About the Celestron Cometron 114AZ - 114mm Reflector Telescope & Alt-Az Mount...
Even beginning stargazers can catch stunning views of the next comet with the Celestron Cometron 114AZ. Designed specifically for viewing comets, the Celestron Telescope Cometron 114AZ offers a 114 mm parabolic mirror to capture the sharpest views of even dim comets on their journey toward the Sun. Two high-quality Kellner Celestron Telescope Eyepieces are included to enhance your views. The simple Newtonian reflector optical design, altazimuth mount, and included red-dot finderscope make it easy to navigate the night sky. A steel tripod provides stability.
Celestron Cometron 114AZ is also a perfect Celestron Telescope for viewing objects in our solar system and beyond. Its wide field of view renders the Moon, the Milky Way galaxy, and the rings of Saturn in impressive detail. You'''ll even be able to observe the moons of Jupiter as well as distant objects like the Orion Nebula.
Celestron Cometron 114AZ - 114mm Reflector Telescope & Alt-Az Mount Features...
- Quality optical design - parabolic mirror provides sharp image and eliminates spherical aberration
- Fast focal ratio offers a wide field of view, perfect for observing comets, star clusters, galaxies, and more
- No-tool setup means you are up and observing in no time
- Lightweight and portable, a great grab-and-go telescope
- Large aperture collects more light and provides more detail
Celestron Cometron 114AZ - 114mm Reflector Telescope & Alt-Az Mount Specifications...
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm): 114 mm (4.49 in)
Focal Length: 450 mm (18 in)
Focal Ratio: 3.95
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20mm Kellner mm (0.79 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10mm Kellner mm (0.39 in)
Finderscope: StarPointer Red Dot Finder
Mount Type: Alt-azimuth with panning handle
Tripod: Adjustable, stainless steel
Tripod Leg Diameter: 1.0in
Highest Useful Magnification: 269 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 16 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.8
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.22 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.02 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 265 x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 1.35 in (34 mm)
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 9.05 %
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 30 %
Optical Coatings : Aluminum with SiO2
Optical Tube Length: 18 in (457 mm)
Optical Tube Weight: 3.8 lbs (1.72 kg)
Total Telescope Kit Weight: 8.4 lbs (3.81 kg)
Mount Height (Max): 46 in (1168 mm)
Mount Height (Min): 29 in (737 mm)
Celestron Product Number: 21079