Comparing Celestron NexStar 130 SLT and Celestron NexStar 8SE

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT ranks #8 out of 22. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 8SE ranks #6 out of 22. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT: Buy | Customer Reviews
Celestron NexStar 8SE: Buy | Customer Reviews

Customers like Celestron NexStar 8SE somewhat more

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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT
Celestron NexStar 8SE
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Celestron NexStar 8SE, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Celestron NexStar 130 SLT.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling catadioptric telescope receives a consumer score of 7.0 (good). Both Celestron NexStar 130 SLT and Celestron NexStar 8SE receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT ranks #8 out of 22. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
Celestron NexStar 8SE
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 8SE ranks #6 out of 22. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Median best-selling Catadioptric Telescope
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Celestron Cosmos 90GT WiFi ranks #12 out of 22.
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7.0
Good





Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is more popular than Celestron NexStar 8SE

It's fairly safe to say that Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is a more popular catadioptric telescope than Celestron NexStar 8SE, based on its 1,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Celestron NexStar 130 SLT and 8SE often consider Celestron NexStar 4 SE, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Celestron NexStar 130 SLT and 8SE
Celestron NexStar 4 SE $676
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 4 SE ranks #3 out of 22. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Celestron NexStar Evolution $1621
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Celestron NexStar Evolution ranks #16 out of 22.
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6.1
Average
Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 $1621
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Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 ranks #15 out of 22.
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6.1
Average
Celestron Nexstar 6SE $736
In comparison:
Celestron Nexstar 6SE ranks #4 out of 22. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
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From Seller:
  • Computerized star locating telescope: The Celestron NexStar 130SLT is a computerized telescope that offers a database of more than 40,000 stars, galaxies, nebulae, and more. The telescope locates your object with pinpoint accuracy and tracks it. Compatible with 2 inch eyepieces
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From Seller:
  • Nexstar computerized telescope: The NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope features Celestron’s iconic orange tube design with updated technology and the latest features for amazing stargazing for beginners and experienced observers.
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0050234311458
UPC Numbers: 050234311458
No manufacturer information linked for Celestron NexStar 8SE.
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT: Buy | Customer Reviews
Celestron NexStar 8SE: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is a top selling and one of the less expensive options. It's a #1 bestseller in catadioptric telescopes category and has many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron 80LCM or iOptron SmartStar G R80 .

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT is $1146.06 less expensive than an average catadioptric telescope ($1621.01).

Celestron NexStar 8SE is a very popular option in the middle of the catadioptric telescopes price range. It has quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron Evolution 9.25 or Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 .

Celestron NexStar 8SE is $22.01 cheaper than the average catadioptric telescope ($1621.01).

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT: Buy | Customer Reviews
Celestron NexStar 8SE: Buy | Customer Reviews

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