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Celestron PowerSeeker 60AZ

Description

The PowerSeeker 60 is a refractor telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The PowerSeeker can view the planets, moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy at night. 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, so you can begin 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. 

Features

  • 60mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm), erect image star diagonal, finderscope, and a Barlow Lens.
  • Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
  • Adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray.
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Specifications

Weight

3.18kg

Optical Design

Refractor

Aperture

60mm (2.36")

Focal Length

700mm (28")

Focal Ratio

12

Focal Length of Eyepiece 1

20mm (0.79")

Magnification of Eyepiece 1

35x

Focal Length of Eyepiece 2

4mm (0.16")

Magnification of Eyepiece 2

175x

Finderscope

5x24

Star Diagonal

1.25" Erect Image Diagonal

Highest Useful Magnification

142x

Lowest Useful Magnification

8.57x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude

11.4

Resolution (Rayleigh)

2.32 arc seconds

Resolution (Dawes)

1.93 arc seconds

Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)

73x

Optical Coatings

Fully-Coated

Optical Tube Length

711mm (28")

Barlow Lens

3x

 

 

 

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