Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ Telescope

Vendor: Celestron

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Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ Telescope

Celestron SKU: 22100 | Helix SKU: CT22100


  • A classic refractor 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 60AZ 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 60mm (2.4")
Barlow Lens 3x (1.25")
Eyepiece / Magnification H20mm (1.25") / 35x; SR4mm (1.25") / 175x
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finder
Focal Length 700mm
Focal Ratio f/12
Highest Useful Magnification 142x
Light Gathering Power 73x the unaided eye
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.4
Lowest Useful Magnification 9x
Mount Info: N.A.
Optical Coatings Fully coated glass optics
Optical Design Refractor
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 32"
Other Accessories SkyPortal app
Resolution Rayleigh: 2.32 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.93 arc seconds
Star Diagonal Erect image 90 degree (1.25")
Total Telescope Kit Weight 5.2 lbs
Tripod Aluminum, 52" max height
Warranty 2-Years