Comparing Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ and Orion SkyQuest XT6

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Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ

Orion SkyQuest XT6

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  • PERFECT BEGINNERS TELESCOPE: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is an easy-to-use and powerful telescope. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power.
  • MANUAL GERMAN EQUATORIAL MOUNT: Navigate the sky with our Newtonian Reflector telescope. It features a German Equatorial mount with a slow-motion altitude rod for smooth and accurate pointing. Adjust rod to desired position, then easily secure by tightening cross knob.
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together is compact, lightweight, and portable. Take the telescope to your favorite campsite or dark sky observing site, or simply the backyard.
  • MULTIPLE ACCESSORIES: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope comes with two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm), plus a 3x Barlow lens to triple the power of each. Users can also download BONUS Starry Night Astronomy Software Package.
  • UNBEATABLE WARRANTY AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Buy with confidence from the world's #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960. You'll also receive a 2-year warranty and unlimited access to technical support from our team of US-based experts.
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  • Perhaps the best beginner Dobsonian reflector telescope you can buy - big 6" aperture at an amazing price
  • A beginner may use a 60mm telescope for a few months or years before deciding they need to upgrade to a better telescope - a 6" Dobsonian will give you a lifetime of wonderful views
  • Simple navigation and no need to polar align makes this Dobsonian reflector telescope extremely ease to use for the whole family
  • The 6" diameter f/8 parabolic mirror is fantastic for Moon and planetary views, and also has enough light grasp for deep-sky viewing of nebulas, galaxies, and star clusters
  • The stable Dobsonian base provides a vibration free image even when viewing at a high powers, and features smooth enough motions to make tracking of celestial objects a breeze
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Release Date
1 Oct 2001
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2 years warranty
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Key features
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • German Equatorial Mount
  • 127mm Aperture
  • 1000mm Focal Length
  • Aluminum tripod
  • Accessory tray
  • 20 mm and 4mm Eyepieces

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is a top selling and one of the less expensive options. It's a #1 bestseller in reflector telescopes category and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron PowerSeeker or Cassini C-SS80 .

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ was released in 2001. There are a lot of newer reflector telescopes on the market. Show newer Reflector Telescopes

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is $170.99 less expensive than an average reflector telescope ($319.99).

Key features
  • Dobsonian reflector telescope
  • 6" aperture
  • 60mm telescope
  • No need to polar align
  • 6" diameter f/8 parabolic mirror
  • Stable Dobsonian base

Orion SkyQuest XT6 is a very popular option in the middle of the reflector telescopes price range. It has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron AstroFi or SkyWatcher S11620 .

Orion SkyQuest XT6 is $40 less expensive than an average reflector telescope ($319.99).

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