The Celestron PowerSeeker 60AZ Refractor is a beginner multi-purpose scope that is perfect for family outdoor occasions such as camping. The lightweight and compact design of this telescope allows it to be setup in minutes with no additional tools necessary! Simply mount the optical tube to the top of the altaz tripod and the user will have a fully functional beginner telescope that can be used both at night for astronomy and terrestrial daytime observing. Celestron has also included a few accessories with the purchase of this scope. This includes a 5x24 finderscope, 20mm eyepiece, 4mm eyepiece, 1.25" diagonal, 3x barlow lens, accessory tray and TheSkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software.
- 60mm refractor OTA
f/12 focal ratio
- Altaz mount
- 5x24 finderscope
- 20mm eyepiece
- 4mm eyepiece
- 1.25" diagonal
- 3x barlow
- Aluminum tripod
- TheSkyX First Light Edition Astronomy 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 60AZ 60mm Refractor Telescope|
|Manufacturer Part No||CEL-21041|
|Telescope Aperture||3" and Under|
|Accessory Tray||No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder|
|Angular Field of View||1.2 degree|
|Aperture||60mm (2.36 in)|
|Eyepiece 1||20mm (0.79 in)|
|Eyepiece 2||4mm (0.16 in)|
|Eyepiece 1 Magnification||35x|
|Eyepiece 2 Magnification||175x|
|Finderscope||5 x 24|
|Focal Length||700mm (27.56 in)|
|Light Gathering Power||73x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11.4|
|Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)||61 ft (18.59 m)|
|Optical Tube Length||28 in (711.2mm)|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.93 arcsec|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||2.32 arcsec|
|Star Diagonal||1.25" Erect Image Diagonal|