Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favorite for years thanks to its unique combination of high-quality optics, a user-friendly computerized interface, and a sturdy single fork arm mount.The entire telescope kit is a simple, no-tool assembly and fast SkyAlign alignment procedure will have you ready to observe in minutes. This makes NexStar 127SLT your perfect companion for impromptu observing sessions and all-night stargazing marathons alike.

A Lifetime of Astronomy

Compatible with all Celestron’s most popular accessories, including StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module, the NexStar SLT can grow with you.

Futuristic Features

The biggest upside to this telescope is the high tech features that Celestron has added to bring the Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope into the 21st century. This type of telescope was designed in the 1940s and began being widely marketed to the public in the late 1950s. Celestron has taken the telescope of the 20th century and has updated it for the 21st century with its suite of technological upgrades.


  • High quality 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Fully computerized Altazimuth mount
  • StarPointer™ finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod and accessory tray included
  • Perfect for terrestrial and celestial observing

Compact and Portable

The NexStar 127SLT is ideal for weekend camping trips or excursions to dark sky sites. Its compact form factor is easy to transport and assemble just about anywhere.