Celestron PowerSeeker 60AZ is a great way to open up the wonders of the universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power.
Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and a Celestron PowerSeeker is an ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for the whole family. Once you have scanned your way through the solar system and the Milky Way, you can use the PowerSeeker to look at things closer to home. The altazimuth mount will let you easily track objects on the ground and allow you to get a closer look at nature and your surroundings.
For the ultimate in night-sky viewing, the PowerSeeker 60 features high-quality, all-glass lenses and mirrors. The lenses feature high-transmission optic coatings that provide optimum light allowance and enhance image brightness and clarity. The scope also includes one 20mm (35x) and one 4mm (175x) eyepiece, as well as a 3x Barlow lens that triples viewing power. A 5x24 Finderscope is included for easy locating of objects. Additionally, a sturdy altazimuth mount provides both stability and easy maneuvering. These features combine to make the PowerSeeker 60 an excellent introductory scope for any budding astronomy enthusiast.
This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.
Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.
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Along with the mount, is the tripod included?
The Celestron PowerSeeker 60 telescope includes the tripod.
I am interested in the Celestron PowerSeeker 60. Do I need to buy an erect image prism to see land objects?
An erecting prism will not be needed with this scope to see terrestrial objects.
Is it possable to see the moon and the planets with this telescope?
You will definitely be able to view the moon with this telescope. As for planets, you would be able to see the largest planets in our solar system, Jupiter and Saturn.
Is the 3X Barlow lens included as indicated in the writeup for the Celestron PowerSeeker 60 or just the 20mm and 4mm lens?
The Celestron PowerSeeker 60 telescope includes the 3X Barlow lens.