The Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerised Telescope offers a 63% increase in image brightness over 80 mm models. This short-tube telescope with a fast f/5 optical system gives images that are bright and crisp and is a powerful 4" telescope.
Because of its wide 1.7 degs field of view, the NexStar 102 SLT is optimal for scanning large areas of the sky and for superb land viewing.
Using Celestron's patented SkyAlign (patent pending), simply input the date, time and location into the hand control then slew the telescope to any three bright celestial objects in the sky. You do not need to know the names of the stars.
The NexStar 102 SLT is compatible with 2" eyepieces and is a high quality 102 mm short tube style refractor with fully computerised Altazimuth mount.
The NexStar 102 SLT has a quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up. There is a sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included.
The NexStar 102 SLT is good for terrestrial and celestial observing and includes the CD-ROM, The SkyX First Light Edition astronomy software which provides education about the sky and printable sky map.
For full specification see Celestron website: http://www.celestron.com/astronomy/celestron-nexstar-102slt.html