• Frys.com #6661734
  • Manufacturer: CELESTRON
  • UPC #050234220514
  • Model #80LCM
    • High quality 80 mm refractor
    • Lightweight Computerized Mount
    • Built-on StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
    • Quick-release computerized base, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
    • Sturdy aluminum tripod and accessory tray included
    • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
    • "TheSkyX ? First Light Edition" astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images



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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # 80LCM )


    Automatically Locates The Wonders Of The Universe With Its Motorized System & On Board Computer! 

    All glass, fully coated optics reveal the depths of our solar system and the wonders of the Universe. Fully adjustable tripod features a convenient accessory tray. Easy to use computerized hand control allows user to locate objects at the touch of a button.

    • Proven NexStar computer control technology
    • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
    • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
    • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
    • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
    • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer


    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture (mm) 80 mm (3.15 in)
    Focal Length (mm) 900 mm (35 in)
    Focal Ratio 11
    Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
    Magnification 1 36 x
    Eyepiece 2 (mm) 9 mm (0.35 in)
    Magnification 2 100 x
    Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
    Star Diagonal 1.25 Erect Image
    Mount Motorized Altazimuth
    Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
    Tripod Aluminum
    Weight (lbs) 14 lbs (6.35 kg)
    Highest Useful Magnification 189 x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 11 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.74 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 1.45 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 131 x
    Angular Field of View (deg) 1.6 °
    Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 84 ft (26 m)
    Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
    Payload Capacity 5 lbs (2.27 kg)
    Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
    Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
    Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
    Database 4,000 Object Database


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

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