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Celestron  Nexstar 60SLT  

Main specs

Optical Design:  Refractor

Aperture:  60mm


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Celestron-Nexstar 60SLT-Telescopes


Optical Design




Focal Length


Focal Ratio



25mm - 0.98''


2.31 arc seconds

Resolving Power

1.93 arc seconds

Optical Coating

Fully Coated

Limiting Stellar Magnitude




Our most affordable NexStar telescope turns starry nights into space odysseys. The 60mm refractor comes with a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 4,000 celestial objects. With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 60 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes.

Our new SkyAlign alignment technology and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED makes aligning a breeze. Unlike previous entry level computerized telescopes, our SLT series features flash upgradeable hand controls and GPS compatibility.

With the NexStar 60 SLT you can see breathtaking views of the lunar landscape, Venus and its phases, Mars resolved as an orange disc, Jupiter and its 4 moons, Saturn resolved as a disc, with its rings plainly visible at medium and high magnification.

Additional Features

  • High quality 60mm refractor
  • Fully computerized altazimuth mount
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Auxiliary port for additional accessories such as GPS accessory
  • Includes NSOL telescope control software for basic control of your telescope via computer (with optional RS-232 cable)
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer


Telescope Mount

Motorized Altazimuth

Optical Tube


Optical Tube Dimensions

not specified

Motor Drive


Secondary Mirror Obstruction

not applicable for refractor type telescopes

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