Celestron 80LCM Computerized Telescope

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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.

Key Specs:

  • Model Number: 80LCM
  • Objective Lens: 80 mm
  • Focal Ratio: 11.25
  • Eyepiece 1 Focal Length: 25 mm
  • Eyepiece 1 Magnification: 36x
  • Eyepiece 2 Focal Length: 9 mm
  • Eyepiece 2 Magnification: 100x
  • Coated Lens: Yes
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 189x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12
  • Field of View: 84 ft @ 1000 yds
  • Angular Field of View: 1.6 Degrees
  • Tripod: Aluminum Tripod
  • Slew Speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes: Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
  • Object Database: 4000
  • Weight: 14 lbs
 

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: StarPointer
  • 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.

Additional Info


    • 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

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