Celestron Powerseeker 127 EQ telescope

Compact 5.1" telescope with German EQ mount
£169.00

Product information

Ultra compact 127mm catadioptric Newtonian on a German EQ mount. 20mm erect image eyepiece included , making it a dual use terrestrial / astronomical telescope.

  • Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Accessories include a 20mm and 4mm eyepiece, a finderscope, and a Barlow Lens
  • 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 127EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The PowerSeeker mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 4mm eyepiece, a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.  The 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece.

Starry Night Software

Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond. 

Optical Tube Info:
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture 127mm (5")
Focal Length 1000mm (39")
Focal Ratio f/7.87
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 20mm (0.79")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 50x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 4mm (0.16")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 250x
Barlow Lens 3x (Not recommended for  use with the 4mm)
Finderscope 5x24
Highest Useful Magnification 300x
Lowest Useful Magnification 18x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 13
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.1 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 0.91 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 329x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 41mm (1.6")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 32%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 10%
Optical Coatings Aluminum
Optical Tube Length 508mm (20")
Mount Info:
Mount Type German Equatorial
Accessory Tray No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder
Tripod Aluminum
Software Starry Night Basic Edition

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