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Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 Refractor Telescope

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Value $10.95
B&H # CEP50 Mfr # 21039
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You Pay: $31.95
Product Highlights
  • 50mm Aperture
  • 600mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • 0.96" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Slow-Motion Control Handles
  • Three Eyepieces with a 3x Barlow Lens
  • Adjustable Height Tripod and Tray
  • 5x24 Finderscope and 90° Diagonal

The PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 Refractor Telescope from Celestron is a starter scope designed to introduce viewers to astronomy by giving them a complete set up for viewing the moon, planets, meteor showers, and brighter deep-sky objects. Its manual alt-azimuth mount has an altitude lock and slow-motion controls for precise tracking of subjects. Three eyepieces provide 30x, 50x, and 150x magnifications with a 3x Barlow lens that triples the magnification of each eyepiece for a wider-range of observing possibilities. An adjustable height aluminum tripod provides a stable platform for sky-watching, and the included 90° star diagonal makes looking through the scope more comfortable, especially when aiming the telescope toward the zenith.

Optical Performance
  • 50mm aperture
  • 600mm focal length
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • Refractor-style optical design
  • Anti-reflection multicoated optics
Mount and Tripod
  • Alt-Azimuth mount with altitude lock
  • Slow-motion control controls for precise tracking
  • 2-Stage adjustable height aluminum tripod
  • Accessory tray
Eyepieces and Accessories
  • 0.96" diameter eyepiece barrel
  • 20mm eyepiece yields 30x magnification
  • 12mm eyepiece yields 50x magnification
  • 4mm eyepiece yields 150x magnification
  • 3x Barlow lens effectively triples the magnification of each eyepiece for wider viewing options
  • 90° star diagonal vertically corrects images and provides a more comfortable viewing position
  • 5x24 finderscope and bracket
Optical Design Refractor
Optical Lens Diameter 2.0" (50mm)
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/12.0
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 0.96"
Focuser 0.96" Rack-and-Pinion
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod 2-Stage, adjustable-height
Finderscope 5 x 24
Length 24" (30 cm), OTA
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 Refractor Telescope
  • 20mm, 12mm & 4mm Eyepieces
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • 90° Erect Image Diagonal
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    CelestronPowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 Refractor Telescope
     
    4.0

    (based on 1 review)

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    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good value for the money

    By Paul

    from Phoenix, AZ

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy

      Comments about Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 Refractor Telescope:

      This was purchased as a gift for my nephew. He is a beginner in astronomy and I wanted to get him a telescope that was easy to use and would last him a few years. It was very easy to assemble and the instructions were straight forward. We enjoyed the software included in the package and we were gazing at stars the first night we received it.

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