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CELESTRON ASTROMASTER 80AZ REFRACTOR TELESCOPE

SKU : CE-21082

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  • Ideal for Planetary Viewing.
  • Erect Image Optics for Terrestrial Viewing.
  • Easy to Setup and Takedown.
  • Red-dot Finderscope is Permanently Mounted for Convenience.
  • Fully Coated Glass Optics for the Best Light Transmission.
  • Free Download of SkyPortal to Help you Locate Targets in the Night Sky.

Product Details

  • The AstroMaster 80AZS is a short refractor telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing. The short focal length is ideal for viewing star clusters and nebulae, while the erect image star diagonal makes the optical tube ideal for using as a spotting scope during the day.

    Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will have you observing in no time. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on raised surfaces like a picnic table. An included accessory tray will help you keep track of eyepieces and other small items while observing.

    The total telescope kit weighs in at just 10 pounds—perfect for impromptu observing sessions or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you.

    Features of the Celestron AstroMaster 80AZ Telescope

    Manual Alt-Azimuth Telescope

    Navigate the sky with a panhandle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.

    Accessories Included

    The AstroMaster 80AZS comes with two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), erect image diagonal, and finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object. The erect image diagonal allows for right-side-up viewing ideal for terrestrial subjects but can also be used for celestial objects. The red dot finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.

    Starry Night Software

    Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

    OPTICAL TUBE INFO      

    • Optical Design: Refractor.
    • Aperture: 80 mm (3.1 inches).
    • Focal Length:400 mm (15.74 inches).
    • Focal Ratio: f/5.
    • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1:20 mm (0.78 inches).
    • Magnification of Eyepiece 1:20x.
    • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2:10 mm (0.4 inches).
    • Magnification of Eyepiece 2:40x.
    • Finderscope: Red dot finderscope.
    • Star Diagonal:Erect Image, 90 degrees (1.25 inches).
    • Optical Tube: Aluminum.
    • Highest Useful Magnification:189x.
    • Lowest Useful Magnification: 11x.
    • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.
    • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.74 arc seconds.
    • Resolution (Dawes): 1.45 arc seconds.
    • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 131x.
    • Optical Coatings: Fully-Coated.
    • Optical Tube Length:2 mm (18 inches).
    • Optical Tube Weight:8 lbs (1270 g).
    • Dovetail: Vixen/CG-5.

    MOUNT INFO  

    • Mount Type: Manual Alt-Azimuth.
    • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod):8 mm - 1295.4 mm (32 inches to 51 inches).
    • Tripod Leg Diameter:25-inch steel legs.
    • Accessory Tray:Yes.
    • Slew Speeds: Manual.
    • Tripod Weight: 7.6 pounds.
    • Dovetail Compatibility: Vixen/CG-5.
    • Software: Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App.
    • Total Telescope Kit Weight:4 pounds.

     

  • specifications

    Aperture80 mm (3.25")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25" Nosepiece
    Dawes Limit1.45 arcseconds
    Focal Length400 mm
    Focal Ratiof/5
    Free ShippingYes
    Highest Magnification160x
    Light Gathering Power131x
    Limiting Magnitude13.3
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    Tube Length457.2mm
    Tube Weight2.8 lbs
  • included items

    • Optical tube.
    • Mount and tripod (preassembled).
    • 20 mm eyeiece.
    • 10 mm eyepiece.
    • Erect image diagonal.
    • Red dot finderscope.
    • Manual.

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