Telescopes

Celestron Cosmos 60AZ Telescope

Celestron
1999 Futurama.co.za

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R1,999.00

SKU: C/22073

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Thanks to its simple construction, you’ll be up and observing in minutes!

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Description

This full-size telescope includes fully coated glass lenses for bright, sharp views of the Moon, planets, deep sky objects, and more. And thanks to its simple construction, you’ll be up and observing in minutes! When you purchase the COSMOS 60AZ Telescope, you’re also helping future generations enjoy the hobby of astronomy. A portion of the proceeds from your purchase benefits the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), a nonprofit committed to minimizing light pollution and preserving the night sky. You even get a complimentary one-year membership in IDA! Inspired by COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the COSMOS 60AZ’s telescope tube is adorned with a custom, special-edition graphic featuring the COSMOS eye nebula design.

 

Features

  • 60 mm refractor with special edition COSMOS eye nebula graphic. Fully coated achromatic glass lenses for clear, crisp images. Suitable for astronomical and terrestrial use.
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup: permanently mounted finderscope for convenience, rugged tripod with steel legs.
  • Pan handle Alt-Azimuth control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
  • A portion of the proceeds from this telescope benefits the International Dark-Sky Association to minimize light pollution.
  • Includes a red dot finderscope, 2 Kellner eyepieces, mirror star diagonal, free planetarium app, and Cosmic Calendar poster.

 

Specifications

Aperture (mm) 60 mm
Apparent Field of View 1.7 °
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Focal Length 700 mm
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1  20 mm
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2  10 mm
Focal Ratio 12
Highest Useful Magnification 142 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.4
Lowest Useful Magnification 8.57 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 35 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 70 x
Mount Type Altazimuth
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Optical Design Refractor
Optical Tube Length 711 mm
Resolution (Dawes) 1.93 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 2.32 arc seconds
Telescope Type Manual
Total Telescope Kit Weight 5.9 kg
Tripod 2.5cm  steel tubing

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