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Navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing on the all new Celestron Travel Scope 80mm with Backpack. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.



  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Aperture: 80 mm (3.1")
  • Focal Length: 400 mm (15.74")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.78")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 20x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10 mm (0.4")
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 40x
  • Finderscope: 5x24
  • Star Diagonal: Erect Image, 45° (1.25")
  • 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: Coated glass optics
  • Optical Tube Length: 457.2 mm (18")
  • Optical Tube Weight: 2.4 lbs (1134")
  • Dovetail: Vixen/CG-5



  • Mount Type: Manual Alt Azimuth
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 558.8 mm - 1320.8 mm (22"-52")
  • Tripod Leg Diameter: 1.25" aluminum
  • Accessory Tray: Yes
  • Slew Speeds: Manual
  • Tripod Weight: 1.8 lbs (816.46 g)
  • Dovetail Compatibility: Vixen/CG-5 saddle plate
  • Software: Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight: 4.5 lbs (2041.16 g)
  • Included Accessories: Optical tube | Mount/tripod (preassembled) | 20 mm eyepiece | 10 mm eyepiece | Erect image diagonal | 5x24 finderscope | Smartphone adapter | SkyPortal app | Starry Night Basic edition | Manual | Backpack to store scope and accessories


Accessories Included

The Travel Scope 80 comes with two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), erect image diagonal, finderscope, a smartphone adapter, and a travel backpack. 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 permanently mounted red dot finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.

Smartphone Adapter – Image celestial or terrestrial objects with this smartphone adapter. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to any telescope eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45 mm or smaller. The additional magnification provided by the eyepiece allows your phone to capture great images of the Moon and planets.  This smartphone adapter installs easily by clamping over the top of an eyepiece.  The smartphone is held in position with the help of tightening knobs that securely lock your phone in place. Some large and/or bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.


Travel Backpack – A custom backpack comes with your telescope for you to store your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces and accessories comfortably.


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.


Aperture80 mm (3.15")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25" Nosepiece
Dawes Limit1.45 arcseconds
Focal Length400 mm
Focal Ratiof/5
Free ShippingYes
Hightest Magnification160x
Light Gathering Power131x
Limiting Magnitude13.3
Optical DesignDoublet
Tube Length457.2mm
Tube Weight2.4 lbs


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