Celestron Astromaster 114 To Experience The Sky
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The sky is always great to watch. With the bare eyes, we can always enjoy the great beauty of the sky. When we go deep into the beauty, we need a telescope. A Celestron Astromaster 114 can help you out in this matter. It will help you to go beyond the regular natural beauty we get to see. This telescope will help the user to observe how the stars are floating out at the galaxy.
The Celestron Astromaster 114 EQ Reflector Telescope is just the ideal choice when you have got the energy and has just begun to look for the objects at the sky like stars, planets. Especially when you have the budgeted plans, it's the perfect one for you.
Whom is this Product for?
A telescope is never for somebody who is not interested in astronomy or doesn’t have the patience to look at the sky for a long time. Without observing for a long time with the very much required patience, you can’t expect to feel the beauty of this enormous galaxy. With the help of the Astromaster 114eq telescope, an amateur with enthusiasm can discover and enjoy the night time in a great way.
|Product Dimensions||12 x 17 x 33 inches|
Celestron Astromaster 114 eq Explained
The affordability of the Celestron Astromaster 114 EQ does make it different from other scoping tools. It’s also user-friendly for its simplicity. Even when you are a beginner, you might not feel any trouble to operate it. Obviously, Celestron Astromaster 114eq telescope has some complexity compared to another entry-level telescope, but it does not reflect in the easy setup. Celestron Astromaster 114 EQ Reflector TelescopeCelestron Astromaster 114 EQ Reflector TelescopeCelestron Astromaster 114 EQ Reflector Telescope.
Celestron 31042 astromaster 114 eq reflector telescope has got the strong construction. It’s a composition of steel and aluminum which makes it really strong. Though heavy metal is used, it just weighs 17 lbs. So, it becomes easier to transport it. It has got the comfortable dimension to set it up wherever you want to. A telescope of 32.2 x 17 x 11 inches might not be a problem to set in your lawn or in an open field even you can simply set it in your bedroom!
Its German equatorial mount makes it more convenient for the users. This 114eq telescope with a 100-150mm aperture and a focal ratio of 8.77 is really comfortable for the users. Such a large aperture is really soothing for your eyes. No matter how long you want to enjoy the beauty of the sky.
For a beginner, it’s really great to have the pre-assembled tripod with the Celestron 114 eq. It’s 1.25-inch steel tube legs of the tripod is enough to stand comfortably with the telescope but some of the users found the tripod bit light, and they fear it may wobble.
Why We Liked It?
- Pre-assembled tripod
- No tool setup
- German equatorial mount with setting circles
- Helpful for locating sky object
- Star pointer finder scope
- All coated lenses give clear and crisp images
- Astronomy software download facility with a 10,000 object database
What We Did Not Like?
- The star finder feature not satisfactory
- Needs a very steady hand to operate this telescope slightest move needs refocus
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : I have got an HD-SLR, can I take photos with this Celestron astromaster 114? Answer :
- Question : How is the view in this telescope, upside down? Answer :
- Question : Is it sturdy enough to mount a Canon Rebel XS or any DSLR? Answer :
Obviously you can, but you will need a T adaptor to set the camera and telescope together.
No, you will get a normal image in this telescope. 20mm eyepiece of the tool gives you the upright image but 10 mm eyepiece acts opposite.
Tried with a bridge camera using the ¼ʺ adaptor. Some found the tripod bit shaky as it is lightweight support.
Celestron astromaster 114 is a suitable tool for kids and beginners. The Astromaster 114 EQ reflector telescope impresses simplicity and reliability. Most customers are satisfied after using Celestron 114eq. What 114 EQ Reflector Telescope offers is really impressive. It allows inexperienced enthusiasts to take a journey to nebulas, star clusters, and other planets. You have to remember or keep in mind that this tool might not live up to the expectations of more seasoned users.
If you are looking for something to upgrade your telescope you can go for Celestron Nexstar 8SE which will enable you to get better images. It’s the best telescope for your first serious scoping at an economical price.