Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

BH #CEP50 • MFR #21039
Celestron PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope
Key Features
  • 50mm Aperture
  • 600mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • 0.96" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
The PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope from Celestron is a starter scope designed to introduce viewers to astronomy by giving them a complete setup for viewing the moon, planets, and meteor showers. 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.
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Celestron 50 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube
  • 3Mount and Tripod
  • 4Eyepieces and Accessories

The PowerSeeker 50 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope from Celestron is a starter scope designed to introduce viewers to astronomy by giving them a complete setup for viewing the moon, planets, and meteor showers. 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 Tube

  • 50mm aperture
  • 600mm focal length
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • Refractor-style optical design
  • Anti-reflection multi-coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, sharpness, and contrast
  • Resolution: 2.79 arc sec, Raleigh; 2.32 arc sec, Dawes
  • 0.96" rack-and-pinion focuser

Mount and Tripod

  • Alt-Azimuth mount with altitude lock
  • 2-Stage adjustable height aluminum tripod
  • Tray holds accessories such as

Eyepieces and Accessories

    Eyepieces:
  • 0.96" diameter barrel
  • 20mm eyepiece yields 30x magnification, 51° apparent angle of view, 72' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 12mm eyepiece yields 50x magnification
  • 4mm eyepiece yields 150x magnification
    Barlow lens:
  • 3x magnification effectively triples the power of each eyepiece for wider viewing options
    Diagonal:
  • 90° angle provides a more comfortable viewing position
  • Star diagonal vertically corrects images for land use
    5x24 Finderscope
  • 5x magnification produces a wide field of view to make finding subjects easy and star-hopping navigation faster
  • Straight-through viewing
  • Includes mounting bracket
UPC: 050234210393

Celestron 50 Specs

Optical Tube Assembly
Optical DesignRefractor
Aperture50 mm / 2"
Focal Length600 mm
Focal Ratiof/12
FocuserRack-and-Pinion
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter0.965"
Diagonal90° Star
FinderscopeYes
Mount
TypeAlt-Azimuth
Tripod
TypeAdjustable, 2-Section
Material of TripodAluminum
General
BatteriesNone
GPSNo
Wi-FiNo
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)32.75 x 7.25 x 4.25"

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