Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ Telescope
Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power.
Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for the entire family.
PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up – even for the novice. No tools are required for assembly!
Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial (land) viewing as well as astronomical use.
All of Celestron’s PowerSeekers include a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye!
PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.
Erect Image Optics are ideal for terretrial (land) and astronomical (sky) use.
Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “TheSky®” Level 1 software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model.
- Quick and easy no-tool setup
- Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
- Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
- Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
- 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
- Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
- “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
SPECIFICATIONSOptical DesignNewtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm)127 mm (5 in)
Focal Length1000 mm (39 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)20 mm (0.79 in)
Formula:Magnification of Eyepiece 150 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm)4 mm (0.16 in)
Formula:Magnification of Eyepiece 2250 x
Barlow Lens3 x
Mount TypeGerman Equatorial
Accessory TrayNo-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder
Formula:Highest Useful Magnification300 x
Formula:Lowest Useful Magnification18 x
Formula:Limiting Stellar Magnitude13
Formula:Resolution (Rayleigh)1.1 arc seconds
Formula:Resolution (Dawes)0.91 arc seconds
Formula:Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)329 x
Apparent Field of View0.8 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)43 ft (13 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction1.6 in (41 mm)
Formula:Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter32%
Formula:Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area10%
Optical Tube Length20 in (508 mm)
Warranty2-year Telescope Warranty