Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ Refractor - 22100

Item # CT22100 (Part # 22100)
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Item Description:
A classic refractor telescope with a fresh, new look and a redesigned mount for added stability

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.

Product Details

  • 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

Technical Specifications

Optical Tube Info

  • Optical Design - Refractor
  • Aperture - 60mm (2.4")
  • Focal Length - 700mm
  • Focal Ratio - f/12
  • Optical Coatings - Fully coated glass optics
  • Eyepiece / Magnification - 2 1.25" eyepieces (20 mm and 4 mm)
  • Star Diagonal - Erect image 90 degree (1.25")
  • Finderscope - Star Pointer Finderscope
  • Barlow Lens - 3x (1.25")
  • Other Accessories - SkyPortal app
  • Resolution - Rayleigh: 2.32 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.93 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power - 73x the unaided eye
  • Highest Useful Magnification - 142x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification - 9x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude - 11.4

Mount Info

  • Tripod - Aluminum, 52" max height
  • Optical Tube Length - 32"
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight - 5.2 lbs
2 Eyepieces
3x Barlow Lens
2-Year Limited Warranty
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