Celestron 60LCM 60mm f/12 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

Celestron 60LCM 60mm f/12 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

Celestron 60LCM 60mm f/12 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

B&H # CE60LCM MFR # 22050
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Product Highlights

  • 60mm Refractor-Style OTA
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • 1.25" 25mm and 9mm Eyepieces
  • Motorized Single-Arm Alt-Az Fork Mount
  • NexRemote Computer Hand Controller
  • 4000+ Object Database with Sky Tours
  • Multiple Alignment Procedures
  • Three Tracking, Nine Slew Speeds
  • Adjustable-Height Tripod with Tray
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Aperture: 60mm, f/12

60mm, f/12 80mm, f/11
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Celestron 60LCM overview

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Light and portable with full GoTo capabilities, the Celestron 60LCM 60mm f/12 Computerized GoTo Reflector Telescope features a 60mm objective lens configured in a refractor optical path that allows for detailed observation of the Moon and planets with true color rendition and very little distortion across the entire field of view. This complete observation platform is ideal for beginner astronomers to learn celestial navigation or more experienced users who are looking for a basic grab-and-go option for quick sessions. It includes a motorized fork mount, a computer controller, two eyepieces, a 90° star diagonal, and a red-dot finderscope.

The brain of the LCM-series is the venerable NexRemote controller. Equipped with a database of over 4000 objects, with the ability for users to program up to 99 of their own objects, the controller is a feature-rich GoTo system with multiple alignment aids including the Sky Align system. Simply enter in the day, time, and coordinates where the scope is set up, and the Sky Align algorithms will go to where three prominent objects should be in the sky. Simply confirm each one is in the center of the eyepiece and the scope is aligned with the GoTo system orientated. Don't know what to view? Use the Sky or Constellation Tours to see the best objects overhead, or in your favorite constellation.

Optical Tube
  • 60mm aperture
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • 700mm focal length
  • Refractor optical design
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improve light transmission, color rendition, and contrast
  • Resolution: 2.32 arcsec, Rayleigh; 1.93 arc sec, Dawes
  • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
NexStar Hand Controller
  • Simple and intuitive menu-driven button interface
  • 4,033 object database
  • Database Includes: Moon and planets; variable and double stars; IC, Caldwell, Messier, NGC and SAO catalogs; and constellations
  • 99 programmable user-defined objects, including land-based objects
  • Expanded information on over 100 objects
  • 'Identify' feature used to identify an unknown object in the field of view, or to find other celestial objects that are close to the objects currently being observed
  • Alignment procedures: Sky Align, Auto Two-Star, Two-Star, One-Star, Solar System Align
  • Sky Align Alignment: Point the telescope at three bright objects in the sky, and the telescope tells you what the objects are
  • 'Sky Tour' generates a list of the best objects currently visible
  • 'Constellation Tour' allows the user to take a tour of all the best objects within a particular constellation
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
  • Nine Slew Speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Anti-backlash compensation programs-out play common in gear systems
  • Two-line/16 character Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
  • 19 red fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Mount and Tripod
    Mount:
  • Motorized single-arm alt-az
  • Dual-axis DC servo motors with encoders to improve accuracy, 0.691 arc sec resolution
  • Dovetail plate and saddle makes set up and breakdown quick and easy without tools
  • Integrated button level aids in set up
  • Runs on eight user-supplied AA batteries
    Tripod:
  • Adjustable-height for easy use by most people
  • Tray for accessories such as eyepieces, filters, and flashlights
  • Tray locks into place to add stability to tripod
  • Hand controller holder can be moved to avoid cord-wrap during long tracking sessions
  • Spiked feet provide additional stability in rough or soft ground
Included Accessories
    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel
  • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical eyepiece filters
  • 25mm eyepiece produces 28x power
  • 9mm eyepiece produces 78x magnification
    Diagonal:
  • 1.25" erect image
  • 90° angle puts head in comfortable position when scope is aimed at or near the zenith
  • Star diagonal corrects image horizontally, but not vertically, for terrestrial use
    Finderscope:
  • Red-dot StarPointer
  • Red center aiming-dot is easy to see in all conditions without affecting night-adjusted vision or obscuring target objects
  • Pre-mounted for easier assembly
  • Unmagnified design provides a wide field of view to make set up and alignment faster
UPC: 050234220507
In the Box
Celestron 60LCM 60mm f/12 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope
  • 9mm Eyepiece
  • 25mm Eyepiece
  • 90° Star Diagonal
  • StarPointer Finder
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • NexRemote Hand Controller with Cord
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Celestron 60LCM specs

    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 60 mm
    Focal Length 700mm
    Focal Ratio f/11.67
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal 90° star
    Finderscope StarPointer red-dot
    Tripod Aluminum
    Mount Type Motorized alt-azimuth
    Motor Dual-axis DC servos with encoders
    GO-TO Capability NexRemote hand controller
    4000+ object database
    Power Source 8 x AA batteries
    Optical Tube Dimensions 29.0" / 73.7 cm
    Weight 15.0 lb / 6.8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 19.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.3 x 16.0 x 9.9"

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