Celestron 80LCM 80mm f/11.25 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

Celestron 80LCM 80mm f/11.25 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

Celestron 80LCM 80mm f/11.25 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope

B&H # CE80LCM MFR # 22051
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Product Highlights

  • 80mm Refractor-Style OTA
  • 900mm Focal Length, f/11.25 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • 36x and 100x 1.25" Eyepieces
  • Motorized Single-Arm Alt-Az Fork Mount
  • NexStar Computer Hand Controller
  • 4000+ Object Database with Sky Tours
  • Multiple Alignment Procedures
  • Three Tracking Rates, Nine Slew Speeds
  • Adjustable-Height Tripod with Tray
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Aperture: 80mm, f/11

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

  • 1Description

The Celestron 80LCM 80mm f/11 Computerized GoTo Reflector Telescope features an 80mm 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 includes a motorized fork mount, a computer controller, two eyepieces, a 90° star diagonal, and a red-dot finderscope.

The brain of the 80LCM is the venerable NexStar 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
  • 80mm aperture
  • f/11.25 focal ratio
  • 900mm focal length
  • Refractor optical design
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improve light transmission, color rendition, and contrast
  • Resolution: 1.74 arcsec, Rayleigh; 1.45 arc sec, Dawes
  • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
NexStar Hand Controller
  • Simple and intuitive menu-driven button interface
  • 4033 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 36x power
  • 9mm eyepiece produces 100x magnification
    Diagonal:
  • 1.25" snout
  • 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: 050234220514
In the Box
Celestron 80LCM 80mm f/11.25 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope
  • 9mm Eyepiece
  • 25mm Eyepiece
  • 90° Star Diagonal
  • StarPointer Finder
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • NexStar Hand Controller with Cord
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Celestron 80LCM specs

    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 80 mm / 3.2"
    Focal Length 900 mm
    Focal Ratio f/11.2
    Resolution 1.74 Arcsec (Rayleigh)
    1.45 Arcsec (Dawes)
    Focuser Single-Speed Rack-and-Pinion
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal Yes, 90 Erecting
    Finderscope Yes
    Mounting System Dovetail
    Mount
    Type Motorized; Alt-Azimuth
    GoTo Capability Yes, NexStar
    GPS None
    Tripod
    Type Adjustable, 2 Stage
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    General
    Batteries 8 x AA
    Weight 14.0 lb / 6.4 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 20.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 38.5 x 14.0 x 11.5"

    Celestron 80LCM reviews

    80LCM 80mm f/11.25 Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Pretty awesome telescope. It was very easy to assemble I haven't used it yet but I'm excited to use it for the first time. The only thing I didn't like was that I was charged for the led light when it says it was included other than everything is great
    Date published: 2016-06-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Novice's & Beginnners I have never owned a Telescope before so was nervous about getting the right one. This was not only VERY EASY to set up, but VERY POWERFUL for a novice like myself. Was able to see Jupiter & 4 of it's moons on the first night!
    Date published: 2012-11-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Telescope!!! Hi, finally I got it to work. Simple and easy for my son to use. Very happy with it. Thanks
    Date published: 2011-12-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good Have yet to get many warm temps or clear skies to put in some solid time but we have used it for a few planets and the moon. My son is amazed at the view. The unit arrived on time and in good condition. The team at B&H was a pleasure to work with.
    Date published: 2012-01-02
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