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Celestron Astromaster 80AZS Short Refractor Telescope - 21082

Celestron   ——   SKU: CEL-21082
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Celestron Astromaster 80AZS Short Refractor Telescope

  • Celestron Astromaster 80AZS Short Refractor Telescope and tripod
  • 80 mm aperture short refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame
  • Start observing in no time with a quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), erect image diagonal, and red dot finderscope
  • Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing
  • Adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray

The AstroMaster 80AZS from Celestron is a short refractor telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing. Its 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 actually 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 only 10 pounds; perfect for impromptu observing sessions at home, or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you. You can navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with an adjustable clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the mount via the pan handle in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.

The AstroMaster 80AZS comes with two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), an erect image diagonal, and a 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 easy observing.

About the 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's Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

Specifications:

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
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 StarPointer finderscope
Star Diagonal Erect Image, 90° (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 Fully-Coated
Optical Tube Length 457.2 mm (18")
Optical Tube Weight 2.8 lb (1270 g)
Dovetail Vixen/CG-5

 

MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type Manual Alt Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 812.8 mm - 1295.4 mm (32"-51")
Tripod Leg Diameter 1.25" steel legs
Accessory Tray Yes
Slew Speeds Manual
Tripod Weight 7.6 lb (3447.3 g)
Dovetail Compatibility Vixen/CG-5
Software Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App
Total Telescope Kit Weight 10.4 lb (4717.35 g)
Included Accessories Optical tube | Mount and tripod (preassembled) | 20 mm eyepiece | 10 mm eyepiece | Erect image diagonal | StarPointer finderscope | User Manual
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