Celestron ExploraScope 80AZ Telescope (#22102)
Designed with the beginner in mind, the ExploraScope 80AZ is the perfect telescope to discover the Moon, rings of Saturn, moons of Jupiter, Orion Nebula, and all the best celestial objects. The included red dot finderscope helps you sight objects in the sky and center them in your telescope’s eyepiece. Use the new altitude slow motion rod for precise pointing and following objects as they appear to move across the sky.
ExploraScope comes complete with everything you need to get started with amateur astronomy: 2 eyepieces, a 3x Barlow lens to triple the magnifying power of each eyepiece, an erect image diagonal for correct image orientation, and a full-height aluminum tripod. Plus, you can download Celestron’s SkyPortal app for iOS and Android devices to help locate and learn about celestial objects. With ExploraScope, you get the best out-of-the-box experience in the entry-level price range.
- A classic refractor telescope with a fresh, new look and a redesigned mount for added stability
- New altitude slow motion rod offers smoother, more precise control and pointing accuracy
- StarPointer finderscope helps you navigate the night sky and aim at targets with its illuminated red dot
- Works for daytime terrestrial observing and astronomical viewing
- Includes 2 eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens
|Barlow Lens||3x (1.25")|
|Eyepiece / Magnification||H20mm (1.25") / 45x; SR4mm (1.25") / 225x|
|Finderscope||StarPointer red dot finder|
|Highest Useful Magnification||189x|
|Light Gathering Power||131x the unaided eye|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||12.0|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||11x|
|Optical Coatings||Fully coated glass optics|
|Optical Tube Info:||N.A.|
|Optical Tube Length||34"|
|Other Accessories||SkyPortal app|
|Resolution||Rayleigh: 1.74 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.45 arc seconds|
|Star Diagonal||Erect image 90 degree (1.25")|
|Total Telescope Kit Weight||7.0 lbs|
|Tripod||Aluminum, 52" max height|
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