Item number: 22096
Dimensions: 24x20x 8 inches
Aperture: 102 mm (4.02 in)
Eyepiece magnification: 26x
Mount: Fork arm
Warranty: 2-year warranty on the telescope for damage and defects
Focal length: 660mm
Eyepiece size: 25mm
Focal ratio: f/6
Objects in database: 10,000+
NexStar 102SLT GoTo Telescope is a compact Newtonian telescope accompanied with GoTo technology. This telescope is a perfect as the beginner telescopes in this field. Mirrors are used instead of lenses to form magnified images of observed celestial objects. High quality optics, 102mm aperture, star pointer finderscope and computerized altazimuth mount are perfectly combined to point stars and planets easily and quickly. Beginners find the sky align technology very helpful in understanding the telescope and also the night sky. The tripod is made of stainless steel and setting up the whole system is very easy. The Sky Align technology allows aligning any three bright objects for easy and fast alignment process. The telescope comes with 8mm and 25 mm eyepieces to produce impressive magnifications. Observers also use the telescope for space photography as the telescope always generate accurate, bright and big image of any celestial object. The 102SLT has 63% enhanced image brightness than the previous version of SLT telescope. The 2 years’ warranty for damage and defect is also given with the product and customers can use it whenever situation arises.
The 102mm aperture helps in covering a wide field at a time. The whole system has very few separated parts; hence setting up this one is a simple job for the users. The 10000+ data base is a huge pool of information for a beginner as also for long time observers. The Sky Align technology also helps in locating the celestial objects quite comfortably. The Sky Align technology and star pointer fiderscope with a red LED makes the alignment very easy for the observer. The mount is smooth and strong, hence absorbs unusual vibrations quickly. Use of 2x Burlow lens can enhance the excitement of star gazing manifold. It has 1.7° wide field view for greater sky coverage.
Like any other computer operated telescopes, the beginners find it time consuming to learn various aspects of operations. Some complaints on short battery like also come sometimes. The mount needs to be more stable as it’s found that the tripod sometimes doesn’t look strong.
Price and affordability:
The price of the product is tagged at $374.00 (US Dollars). The products features are versatile. Beginners will find it very useful and compact telescope to gaze at night sky. Hence the price is quite reasonable. That will be a good investment of money.
The popularity, feasibility and price of this telescope make it a good telescope. It deserves 4 Star rating.
This is one of the most balanced telescopes available in the market. The price is also very reasonable. Many features of the telescope are like any other expensive telescopes. This is fully computerized one with smooth and easily learnable operations. Simplicity and portability of the telescope have made it very popular among star gazers all around the world.
The popularity, feasibility and price of this beginner telescopes make it an excellent telescope. It deserves 5 Star rating.