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Dedicated to unfolding the wonders of the Universe, the 80LCM Computerized Telescope from Celestron features an excellent combination of power and portability. With its computer-automated technology, the LCM is up and running after locating 3 bright celestial objects.
The 80LCM is a high-quality refractor with an 80mm aperture and a focal length of 900mm. The optical system is fully coated for enhanced sharpness and clarity. Two eyepieces are included - one 25mm as well as a 9.0mm. The mounting platform incorporates a sturdy aluminum tripod with a motorized and computerized altazimuth mount.
New observers will make great use of the LCM's built-in Sky Tour feature - simply pressing a button on the LCM computerized hand-controller activates the system to locate and slew to the sky's most interesting objects. Experienced observers will appreciate the comprehensive database of 4000+ objects, along with the customized lists of the most intriguing deep-sky objects, planets, and double stars.
The LCM combines a powerhouse feature-set with Celestron's legendary optical standards to provide amateur astronomers with a sophisticated and easy-to-use telescope. The computerized hand-control provides simple on-screen instructions that guide the observer through the alignment procedures. Each step, helpful hints, and valuable reference materials are easily accessible to ensure a simple and pleasurable viewing experience.
Aperture: 80 mm/3.15"
Focal Length: 900 mm, f/11.25
Optical system: all-glass, fully-coated
2 Eyepieces: 25 mm - 36x, 9.0 mm - 100x
StarPointer finderscope for accurate alignment and object location
Erect image diagonal: accepts 1.25" eyepieces, excellent for terrestrial and astronomical viewing
Tripod with Motorized Altazimuth Mount
Fully adjustable sturdy aluminum tripod
Lightweight computerized altazimuth mount
Flash upgradeable fully computerized hand control
Hand control and motors are powered by 8 user-supplied AA batteries or optional 12V AC adapter
Quick-release base, OTA, accessory tray with rapid no-tool set up
Educational astronomy software CD-ROM "The Sky X" offers sky info and printable sky maps
Computerized LCM hand-controller with NexStar computer control offers 4,000 object database and storage for programmable user defined objects