The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ special bundle commemorates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing humans on the Moon for the first time in history! On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon after Apollo 11’s Eagle lunar module landed safely in the Sea of Tranquility. This historic event sparked a new generation of amateur astronomers who greeted the Moon with fresh curiosity and a spirit of discovery. NASA’s Apollo missions served as a springboard for our continued exploration of the Solar System. This year, 2019, mankind celebrates the 50th anniversary of this unprecedented achievement, reigniting our collective curiosity about the Earth’s Moon. Now, you can relive the excitement of the Moon landing or bring it to life for a new generation with this special Apollo 11 telescope bundle. In it, you’ll receive our limited-edition commemorative challenge coin. On the front, the coin depicts the American flag planted on the lunar surface with Apollo’s command module, Columbia, orbiting overhead. On the reverse, you’ll see a Celestron telescope set up for stargazing in the mountains. The coin has a 2” diameter and features an antique brushed gold finish. It’s perfect to carry with you or display in a case. Also included in this special bundle is 50 Things to See on the Moon by John A. Read. This book is a wonderful visual introduction to the Moon, designed with first-time stargazers and young adults in mind. To help newbies fall in love with astronomy and our closest celestial neighbor, John A. Read has hand-picked 50 of the best lunar features to observe with a telescope or binocular. You’ll refer to the book night after night as the Moon goes through its cycle of phases and new, interesting surface details come into view. John A. Read has personally observed, photographed, and researched all 50 objects and is passing his best tips and tricks along to you. You’ll enjoy reading his first-hand experience on what you can expect while viewing. With the included smartphone adapter, you can capture incredible images of the Moon and other astronomical targets through your telescope. The smartphone adapter is simple to use. Place your phone in the adapter, center your phone’s camera over the eyepiece, and use the knobs to secure the adapter in place. As for the telescope, discover our Solar System with the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 127EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing. The PowerSeeker mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, so you can seamlessly track celestial objects as they appear to move across the night sky. Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high-powered views. The 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece for a total of 4 magnification options. Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.
SPECIAL EDITION - This Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ special bundle commemorates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic landing on the Moon in 1969. The bundle includes the telescope, a smartphone adapter, a commemorative coin, and a book-and it's only available for a limited time.
SMARTPHONE ADAPTER - Capture incredible images of the Moon and other astronomical targets through your telescope with the included universal smartphone adapter.
COMMEMORATIVE COIN - This exclusive, limited-edition challenge coin celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. The American flag planted on the lunar surface graces the front of this 2" diameter metal coin with an antique gold finish.
COMMEMORATIVE BOOK - A special edition of 50 Things to See on the Moon by John A. Read is an excellent first-time stargazer's guide to viewing the Moon.
127MM NEWTONIAN REFLECTOR TELESCOPE - A high-quality 127mm telescope with fully coated glass optics. Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles to accurately locate and track sky objects.