POWERSEEKER 80EQ TELESCOPE - SKU# 21048

by Celestron
Save 28%
$221.95
$159.95
  • Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles to locate and track sky objects
  • Adjustable, full height tripod with deluxe accessory tray
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Accessories include a 20mm and 4mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens.
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 80EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The PowerSeeker mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 4mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.  The 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece.

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. 

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design: Refractor
Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
Focal Length: 900mm (35")
Focal Ratio: f/11
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (0.79")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 4mm (0.16")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 225x
Barlow Lens: 3x
Finderscope: 5x24
Star Diagonal: 1.25" Erect Image Diagonal
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type: German Equatorial
Accessory Tray: No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder
Tripod: 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
Apparent Field of View: 1.2°
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 61 ft (19 m)
Optical Coatings: Multi-Coated
Optical Tube Length: 965mm (38")
Total Telescope Kit Weight: 19 lbs (8.62 kg)
Software: Starry Night Basic Edition
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

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