Celestron 80 LCM Computerized Telescope


Vendor: Celestron


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Celestron 80 LCM Computerized Telescope

Celestron SKU: 22051 | Helix SKU: CT22051

Overview

GENERAL FEATURES

  • High quality 80 mm refractor
  • Lightweight Computerized Mount
  • Built-on StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release computerized base, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Sturdy aluminum tripod and accessory tray included
  • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • BONUS Astronomy Software download with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

COMPUTERIZED MOUNT FEATURES

  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • 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

Description

AUTOMATICALLY LOCATES THE WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE WITH ITS MOTORIZED SYSTEM & ON BOARD COMPUTER! 

All glass, fully coated optics reveal the depths of our solar system and the wonders of the Universe. Fully adjustable tripod features a convenient accessory tray. Easy to use computerized hand control allows user to locate objects at the touch of a button.

Specifications

 

Optical Tube Info:
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 80 mm (3.15 in)
Focal Length 900 mm (35 in)
Focal Ratio 11
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 36 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 9 mm (0.35 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 100 x
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal 1.25 Erect Image
Mount Info:
Mount Type Motorized Altazimuth
Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
Tripod Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification 189 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 11 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.74 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.45 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 131 x
Apparent Field of View 1.6 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 84 ft (26 m)
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Database 4,000 Object Database
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty