Celestron Powerseeker 80EQ Telescope

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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.

Key Specs:

  • Model Number: 21048
  • Magnification: 225
  • Barlow Lens: 3X
  • Tripod: Pre-Assembled Metal Tripod
 

Features

 

Benefits

  • Telescope Type: Refractor
  • 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.
  • Finderscope: 5x24
  • 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.

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5.0

Great telescope for the novice

By Sheriff Steve

from Fort Clark Springs, Texas

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Quality Lenses
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • Heavy
  • More hands on instruction
  • Would like a carrying bag

Best Uses

  • Animal tracking
  • Astronomy
  • Bird Watching
  • Landscape viewing
  • Travel

Comments about Celestron Powerseeker 80EQ Telescope:

1.Great range of usefulness-
2.Will take some time to become comfortable w lenses and counter weights.
3.Difficult to transport.

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