The Celestron PowerSeeker 50AZ Telescope is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. The PowerSeeker is quick and easy to set up. Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use.
All 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. They are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.
- Quick and easy no-tool setup
- Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
- Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
- Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
- 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
- Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 50 mm (1.97 in)
Focal Length 600 mm (24 in)
Focal Ratio 12
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 30 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 12 mm (0.47 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 50 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 3 (mm) 4 mm (0.16 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 3 150 x
Barlow Lens 3 x
Star Diagonal 0.96"
Mount Type Altazimuth
Highest Useful Magnification 118 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 7.14 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11
Resolution (Rayleigh) 2.79 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 2.32 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 51 x
Apparent Field of View 1.4 deg
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 72 ft (22 m)
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Optical Tube Length 24 in (610 mm)
What can I see with this telescope ?
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