The Celestron Astro Fi 5 Schmidt-Cassegrain is a fully featured telescoped that can be controlled with your smart phone or tablet using the free Celestron SkyPortal app. Using the comprehensive and beautiful interactive star map of the sky, tap the object you want to view on your screen, and your telescope will point to it.
The Celestron Astro Fi 5, 125 mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain, perfect for viewing the Moon, planets, and some deep sky objects.
The large 125 mm aperture offers incredible resolution and the long focal length, providing amazing high power views of the planets or Moon. Once aligned the Celestron Astro Fi 5 automatically points to and tracks celestial objects of your choice using the Celestron SkyPortal app.
- Using SkyAlign Technology, it easy to align telescope simply by centering any three bright stars in the sky
- No Hand controller required! Just use your smartphone or tablet which connects to the telescope via WiFi
- Full height, adjustable aluminum tripod provides a stable platform for viewing
- The accessory tray holds 2 x 1.25″ eyepieces, miscellaneous accessories, including a rubber-lined area for a smart phone or small tablet
- Free SkyPortal app available; gives full control of the telescope and allows you to find and view objects quickly.
- Celestron is changing the way we experience astronomy, but changing the way you interact with the night sky.
- Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
- Aperture (mm): 125 mm
- Focal Length: 1250 mm
- Focal Ratio: 10
- Eyepieces: 25 mm Kellner 1.25 (50x); 10 mm Kellner 1.25 (125x)
- Finderscope: StarPointer
- Mount Type: Single Fork Arm Computerized Altazimuth
- Tripod: Aluminum
- Power Requirements: 8-AA batteries (not included)
- Highest Useful Magnification: 295 x
- Lowest Useful Magnification: 18 x
- Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13
- Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.11arc seconds
- Resolution (Dawes): 0.93 arc seconds
- Light Gathering Power: (Compared to human eye) 329x
- Optical Coatings: StarBright XLT
- Optical Tube Length: 13 in
- Max Slew Speed: 3º/second
- Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
- Communication Ports: Aux port for optional hand control
- Included Items/Accessories: 25 mm Kellner Eyepiece, 10 mm Kellner Eyepiece, StarPointer Finderscope, 1.25″ Star Diagonal, Battery Pack