The Celestron PowerSeeker 50AZ is a great telescope for the dream astronomer, taking virtually no effort to use! This telescope is excellent to take out for family camping as it requires no tools to setup simply just mount the optical tube to the altaz tripod and observing can begin! While functioning as an astronomy telescope, it is great for observing bright objects such as the moon, planets, bright stars, and even some brighter deep sky objects, it can also be used as a land scope. Included with the PowerSeeker 50AZ is a 3x Barlow lens as well as a 20mm and 4mm eyepieces. To ensure the best light transmission possible, all the PowerSeeker Series telescopes are built with fully coated glass. For basic education of the night sky, Celestron has included "The Sky" Level 1 Software with the purchase of the PowerSeeker 50AZ Telescope.
- No tools required for setup
- Altaz tripod
- 2" Refractor OTA
- f/12 focal ratio
- Erect image optics for terrestrial and astronomical observing
- Fully coated optics
- Accessory Tray
- 3x Barlow Lens
- 20mm, 12mm, and 4mm eyepieces included
- 0.96" Star Diagonal
- TheSkyX First Light Edition Software
PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer!
The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.
The PowerSeekers come in a choice of refractor or reflector, equatorial or altazimuth mount design. The PowerSeekers come with all coated glass optical components with for enhanced image brightness and clarity. The Newtonian reflectors offer larger aperture and greater light gathering power needed to resolve the faint detail of hundreds of deep-sky and other celestial objects.
All PowerSeekers come on either sturdy equatorial mounts for tracking the sky, or collapsible altazimuth mounts suitable for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use.
The PowerSeekers come with a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens, allowing an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of an unaided eye!
A great choice for teens and families.
|Name||Celestron - PowerSeeker 50AZ 50mm Refractor Telescope|
|Manufacturer Part No||CEL-21039|
|Telescope Aperture||3" and Under|
|Angular Field of View||1.4 degree|
|Aperture||50mm (1.97 in)|
|Eyepiece 1||20mm (0.79 in)|
|Eyepiece 2||12mm (0.47 in)|
|Eyepiece 3||4mm (0.16 in)|
|Eyepiece 1 Magnification||30x|
|Eyepiece 2 Magnification||50x|
|Eyepiece 3 Magnification||150x|
|Finderscope||5 x 24|
|Focal Length||600mm (23.62 in)|
|Light Gathering Power||51x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11|
|Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)||72 ft (21.95 m)|
|Optical Tube Length||24 in (609.6)|
|Resolution (Dawes)||2.32 arcsec|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||2.79 arcsec|