Item Number: 3153540
Watch COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey this spring on FOX and National Geographic Channel, then take your explorations to the next level with this special edition 60 mm refractor telescope from Celestron! 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. You’ll also receive a beautiful Cosmic Calendar poster with images from the show, and a free planetarium app for your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
|Aperture (mm)||60 mm (2.36 in)|
|Focal Length||700 mm (28 in)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm)||20 mm (0.79 in)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||35 x|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm)||10 mm (0.39 in)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||70 x|
|Tripod||1” steel tubes|
|Highest Useful Magnification||142 x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||8.57 x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11.4|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||2.32 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.93 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||73 x|
|Apparent Field of View||1.7 °|
|Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)||89 ft (27 m)|
|Optical Tube Length||28 in (711 mm)|
|Total Telescope Kit Weight||13 lbs (5.9 kg)|