The Celestron® 80LCM computerized telescope automatically locates stars, planets and other objects with its motorized system and on-board computer. The all-glass, fully coated optics reveal the depths of our solar system and the wonders of the universe. The fully adjustable tripod features a convenient accessory tray, and the easy-to-use computerized hand control allows you to locate objects at the touch of a button.
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
Dawes Limit: 1.45 arcsec
Star Diagonal: Yes
A star diagonal is an angled mirror or prism that allows viewing from a direction perpendicular to the eyepiece axis. It enables more comfortable viewing when the telescope is pointed directly overhead. The resulting image is shown right side up, but reversed from left to right.
Mount Type: Motorized Altazimuth
Controls: Computerized Hand Control
Automatically locates and points the telescope to major celestial objects at the push of a button. Easily tracks any object in the sky.
Quick-release computerized base, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no-tool setup
Includes CD-ROM "The Sky" Astronomy Software, which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
Proven NexStar computer control technology
SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
Flash-upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer