• Frys.com #6459942
  • Manufacturer: CELESTRON
  • UPC #050234210072
  • Model #PowerSeeker 40AZ
  • DESIGNED FOR THE FIRST TIME USER!
    REVEAL THE DEPTHS OF OUR SOLAR SYSTEM AND THE WONDERS OF NATURE.

    The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the fi rst-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. All models feature erect image optics for astronomical and land viewing.

    Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for children and adults alike.


     

     

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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # PowerSeeker 40AZ )

    Features

    General Features

    • Erect image optics for astronomical and land observing

    • Quick and easy no tool set up, perfect for beginners

    • Fully coated glass optics with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness, contrast and clarity

    • 2x Barlow Lens which doubles the magnifying power of each eyepiece

    • The SkyX First Light edition CD-ROM with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

    • Nylon carrying bag for ease of traveling and storage

    • 2 Year Warranty


    Technical Specifications

    Specification

    Value

    Aperture

    40 mm (1.57 in)

    Focal Length (mm)

    400 mm (16 in)

    Focal Ratio

    10

    Eyepiece 1 (mm)

    8 mm (0.31 in)

    Magnification 1

    50 x

    Eyepiece 2 (mm)

    20 mm (0.79 in)

    Magnification 2

    20 x

    Barlow Lens

    2 x

    Finderscope

    2x20

    Mount

    Altazimuth

    Weight (lbs)

    1 lbs (0.45 kg)

    Highest Useful Magnification

    94 x

    Lowest Useful Magnification

    5.71 x

    Limiting Stellar Magnitude

    28

    Resolution (Rayleigh)

    3.48 arc seconds

    Resolution (Dawes)

    2.9 arc seconds

    Light Gathering Power

    33 x

    Optical Coatings

    Fully Coated








    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Type: Refractor
    Mount Type: Altazimuth
    Features: Astrophotography



     

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