The Celestron® PowerSeeker® 80EQ telescope is a great way to open up the wonders of the universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker® series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. The German Equatorial Mount uses a counterweight opposite the telescope to counterbalance the weight of the telescope.
Tripod:Pre-Assembled Metal Tripod
A lens-based telescope that operates by bending light into focus. This design can be used terrestial, astronomical viewing or both depending on the model. It is usually regarded as rugged and low maintenance.
Focal Length:900 mm
Mount Type:German Equatorial Mount
Uses a counterweight opposite the telescope to counterbalance the weight of the telescope. The telescope may be polar aligned to track the sky and compensate for the Earth's rotation.