The Celestron Powerseeker 50AZ 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. Three eyepieces provide 30x, 50x, and 150x magnifications with a 3x Barlow lens that triples the magnification of each eyepiece for a wider range of observing possibilities.
The Celestron Powerseeker 50AZ has an adjustable height aluminum tripod provides a stable platform for sky-watching, and the included 90? star diagonal makes looking through the scope more comfortable, especially when aiming the telescope toward the zenith.
The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.
Aperture (mm): 50 mm (1.97 in)
Apparent Field of View: 1.4 ?
Barlow Lens: 3 x
Focal Length: 600 mm (24 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.79 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 12 mm (0.47 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 3: 4 mm (0.16 in)
Focal Ratio: 12
Highest Useful Magnification: 118 x
Light Gathering Power: 51 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11
Linear Field of View (@1000? 72 ft (22 m)
Lowest Useful Magnification: 7.14 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 30 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 50 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 3: 150 x
Mount Type: Altazimuth
Optical Design: Refractor
Optical Tube Length: 24 in (610 mm)
Resolution (Dawes): 2.32 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 2.79 arc seconds
Star Diagonal 0.96″
Warranty: 2-year Telescope Warranty