Celestron NexStar SLT telescope can be set up in a few minutes, without using any tools. Each model comes with a steel tripod, quick release fork arm mount. A dovetail connection to easily connect the telescope to the mount.
You can experience Mars as an orange disk, view Jupiter and its moons, and study Saturn with its rings, assuming they are good viewing conditions.
Most Celestron NexStar SLT models are also suitable for viewing terrestrial objects. You can use this telescope with a power adapter or with batteries. However, batteries (rechargeable) are not recommended.
The Celestron NexStar SLT telescopes are excellent for taking with you. Easy to carry in three parts. Due to the high accuracy of the servo motors, the mount hardly emits any vibrations.
Using Celestron’s Sky alignment, you can start observing in an instant, all you need to do is enter the date, time and location. And then aim the telescope at 3 random bright stars. Intended for the telescope to continue tracking cleanly when following this procedure. You don’t need to know names and you can even use the moon and planets.
Some features of the NexStar SLT series:
Remote control with 4,000+ objects database.
Easy and quick to set up without tools.
SkyAlign allows you to align only on 3 bright stars for quick alignment.
The Sky Level 1 planetarium software.
Stable sturdy steel tripod.
Red point viewfinder.
Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units.
Extra port for any additional accessories such as a GPS module.
Controllable via a computer and optional RS232 cable.
To prevent malfunctions, it is therefore desirable to use a 220v / 12v power supply with an output of 2.5A. It turns out that using rechargeable batteries can cause malfunctions. This can break the motor board.