Celestron PowerSeeker 60AZ Refractor – 60mm

R2,664

  • Fully coated optics, includes 2 lenses
  • Alt-azimuth control
  • Adjustable height tripod
  • Easy setup
  • Starry Night software

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Description

The Celestron PowerSeeker 60AZ Refractor – 60mm offers versatility for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, catering to on-the-go observation needs. With its capacity to observe planets, the moon, star clusters, and deep sky objects this Celestron telescope is compact yet powerful.

Compact and lightweight, the PowerSeeker 60AZ is highly portable, weighing just 3.18 kg for the total telescope kit. This makes it easy to transport to various observing locations, ensuring convenience and accessibility for astronomy enthusiasts on the go.

Its erect image star diagonal enhances its usability as a spotting scope during daytime observations, adding to its practicality and value. The alt-azimuth control allows users to easily track celestial targets as they move across the night sky. Two eyepieces, offering magnifications of 35x and 175x respectively, provide versatility for observing objects of varying sizes and distances.

The Celestron telescope includes a 1.25″ erect image diagonal, which contributes to comfortable daytime viewing experiences.  Furthermore, the Starry Night software adds value to the telescope, providing users with additional resources and tools for exploring the night sky.

Setting up the Celestron PowerSeeker telescope is hassle-free, ensuring a seamless transition from assembly to observation. Even for beginners, assembling the telescope and its accompanying accessories takes only minutes. The adjustable tripod legs enable users to customize the refractor telescope to their preferences, or position it on elevated surfaces.

For casual stargazing or more serious astronomical pursuits, the PowerSeeker 60AZ offers a convenient and user-friendly solution for exploring the wonders of the universe.

FEATURES

  • Fully coated optics
  • Alt-azimuth control
  • Adjustable height tripod
  • Includes 2 lenses
  • Easy setup
  • Starry Night software

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CELESTRON POWERSEEKER 60AZ REFRACTOR

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 60mm
Focal Length 700mm
Focal Ratio f/12
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 20mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 35x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 4mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 175x
Finderscope 5×24
Star Diagonal 1.25″ Erect Image Diagonal
Highest Useful Magnification 142x
Lowest Useful Magnification 8.57x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.4
Resolution (Rayleigh) 2.32 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.93 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 73x
Optical Coatings Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length 711mm
Barlow Lens 3x
Mount Type Altazimuth
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Aluminum
Total Telescope Kit Weight 3.18 kg

 

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Brand

Celestron

For decades, Celestron has pioneered the optics industry, consistently innovating and introducing cutting-edge products featuring revolutionary technologies. Established in the 20th century, the company quickly gained prominence under Tom Johnson, who introduced the C8 telescope, revolutionizing astronomy and setting a new standard for optical performance. Over the years, Celestron has expanded its range to cater to a diverse audience. From telescopes and binoculars to spotting scopes and microscopes, they offer a lineup of instruments designed to inspire exploration and discovery. Each product is crafted with precision and incorporates state-of-the-art technologies. One of Celestron's strengths lies in its commitment to innovation. The company consistently invests in research and development, pushing the boundaries of optical technology. Their products lead the way in technological advancement, solidifying their reputation as an industry leader. Moreover, Celestron actively fosters a community of enthusiasts and supports astronomers and nature lovers worldwide. Through initiatives, programs, and partnerships, Celestron strives to inspire curiosity and promote STEM education. By empowering individuals to explore the wonders of the universe and the natural world, Celestron continues to make a lasting impact on the global community.
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