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Celestron ExploraScope 80AZ 80mm Refractor Telescope

Frys#: 9172578 Model: 22102
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Engineered 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.

Detailed Description
(Manufacturer # 22102 )
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
Optical Tube Info
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 80mm (3.1")
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/11
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 20mm (1.25")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 4mm (1.25")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 225x
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finder
Star Diagonal Erect image 90 (1.25")
Highest Useful Magnification 189x
Lowest Useful Magnification 11x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.0
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.74 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.45 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 131x
Optical Coatings Fully coated glass optics
Optical Tube Length 34"
Barlow Lens 3x (1.25")
Mount Info
Mount Type Manual Alt-Azimuth
Height Adjustment Range (includes mount and tripod) Aluminum, 52" max height
Total Telescope Kit Weight 7.0 lbs
Software Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal app
What's in the Box
  • 2 eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens
Brand Celestron
Condition New
UPC 050234221023
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