Celestron ExploraScope 60 AZ Telescope

  • A 60 mm (2.4-inch) Achromatic Refractor.
  • Focal Ratio: f/12.
  • Focal Length: 700 mm.
  • Excellent for Beginners.
  • Includes 2 Eyepieces, a 3x Barlow, and a Diagonal.
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Celestron ExploraScope 60 AZ Telescope

The ExploraScope 60AZ from Celestron is an excellent 60 mm (2.4-inch) aperture achromatic refracting telescope for anyone interested in celestial targets like the rings of Saturn or Jupiters Red Spot. From the former planet of Pluto to our own Moon, any object within our Solar System can be a valid target for the ExploraScope 60AZ. It provides splendid clarity and superb quality of views and images for your enjoyment and is an all-around great value observational telescope.

The ExploraScope 60AZ comes with a pair of eyepieces of different focal lengths and magnifications to help you widen your range of targets, as well as a Barlow lens with 3x magnification to further enhance your observation experience. There is a StarPointer finderscope to help you locate your targets and a 90-degree erect image diagonal to place objects top-side-up. This telescope is also accompanied by an alt-azimuth (AZ) mount atop a tripod with adjustable aluminum legs and an accessory tray/ leg spreader for more stability


  • Optical Design: Refractor.
  • Aperture: 60 mm (2.4 inches).
  • Focal Length: 700 mm.
  • Focal Ratio: f/12.
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: H20 mm (1.25 inches).
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 35x.
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: SR4 mm (1.25 inches).
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 175x.
  • Finderscope: StarPointer red dot finder.
  • Star Diagonal: Erect image 90-degree (1.25 inches).
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 142x.
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 9x.
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.4.
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 2.32 arc seconds.
  • Resolution (Dawes): 1.93 arc seconds.
  • Light Gathering Power: 73x the unaided eye.
  • Optical Coatings: Fully coated glass optics.
  • Optical Tube Length: 32 inches.
  • Barlow Lens: 3x (1.25 inches).


  • Mount Type: Manual Alt-Azimuth.
  • Height Adjustment Range (includes mount and tripod): Aluminum, 52 inches max height.
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight: 5.2 pounds.
  • Software: Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal app.

Celestron Product Number: 22100


Aperture60 mm (2.25")
Focal Length700 mm
Focal Ratiof/12
Free ShippingYes
Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
Optical DesignDoublet
OTA Length32"
Warranty2 Year Warranty
Weight5.2 pounds



  • ExploraScope 60 Achromatic Refractor OTA.
  • ExploraScope AZ Mount.
  • Tripod/ Adjustable Aluminum Legs.
  • Accessory Tray/ Spreader. 
  • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #1: H 20 mm, 35x mag.
  • 1.25-Inch Eyepiece #2: SR 4 mm, 175x mag. 
  • 1.25-Inch 90-degree Erect Image Diagonal.
  • 1.25-Inch Barlow Lens: 3x magnification.
  • StarPointer red dot finder, attached.
  • SkyPortal app.
  • 2 Year Warranty.