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Jacobs Photo & Digital

9 Mokoia Road
Auckland 0626
New Zealand

09 480 5903

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope

Price: $669.00

Recommended by Sky at Night Magazine as BEST beginner's equatorial scope.

The Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ-MD produces bright, clear images of the Moon and planets.

  • German Equatorial Mount with Motor Drive
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Red dot finder included for easy object alignment
  • Erect image optics - Can be used for terrestrial (20mm eyepiece only) and astronomical use 
  • Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup
  • German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories and quicker setup time.



  • Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD 130mm f/5 Reflector Telescope
  • Astromaster Motor Drive
  • 20mm Erect-Image Eyepiece
  • 10mm Eyepiece
  • Red Dot Finder Scope
  • Equatorial Head
  • 2 x Slow-Motion Cables
  • Adjustable-Height Tripod
  • Counterweight Bar
  • 2 x 2.1kg Counterweights
  • "The Sky" Level 1 CD-ROM
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty 


Optical Design Newtonian reflector
Aperture 130 mm
Focal Length 650mm
Focal Ratio f/5
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25" (standard telescope eyepiece size)
Diagonal None
Finderscope Red Dot Pointer

Stainless steel
Adjustable height
3.2 cm approx steel legs

Mount Type Manual equatorial with Right Ascension motor drive
Power Source 9v battery, for motor drive, approx 40 hour battery life
Counterweights 2 x 4.8 lb / 2.2 kg
Optical Tube Dimensions 24.0" / 61.0 cm
Weight 28.0 lb / 12.7 kg, assembled

Feel free to ask a question about Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope below or call us on +64 (9) 480-5903

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