Celestron PowerSeeker 60 60mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron PowerSeeker 60 60mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron PowerSeeker 60 60mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

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Product Highlights

  • 60mm Aperture
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • 4mm & 20mm 1.25" Eyepieces
  • Erect-Image Diagonal, 3x Barlow Lens
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • Adjustable Height Tripod and Tray
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Mount: Manual Alt-Az

Manual Alt-Az Manual Alt-Azimuth

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Manual Equatorial

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Accessories: Standard Accessories

Eyepiece/Filter Kit

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Standard Accessories

Aperture: 60mm, f/12

50mm, f/12 60mm, f/12 60mm, f/15

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70mm, f/10 80mm, f/11

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80mm, f/5
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Celestron PowerSeeker 60 overview

  • 1Description

A step up in power and accessories from the smaller 50mm model, the PowerSeeker 60 60mm 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. Outfitted with a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser, it will accept the most popular-sized eyepieces and accessories in addition to the two eyepieces, diagonal, and Barlow lens that comes with it.

The 90° diagonal corrects the image horizontally and vertically to use the scope as a spotter on the land and puts the user's head in a more comfortable position, especially when the scope is aimed high in the sky. A 3x Barlow lens is included and effectively triples the magnification of any eyepiece used with it for a wider range of observing possibilities. An adjustable height aluminum tripod provides a stable platform for any observations.

Optical Tube
  • 60mm aperture
  • 700mm focal length
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • Refractor-style optical design
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, sharpness, and contrast
  • Resolution: 2.31 arc sec, Raleigh; 1.93 arc sec, Dawes
  • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
Mount and Tripod
  • Manual alt-az mount with altitude and azimuth locks
  • 2-Stage adjustable height aluminum tripod
  • Tray holds accessories such as
Eyepieces and Accessories
    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel
  • 20mm eyepiece yields 35x magnification, 42° apparent angle of view, 61' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 4mm eyepiece yields 175x 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
  • Integrated erecting prism corrects image 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: 050234210416
In the Box
Celestron PowerSeeker 60 60mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 4mm Eyepiece
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • 90° Erect Image Diagonal
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • TheSkyX - First Light Edition Astronomy Software
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Celestron PowerSeeker 60 specs

    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 60 mm / 2.4"
    Focal Length 700 mm
    Focal Ratio f/11.7
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal Yes, 90 Erecting
    Finderscope Yes
    Mount
    Type Manual; Alt-Azimuth
    Tripod
    Type Adjustable, 2 Section
    Tripod Height Adjustment Range 27.0 to 47.0" / 69.0 to 119.0 cm
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    General
    Weight 7.0 lb / 3.2 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 33.5 x 10.5 x 8.0"

    Celestron PowerSeeker 60 reviews

    PowerSeeker 60 60mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I would recomend this telescope I use the telescope mainly for astronomy I think the celestron works great for the money I paid for it. I got two days after I ordered it VERY FAST SERVICE KUDOS TO B&H
    Date published: 2012-01-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it Plenty of power at a great price....super fast shipping and communication. Overall a great experience
    Date published: 2017-12-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great starter telescope This is a great starter telescope at a great price. The shipping is unbelievably fast, great company to buy from!!!
    Date published: 2018-09-13
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