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Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope

SKU: CLS-22460

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With the new to the world patentent-pending StarSense Explorer technology, getting your foot into astronomy has never been easier! The Celestron StarSense Explorer 102mm Refractor Telescope is a portable, multipurpose-purpose telescope that will get you oohing and aah-ing in minutes! 

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Regular Price: $1,040.00

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No telescope or astronomy knowledge required. The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope features revolutionary StarSense Explorer technology which utilises your smartphone's GPS and camera technology to determine celestial positions relative to you. It's super simple - set up your telescope, load the StarSense Explorer app, select the object you want to find, follow the arrows using your telescope and center it in the viewfinder!

The new Celestron StarSense Explorer App is available for download from Google Play Store or Apple Store and compatible with most smartphone devices (Android 7.1.2 and higher, and iPhone 6 and newer). 

Celestron StarSense Explorer 102AZ Refractor Telescope

With a simple user-friendly design, this innovative technology cuts all the frustrations of manually learning the skies, scouring through star maps, and spending $100s on computerised technology.  This is a true beginners telescope for hassle-free viewing. This special design operates similar to facial recognition technology, instead looking for similiarities and patterns in star clusters or 'star mapping'. In a nut shell, it's brilliant, easy to use and ahead of its time! 

The Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope is a 102mm refractor telescope suitable for landviewing during the day and exploring the skies at night. With 102mm aperture and fully XLT coated glass optics, this telescope will deliver clear views of the Moon and planets (depending on weather conditions). 

What's In The Box

  • 102mm refractor optical tube
  • Unique StarSense smartphone holder
  • Erect image diagonal (90 degrees)
  • Two eyepieces: 25mm and 10mm
  • StarPointer red dot finder
  • Altazimuth mount with slow motion controls
  • Accessory tray

Technical Specifications

Aperture 102mm
Focal Length 660mm
Focal Ratio f/6.5
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finderscope
Optical Tube Aluminium
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 Tube Length 812.8mm (32")
Optical Tube Diameter 118mm (4.64")
Optical Tube Weight 2.26kg
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod Dimensions 1244.6mm max height)
Total Kit Weight 4.17kg

About Celestron
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.

Product Code: CLS-22460

Additional Information

Additional Information

Optical Design No
Mount Type Alt-azimuth mount
Aperture 102mm
Focal Ratio f/6.5
Eyepiece 1 25mm
Eyepiece 2 10mm
Eyepiece 3 No
Finderscope Make StarPointer Red Dot Finder
Electronic Hand Control No
Motor Drive No
Go-To Functionality No
Focal Length 660mm
Tripod No
Tube Length 812.8mm
Highest Magnification 240x
Warranty Information 2 Years
Additional Specifications of Product No
Shipping Dimensions No
Shipping Weight No