Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ Telescope

Vendor: Celestron

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Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ Telescope

Celestron SKU: 22103 | Helix SKU: CT22103


  • A classic Newtonian reflector telescope with a fresh, new look and a redesigned mount for added stability
  • New altitude slow motion rod offers smoother, more precise control and pointing accuracy
  • StarPointer finderscope helps you navigate the night sky and aim at targets with its illuminated red dot
  • Works for daytime terrestrial observing and astronomical viewing
  • Includes 2 eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens


Engineered with the beginner in mind, the ExploraScope 114AZ is the perfect telescope to discover the Moon, rings of Saturn, moons of Jupiter, Orion Nebula, and all the best celestial objects. The included red dot finderscope helps you sight objects in the sky and center them in your telescope’s eyepiece. Use the new altitude slow motion rod for precise pointing and following objects as they appear to move across the sky.

ExploraScope comes complete with everything you need to get started with amateur astronomy: 2 eyepieces, a 3x Barlow lens to triple the magnifying power of each eyepiece, an erect image diagonal for correct image orientation, and a full-height aluminum tripod. Plus, you can download Celestron’s SkyPortal app for iOS and Android devices to help locate and learn about celestial objects. With ExploraScope, you get the best out-of-the-box experience in the entry-level price range.


Aperture 114mm (4.5")
Barlow Lens 3x (1.25")
Eyepiece / Magnification Erect Image H20mm (1.25") / 50x; Standard SR4mm (1.25") / 250x
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finder
Focal Length 1000mm
Focal Ratio f/9
Highest Useful Magnification 269x
Light Gathering Power 265x the unaided eye
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.8
Lowest Useful Magnification 16x
Mount Info: N.A.
Optical Coatings Fully coated glass optics
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 24"
Other Accessories SkyPortal app
Resolution Rayleigh: 1.22 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.02 arc seconds
Total Telescope Kit Weight 6.7 lbs
Tripod Aluminum, 52" max height
Warranty 2-Years
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