Explore the terrestrial and celestial world around you with the PowerSeeker 80, a short refractor telescope perfect for viewing on the go. With this telescope, you can see the planets, moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy at night. Plus, the erect image star diagonal makes the optical tube ideal for use as a daytime spotting scope. This is a manual alt-azimuth telescope meaning it rotates around a simple two-axis mount with an easy-to-use panning handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
This easy to use telescope is also easy to set up, it’ll have you observing in just minutes – no tools required! The kit is lightweight and perfect for taking with you wherever your exploration may take you.
It comes with an adjustable tripod that enables you to customize the height or place it on uneven surfaces. Plus, you’ll receive a number of accessories with the telescope:
- Two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm) – The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object.
- An erect image diagonal – The erect image diagonal allows for right-side-up viewing ideal for terrestrial subjects but can also be used for celestial objects.
- 3x Barlow lens – For even more magnification, connect your 3x Barlow lens to triple the power of each eyepiece.
- Finderscope – The finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.
What’s more? You have access to Celestron’s Starry Night Software! Download the software to learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. This is a premier astronomy software package that will maximize your astronomy experience.