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Celestron Powerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit

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Value $10.95
B&H # CEP80EQ Mfr # 21048
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You Pay: $139.95
Product Highlights
  • 900mm f/11.3 Achromatic Refractor
  • Manual Equatorial Mount

The Celestron PowerSeeker 80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope Kit is one of a series in a collection of affordable entry-level variations, offered with choices of aperture, mount type and types of telescope to suit your needs. No tools are required for their assembly!

Glossy silver aluminum finish
Glass components
Coated optics
Equatorial mount with counterweight
Optical Design Achromatic refractor
Optical Lens Diameter 3.1" (80mm)
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/11.3
Maximum Useful Magnification 157x
Resolving Power Rayleigh: 1.74 arc seconds
Dawes: 1.45 arc seconds
Optical Tube Dimensions Length: 38" / 965 mm
Mount Type Equatorial
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
Finderscope 5x24 Straight
Tripod Full size aluminum
Motor No
GO-TO Capability No
PC Compatible No
Power Source None
Weight 26.0 lbs (11.79kg)
Celestron Powerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 20mm (45x)& 4mm (225x) 1.25" Eyepieces
  • 3x 1.25" Barlow Lens
  • 1.25" 90° Erect Image Diagonal
  • Tube Rings
  • Tripod w/ Accessory Tray
  • The Sky CD-ROM Software for Windows
  • 2-Year Warranty
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    CelestronPowerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit
     
    4.3

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    Pros

    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (3)

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      4.0

      MOST POWERFULL LENS IS HARD TO FOCUS

      By DOUG

      from FLORIDA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Difficult To Focus
      • Poor Lens Quality

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Bird Watching
      • Travel

      Comments about Celestron Powerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit:

      EXCELLENT FOR BEGINNERS

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      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good telescope, good value

      By Berkeley astro newbie

      from Berkeley, CA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Easy to Use
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Difficult To Focus
      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy

      Comments about Celestron Powerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit:

      We bought this for my 12 yo, and none of us have any experience. It seems to be good quality and very good value. We have successfully viewed planets through the low power lens, not yet been able to focus through the higher power eyepiece. The equatorial mount seems to be well done, though it is a little looser than ideal -- perhaps our fault in setting it up. It should be said that the Celestron instructions are pretty terrible for beginners, in part because of Chinese english (or some other explanation for bizarre syntax and typos), in part because of poor labelling and photos.

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      (2 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Celestron Powerseeker EQ 80 Telescope

      By Vulcan Scientist

      from Saint Peters Missouri

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy

        Comments about Celestron Powerseeker-80 EQ 3.1"/80mm Refractor Telescope Kit:

        Good value for the money

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        • No

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