Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Mars Observing Alt-Az Refractor Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Alt-Az Refractor Mars Observing Telescope Kit

Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Alt-Az Refractor Mars Observing Telescope Kit

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Product Highlights

  • 80mm Refractor OTA
  • 900mm Focal Length, f/11 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • 90x and 36x Power Eyepieces
  • Dedicated Mars Observing Filter
  • Blue, Light Green, Red Planetary Filters
  • 2x Barlow Lens with DSLR T-Mount
  • 90° Erect-Image Diagonal
  • StarPointer Red-Dot Finder
  • Adjustable-Height Stainless Steel Tripod
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Mount: Manual Alt-Azimuth

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Accessories: Deluxe Mars Observation Kit

Deluxe Mars Observation Kit Mars Observation Kit

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Moon Observation Kit

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Smartphone Digiscoping Adapter

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Standard Accessories

Aperture: 80mm f/11

60mm f/12

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Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ overview

  • 1Description

B&H assembled this Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Alt-Az Refractor Mars Observing Telescope Kit to give amateur astronomers the tools they need to view Mars and the other planets. The kit includes the telescope, a manual mount, an array of accessories, a sturdy tripod, a dedicated Mars observing filter, three other planetary eyepiece filters, and a multi-function Barlow lens.

  • Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Mars Observing Alt-Az Refractor Telescope

    The AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Mars Observing Alt-Az Refractor Telescope from Celestron is ideal for beginners or as a simple grab-and-go option for intermediates to observe Mars and other planets or the moon. It has a long focal length, and thus high magnification potential, and is intended to give users a complete rig that is easy to set up and use. Its manual alt-azimuth mount helps to reduce overall weight without sacrificing stability, and a control handle makes finding and tracking objects easier while reducing vibrations. Two eyepieces produce 36x and 90x magnifications, and a 90° erect-image prism not only puts the eyepieces in a comfortable viewing position but corrects the view to allow this astronomical scope to be used as a terrestrial spotting scope. An adjustable-height stainless steel tripod provides a stable platform for observing.

    Performance
    • 80mm aperture
    • f/11 focal ratio
    • 900mm focal length
    • Refractor-style optical configuration
    • Fully coated anti-reflection optics increase light transmission, and improve contrast and color rendition
    • Resolution: Rayleigh: 1.74 arcsec; Dawes Limit: 1.45 arcsec
    • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser is compatible with a wide variety of eyepieces and accessories
    • Dovetail plate for easy attachment to mount head
    Mount and Tripod
    Mount:
    • Manual alt-azimuth
    • Control handle reduces vibrations and makes tracking easier
    • Easy-to-assemble dovetail saddle allows mounting and removing the OTA fast and without tools
    Tripod:
    • Stainless steel
    • 1.25" diameter legs
    • Adjustable height to accommodate a wide variety of users and viewing positions
    • Two leg sections with convenient locking thumb screws
    • Accessory tray holds items such as eyepieces, filters, and flashlights
    • Spiked feet offer improved stability on soft ground
Included Accessories
Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" barrel diameter
  • Fold-down rubber eyecup conforms to eye socket to block peripheral light from interfering with views
  • Accepts most eyepiece filters
  • 25mm eyepiece produces 36x power
  • 10mm eyepiece produces 90x power
Diagonal:
  • 90° angle puts head in comfortable position whether standing or sitting
  • Erecting prism corrects image orientation for terrestrial use
StarPointer Finderscope:
  • Large unmagnified window provides a wide field of view for fast subject acquisition and easier star-hopping navigation
  • Dual circle reticle won't obscure small objects
  • Adjustable intensity helps to preserve night-adjusted vision
UPC: 050234722063
  • Celestron Deluxe Mars Observing Telescope Accessory Kit (1.25")

    Celestron upgraded their standard kit with the addition of their purpose-built Mars observation filter to create the 1.25" Deluxe Mars Observing Telescope Accessory Kit. Assembled for the 2018 Mars Opposition, the filters in this kit can be used at any time to view and photograph other planets such as Saturn and Jupiter, as well as the moon. In addition to the three standard planetary filters, is the Mars observing filter, which combines the characteristics of red and blue filters to pass only the best wavelengths for viewing Mars.

    Also included with the filters is the universal Barlow lens. This versatile accessory effectively doubles the magnification of any eyepiece used in it without affecting the exit pupil or eye relief—allowing for high-power observations without the discomfort of using short focal length eyepieces. The Barlow has standard T-mount threads on the end that accept optional camera-specific T-rings to mount just about any DSLR for astrophotography. To safely store and transport the filters and Barlow, Celestron includes a hard plastic storage case.

    Eyepiece Filters
    Mars Observing:
    • Specifically designed for Mars viewing by selectively passing only the ideal Martian viewing wavelengths
    • Combines the advantages of the red and blue filters in a single filter to bring out a wealth of detail while allowing more light to pass through
    • Reduces glare and light scattering
    • Improves contrast, definition, and resolution
    #80A Blue:
    • Helpful in studying surface features and polar caps
    • Most popular for the study of detail on Jupiter and Saturn
    • Enhances the contrast on Jupiter's cloud belts
    • Enhances details of the Great Red Spot
    • Brings out detail in Saturn's belts and polar features
    • Also very useful for lunar observing
    #56 Light Green:
    • Excellent for increased contrast of Martian polar caps, low clouds, and yellowish dust storms
    • Increases the contrast of the red and blue regions in Jupiter's atmosphere and cloud belts
    • Great for lunar observing
    #25 Red:
    • Reduces light from blue and green areas, which darkens the maria and oases, while lightening the orange-hued desert region; sharpens the boundaries of yellow dust clouds
    • Blocks the transmission of blue and green wavelengths
    • Sharply defines the contrast between the cloud formations and the lighter-toned surface features on Jupiter

     

    Barlow Lens
    • 1.25" eyepiece holder and barrel diameter
    • Effectively doubles the magnification of any eyepiece used with it
    • Threads on top accept optional standard camera-specific DSLR T-rings
    UPC: 050234943147
  • In the Box
    Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    • Celestron AstroMaster LT 80AZ 80mm f/11 Mars Observing Alt-Az Refractor Telescope
      Optical Design Refractor
      Aperture 80mm
      Focal Length 900mm
      Focal Ratio f/11
      Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
      Diagonal 90° erect-image
      Finderscope StarPointer red-dot finderscope
      Tripod 1.25" stainless steel
      Adjustable height
      Mount Type Manual alt-azimuth
      Power Source None
      Optical Tube Length 39.0" / 99.0 cm
      Weight 18.5 lb / 8.4 kg
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 37.5 x 12.7 x 8.8"
    • Celestron Deluxe Mars Observing Telescope Accessory Kit (1.25")
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 6.5 x 2.0"

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