Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ Smartphone App-Enabled Refractor Telescope

Model: 22451

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General Specification

Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm) 114mm (4.5")
Focal Length 1000mm (39.3")
Focal Ratio F/9
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 40 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 10mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 100x
Finderscope StarPointer red dot finderscope
Optical Tube Steel
Highest Useful Magnification 269 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 16 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.8
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.22 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.02 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 265 x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 44mm (1.73")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 38%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 14%
Optical Coatings Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO2
Optical Tube Length 609.6mm (24")
Optical Tube Diameter 147mm (5.78")
Optical Tube Weight 6.6 lbs (2.99 kg)
Dovetail None
Mount Type Manual Alt-Azimuth
Height adjustment range 1320.8mm (52") max height
Tripod Leg Diameter 31.75mm (1.75") steel
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 3.8 lbs (1.72 kg)
Slew Speeds Manual
GPS Uses phone's GPS
Dovetail Compatibility CG-5 Dovetail bar
Power Requirements None (Recommend PowerTank Glow to keep phone charged while using app)
Alignment Procedures Use StarSense Explorer app
Total Kit Weight 10.4 lbs (4.71 kg)
Product Highlights
  • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky
  • StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to calculate star positions in real time
  • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible
  • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls
  • 80mm refractor with fully coated glass optics for bright, sharp views.
  • Type: Refracting Telescopes Telescope
  • Series: Celestron Starsense Explorer
In The Box
  • 80mm refractor optical tube
  • 25mm 1.25 " Kellner Eyepiece
  • 10mm 1.25 " Kellner Eyepiece
  • 2x Barlow Lens
  • 90-Degree Erect Image Diagonal
  • Altazimuth Mount with Slow Motion Control Rod
  • Full-Height Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • StarSense Smartphone dock
  • - Red Dot Finderscope
  • Celestron Warranty
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