Celestron Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

Celestron Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

Celestron Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

B&H # CETS50 MFR # 21038
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Product Highlights

  • 50mm Achromatic Refractor
  • 360mm Focal Length, f/7.2 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • Sturdy Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount with Lock
  • 8mm and 20mm Eyepieces
  • 45° Erecting Prism, 3x Barlow Lens
  • 2x20 Finderscope
  • Aluminum Photo-Style Tripod
  • Backpack Holds OTA, Tripod, Accessories
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Aperture: 50mm f/7

50mm f/7 70mm f/6
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  • 1Description

The Celestron Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit is designed for portability and ease-of-use for both astronomical and terrestrial use. Its refractor-style optical tube has a respectable aperture that gathers copious amounts of light, and a shorter focal length that produces a moderate magnification potential. A photo-style alt-az pan/tilt head easily mounts the OTA with a simple screw and has a single control handle that allows for smooth movement and locks the altitude in place for hands-free use to minimize vibration. Supporting it all is a photo-style tripod that collapses low enough for tabletop use and extends to full-sized height. The included erecting prism corrects views horizontally and laterally to the Travel Scope can be used as a conventional spotting scope, and it comes with to eyepieces offering 20x and 40x magnifications — although any 1.25" astronomical eyepiece may be used. Everything in this kit — OTA, tripod, head, and accessories — fit inside the included canvas backpack to make it as portable possible.

Optical Tube
  • 50mm aperture
  • f/7.2 focal ratio
  • 360mm focal length
  • Achromatic refractor optical design
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, sharpness, and contrast
  • Resolution: 2.66 arcsec, Raleigh; 2.28 arcsec, Dawes
  • 0.96" rack-and-pinion focuser
  • Integrated dew shield prevents condensation at night, and minimizes glare during the day
Mount and Tripod
    Mount:
  • Manual pan/tilt photo-style alt-azimuth
  • Control handle for easier pan/tilt and subject tracking
  • Locking handle sets altitude
  • Integrated level
    Tripod:
  • Easy-use photo-style
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum legs
  • Four leg sections allows it to be set on a table or extended to full-height
  • Simple snap-locks allows for fast setup and breakdown
Included Accessories
    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel accepts most astronomical filters
  • 8mm produces 45x power, 30° apparent field of view, 67' field of view at 1000 yards (13m @ 1000m)
  • 20mm produces 18x magnification, 32° apparent field of view, 84' field of view at 1000 yards (28m @ 1000m), 15' (4.5m) close focus distance
    Diagonal:
  • 0.96" snout to fit drawtube with a 1.25" eyepiece holder to accept larger, more popular eyepieces
  • 45° angle puts head in comfortable position for celestial and terrestrial viewing
  • Integrated erecting prism corrects view horizontally and vertically for land use
    Barlow Lens:
  • 3x magnification triples the power of any eyepiece
  • 0.96" snout to fit drawtube with a 1.25" eyepiece holder to accept larger, more popular eyepieces
    2x20 Finderscope:
  • 2x magnification produces a wide field of view to make finding subjects easy and star-hopping navigation faster
  • Straight-through viewing
    Backpack:
  • Water and tear-resistant canvas
  • Holds scope, tripod, mount, and accessories
  • Padded interior protects gear
UPC: 050234210386
In the Box
Celestron Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit
  • 2x20 Finderscope
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • 45° Erect-Image Diagonal
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 8mm Eyepiece
  • Tripod
  • Backpack
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Celestron Travel Scope 50 specs

    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Focal Length 360 mm
    Focal Ratio f/7.2
    Resolution 2.66 Arcsec (Rayleigh)
    2.28 Arcsec (Dawes)
    Focuser Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Finderscope Yes
    Mounting System Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Optical Tube Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Mount
    GoTo Capability No
    Tripod
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    General
    Weight 2.2 lb / 1.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.1 x 14.0 x 7.0"

    Celestron Travel Scope 50 reviews

    Travel Scope 50mm f/7.2 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great telescope! Bought for my 6 year old. Great starter telescope. The back pack is a plus.
    Date published: 2014-12-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless I took this piece to Dubai, so if I want to exchange it I would need to transport it back. I am not sure if the piece I have is faulty or if the design is bad, but the image is blurred no matter what one looks at. I tried looking at objects within 1000m / 3/4 mile distance, I tried the young Moon, to no avail. Do not waste your money!
    Date published: 2014-12-30
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