Celestron NexStar 90SLT
The Celestron NexStar 90SLT telescope is a very special telescope indeed. There are few affordable catadioptric telescopes on the market that also meet user requirements and the Celestron NexStar 90SLT telescope is certainly an exception to the rule. The telescope is very affordable but also has many features that work well. With a focal length of 1250 mm it is possible to get a very high magnification. In addition, two different eyepieces are included yielding different magnifications. The mirror has a 90mm diameter to catch a decent amount of light. The telescope comes with a CD-ROM with software for the telescope and maps of the sky.
This Celestron telescope is ideal for use as a spotting scope. The NexStar 90SLT is shipped with an erecting eyepiece which will put the images through your telescope upright. Naturally, it is also possible to to take pictures with the telescope using a camera adapter and a T-2 ring. Below you will find some photos taken with the Celestron NexStar 90SLT.
About the tripod
The tripod that comes with the NexStar 90SLT has an altazimuth mount on very strong stainless steel legs. This tripod is very easy to fold up or to set up. Also, the stand features a convenient accessory tray to hold your maps of the sky, or other accessories that you use whilst stargazing.
The telescope and mount have a fully GoTo system. With this very useful system, the Celestron NexStar 90SLT telescope will automatically find celestial objects for you. In the system 4000 celestial objects are pre-programmed which makes watching with this telescope easier and fun. The GoTo has the Celestron SkyAlign alignment technology; this facilitates aligning the telescope no end.
Specifications Celestron NexStar 90SLT
- High-quality 90mm Maksutov Cassegrain
- Fully computer-controlled tripod
- Very stable motor (RA and DEC)
- Equipped with a Red Dot finder
- Expandable with GPS
- Includes NSOL software, enabling you to use the telescope with your computer
- SkyX first light CD-ROM with information and scientific knowledge about the stars
- Convenient remote control with LED display
Picture taken with the NexStar 90SLT
Bright picture of the sky with nebula