STARSENSE EXPLORER™ DX 102AZ SMARTPHONE APP-ENABLED REFRACTOR TELESCOPE
- Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
- Award-winning and Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
- StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
- Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
- 102mm (4”) refractor with high transmission XLT optical coatings and enough light gathering ability to view all the best celestial objects.
- Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, StarSense smartphone dock, erect image diagonal, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a sturdy, full-height tripod.
Optical Design Refractor Aperture 102mm (4.01") Focal Length 660mm (25.98") Focal Ratio f/6.5 Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 25mm (0.98") Magnification of Eyepiece 1 26x Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (0.39") Magnification of Eyepiece 2 66x Barlow Lens None Finderscope StarPointer™ red dot finderscope Star Diagonal Erect image 90° (1.25") Optical Tube Aluminum Highest Useful Magnification 240x Lowest Useful Magnification 15x Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.5 Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.37 arc seconds Resolution (Dawes) 1.14 arc seconds Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 212x Optical Coatings Fully XLT Coated glass optics Optical Tube Length 812.8mm (32") Optical Tube Diameter 118mm (4.64") Optical Tube Weight 5 lbs (2.26 kg) Dovetail CG-5 Dovetail Bar MOUNT INFO: Mount Type Manual Alt-Azimuth Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) Aluminum, 1244.6mm (49") max height Tripod Leg Diameter N/A Accessory Tray Yes Tripod Weight 9.2 lbs (4.17 kg) Slew Speeds Manual GPS Uses phone's GPS Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 Dovetail bar Power Requirements None (Recommend PowerTank Glow to keep phone charged while using app) Alignment Procedures Use StarSense Explorer app Software StarSense Explorer app | SkyPortal app | Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software Total Kit Weight 14.2 lbs (6.44 kg) Included Items Telescope tube | Mount/tripod (preassembled) | 25mm & 10mm eyepieces | Erect image diagonal | StarPointer finderscope | Accessory tray | StarSense Explorer phone dock