Celestron Powerseeker 50AZ Telescope

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R 699

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    Celestron Powerseeker 50AZ Telescope

    This is an entry level telescope.

    - Optical Design: Refractor
    - Aperture (mm): 50 mm (1.97 in)
    - Focal Length: 600 mm (24 in)
    - Focal Ratio: 12
    - Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
    - Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 30 x
    - Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 12 mm (0.47 in)
    - Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 50 x
    - Focal Length of Eyepiece 3 (mm): 4 mm (0.16 in)
    - Magnification of Eyepiece 3: 150 x
    - Barlow Lens: 3 x
    - Finderscope: 5x24
    - Star Diagonal: 0.96''
    - Mount Type: Altazimuth
    - Tripod: Aluminum
    - Highest Useful Magnification: 118 x
    - Lowest Useful Magnification: 7.14 x
    - Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11
    - Resolution (Rayleigh): 2.79 arc seconds
    - Resolution (Dawes):2.32 arc seconds
    - Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 51 x
    - Apparent Field of View: 1.4 degrees
    - Linear Field of View (at 1000 yds): 72 ft (22 m)
    - Optical Tube Length: 24 in (610 mm)

    Product Highlights:
    - Quick and easy no-tool setup
    - Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
    - Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
    - Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
    - 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
    - Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
    - ''TheSkyx - First Light Edition'' astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

    PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer!

    The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.
    Limited (12 months)
    Celestron Powerseeker 50AZ Telescope
    South Africa
    Bundle deals expire when stock runs out. T&Cs apply

    Lianne, South Africa. 16 November 2016

    Good telescope for a beginner or for someone that wants to look at the moon and stars but not necessarily see the dust on them. It's easy to set up and instructions on the different lenses is understandable.

    SR, South Africa. 26 December 2016

    Very shaky

    Davin, South Africa. 29 October 2015

    This telescope is very cheap. Its made from plastic and the stand is fragile and unsturdy. It would put a beginner off using telescopes. Rather spend more money and get a decent solid scope.

    viihunnid, South Africa. 13 August 2015

    it's really good

    Karen, South Africa. 18 November 2016

    Very impressed with product

    R 699

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