PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope

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Skill Level:Beginner


Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power.

Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for the entire family.

PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up – even for the novice. No tools are required for assembly!

Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial (land) viewing as well as astronomical use.

All of Celestron’s PowerSeekers include a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye!

PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.

Erect Image Optics are ideal for terretrial (land) and astronomical (sky) use.

Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “TheSky®” Level 1 software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model.

Quick Overview:

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
  • 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
  • Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images


Optical Design     Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm)     127 mm (5 in)
Focal Length     1000 mm (39 in)
Focal Ratio     7.87
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)     20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1     50 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm)     4 mm (0.16 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2     250 x
Barlow Lens     3 x
Finderscope     5x24
Mount Type     German Equatorial
Accessory Tray     No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder
Tripod     Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification     300 x
Lowest Useful Magnification     18 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude     13
Resolution (Rayleigh)     1.1 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes)     0.91 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)     329 x
Apparent Field of View     0.8 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)     43 ft (13 m)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction     1.6 in (41 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area     10 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter     32 %
Optical Coatings     Aluminum
Optical Tube Length     20 in (508 mm)

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