Celestron's PowerSeeker 127EQ telescope is 30% off for Prime Day

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ
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Looking for the perfect beginner's package for a telescope? The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is on sale now for $132.49 for Amazon Prime Day, a 30% deep discount. You'll also get some astronomy software for free, which makes the deal even more notable.

The entry-level Newtonian telescope includes a manual equatorial mount that is designed for smooth and accurate pointing. It's also easy for a beginner to the sky to operate, as you just need to pivot the telescope where needed and tighten it with a knob.

Included in this package are other accessories you'll appreciate, including two eyepieces (20 mm and 4 mm), a 3x Barlow lens to increase your magnifying power, and a copy of the software "Starry Night."

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ
$189.00 $132.30 at Amazon

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ
$189.00 $132.30 at Amazon
This entry-level Newtonian reflector telescope features a powerful 127-millimeter lens and a manual German equatorial mount. It comes with a 20 mm and a 4 mm eyepiece as well as a Barlow lens that can triple the magnification of both. Get 30% off for Prime Day.

The telescope is designed for portability and to take on a range of outdoor conditions. The compact design is meant to let you take it in a car to nearby campsites or dark-sky areas, or even just to move it easily between the garage and the backyard. Everything is coated in aluminum for durability.

Celestron has a large range of products available now on Prime Day sales. Check out the definitive guide to binoculars and telescopes in this Space.com roundup, and happy observing.

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Elizabeth Howell (she/her), Ph.D., is a staff writer in the spaceflight channel since 2022 covering diversity, education and gaming as well. She was contributing writer for Space.com for 10 years before joining full-time. Elizabeth's reporting includes multiple exclusives with the White House and Office of the Vice-President of the United States, an exclusive conversation with aspiring space tourist (and NSYNC bassist) Lance Bass, speaking several times with the International Space Station, witnessing five human spaceflight launches on two continents, flying parabolic, working inside a spacesuit, and participating in a simulated Mars mission. Her latest book, "Why Am I Taller?", is co-written with astronaut Dave Williams. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, a Bachelor of Journalism from Canada's Carleton University and a Bachelor of History from Canada's Athabasca University. Elizabeth is also a post-secondary instructor in communications and science at several institutions since 2015; her experience includes developing and teaching an astronomy course at Canada's Algonquin College (with Indigenous content as well) to more than 1,000 students since 2020. Elizabeth first got interested in space after watching the movie Apollo 13 in 1996, and still wants to be an astronaut someday. Mastodon: https://qoto.org/@howellspace