and your telescope will calculate its position. You can even generate a Sky Tour of all the best celestial objects to see dependent on your specific time and area.
Lens Cap/Smartphone Adapter
Capture celestial or terrestrial objects with this smartphone adapter. The Astro Fi lens cap has an integrated smartphone adapter to capture best views of the planets, Moon and terrestrial targets like birds and natural & wildlife. With its light, inflexible edge, this adornment permits you to interface any cell phone to any telescope eyepiece with an outside breadth of 45mm or smaller. This smartphone adapter installs easily over the top of an eyepiece while bungee cords safely hold your telephone in position so you can snap videos and pictures. While the majority of smartphones can use with the case on, some large and bulky smartphone cases, (for example, folio style cases) may be expelled for the phone to fit in the adapter.
Starry Night Software
Download Celestron's Starry Night Software and find out about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session.
The Astro Fi 127 accompanies two eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), a star askew, an incorporated smartphone connector, and a red dot finderscope. The two eyepieces offer various magnifications to see your proposed object. The star diagonal provides a straight-up review for a more comfortable viewing angle when gazing toward the sky. The red spot finderscope will help you rapidly focus an article in your eyepiece for simpler watching.
AstroFi Telescopes Video
How to use Sky Align to align your telescope
Features: Celestron Astro Fi 127mm Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope
127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain with fully coated glass optics
Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
Accessories include two eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), star diagonal, finderscope, and a NEW integrated smartphone adaptor.
Adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray.
Specifications: Celestron Astro Fi 127mm Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope
Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
Aperture: 127mm (5")
Focal Length: 1500mm (59")
Focal Ratio: f/12
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 25mm (0.98")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 60x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (0.39")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 150x
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal: 1.25"
Optical Tube: Aluminium
Highest Useful Magnification: 300x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.10 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 0.91 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to the human eye): 329x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 40mm (1.57")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 10%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 30%
Optical Coatings: Fully coated
Optical Tube Length: 381mm (15")
Optical Tube Diameter: 145mm (5.7")
Optical Tube Weight: 7.2 lbs (3.26 kg)
Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Type: Computerized Altitude-Azimuth Single Fork Arm
Instrument load capacity: 8 lbs (3.6 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 863.6mm - 1371.6mm (34" - 54")
Tripod leg diameter: 31.75mm (1.25") Aluminum
Mount Head Weight: 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Accessory Tray: Yes. Includes rubberized smartphone or tablet holder
Tripod Weight: 5 lbs (2.3 kg)
Slew Speeds: max slew rate is 3°/second
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North & EQ South
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 Dovetail
Number of Auxiliary ports: 2x Aux port for optional accessories
Autoguider port: No
USB Port: No (only with optional Nexstar+ remote)
Power Requirements: 12V DC, 1A (Tip positive)
Motor Drive: DC servo motor
Alignment Procedures: SkyAlign, 3-Star Align, Solar System Align
Periodic Error Correction: No
Computerized Hand Control: Hand control not included (optional)
NexStar+ Database: Optional Nexstar+ hand remote provides over 40,000 objects in the computer's database
Software: Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App. Each provides over 100,00 objects in their database.
Total Kit Weight: 17.2 lbs (7.8 kg)
Kit content Telescope OTA Mount Tripod w/accessory tray 2x eyepieces StarPointer red-dot finderscope Battery pouch