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Orion Telescopes
Beginner
Celestron Inspire 80mm AZ Altazimuth Refractor Telescope
$209.95
 
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Expected Ship Date: 01/30/2018

  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Aperture: 80mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Optical Coating: Fully coated glass optics
  • Focal Length: 900mm


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Item #  55453
Mfg Model #  22402

The ultimate telescope for the novice to intermediate planetary astronomer! The Inspire 80AZ offers the longest focal length in the Inspire line for higher power views of the planets and is packed with features never seen before on entry level telescopes. Inspire features fully coated glass optics, a solid altazimuth mount with a unique asymmetrical design, a sturdy steel tripod with integrated fold-up accessory tray, an integrated smartphone adapter, built-in red LED flashlight, large projected reticle finderscope, erect image optics, and a focus micrometer for easily returning to the same focus point.

The Inspire has the easiest setup of any telescope in its class. Simply pop open the tripod legs, turn the lock knob on the accessory tray, and attach the telescope tube to the base using the quick release dovetail mount. You are now ready to observe!

The lens cap has an integrated smartphone adapter built into it. Place your smartphone against the rubberized friction surface on the outside of the cap so your camera is viewing through the imaging port. Secure the smartphone using the two adjustable bungee cords. The inside of the lens cap has a fitting that secures to your eyepiece using two set screws. Voila! You are now ready to take high power images through the telescope.

The mount has a red LED flashlight built-in. Turn the flashlight on to illuminate your accessory tray with a soft red glow. The flashlight can easily be removed from the mount to provide red light where you need it most.

The focus micrometer is a numbered scale that indicates the focuser's position. It allows quick return to a specific focus point for specific targets such as a bird nest, infinity focus, etc.

Warranty

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.

  • Best for viewing
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Beginner
  • Optical design
    Refractor
  • Optical diameter
    80mm
  • Focal length
    900mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/11.0
  • Coatings
    Fully coated
  • Eyepieces
    Kellner 20.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    45x, 90x
  • Resolving power
    1.74arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    11x
  • Highest useful magnification
    189x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    189x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    12.0
  • Finder scope
    StarPointer Pro
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Tube material
    Steel
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Tripod leg diameter
    1.25 in.
  • Other features
    Red Led flashlight
  • Warranty
    Two year
  • Lithium Battery Weight
    0.10 grams

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $30.00
3 Day Delivery: $126.00
2 Day Delivery: $126.00
Next Day Delivery: $175.00

SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states, APO/DPO/FPO addresses and US territories/protectorates. Delivery is not available to Canada.

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