Celestron SKU: 21049 | Helix SKU: CT21049
Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are 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.
Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for the entire family.
PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up – even for the novice. No tools are required for assembly!
Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial (land) viewing as well as astronomical use.
All of Celestron’s PowerSeekers include a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye!
PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.
Erect Image Optics are ideal for terretrial (land) and astronomical (sky) use.
Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “TheSky®” Level 1 software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model.
|Accessory Tray||No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder|
|Aperture (mm)||127 mm (5 in)|
|Apparent Field of View||0.8 "|
|Barlow Lens||3 x|
|Focal Length||1000 mm (39 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ...||20 mm (0.79 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 ...||4 mm (0.16 in)|
|Highest Useful Magnification||300 x|
|Light Gathering Power (Comp...||329 x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||13|
|Linear Field of View (@1000...||43 ft (13 m)|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||18 x|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||50 x|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||250 x|
|Mount Type||German Equatorial|
|Optical Design||Newtonian Reflector|
|Optical Tube Info:||N.A.|
|Optical Tube Length||20 in (508 mm)|
|Resolution (Dawes)||0.91 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.1 arc seconds|
|Secondary Mirror Obstructio...||10%|
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction||1.6 in (41 mm)|
|Warranty||2-year Telescope Warranty|