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Celestron PowerSeeker 60 AZ
6.3 out of 10

Celestron PowerSeeker 60 AZ

Optical Design : Refractor Aperture : 60 mm (2.36 in) Focal Leng Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Celestron PowerSeeker 60 AZ

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Overall 4

Way too small - waste of money

2 August 2014
  • Excerpt: This telescope, while of decent optical quality, is frankly a waster of money. 60mm aperture is far too small to see anything interesting, and for 150 dollars, is a ripoff. If you want a pain free introduction to astronomy - buy a dobsonian by saxon or skywatcher - also available here for good...
  • Pros: light, price
  • Cons: tripod quality, focus mechanism
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Overall 10

Great Gift for kids and beginners, we are budding astronomers now!

11 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I got this for my kids, and they loved it! With a little bit of help from dad, the scope was set up quite quickly (Within half an hour, by the kids themselves!). Finding the moon was very easy, and we all marvelled at how clear the moon looks.
  • Pros: light, price, portability
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Overall 8

Excellent first telescope, but you get what you pay for

4 October 2011
  • Excerpt: It doesn't get much simpler to use than this. Putting it together takes only a few minutes, and you can view terrestrial and celestial objects easily. The Barlow lens is very difficult to use as focusing it can be a real pain (very motion sensitive), but the 20mm and 4mm lenses are easy and...
  • Pros: portability, light weight, great first telescope
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Expert Review

25 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Классический телескоп-рефрактор из серии «PowerSeeker» с диаметром объектива 60 мм и просветляющим покрытием оптики. Телескоп комплектуется окулярами, а также 3-кратной линзой Барлоу. Диапазон полезных увеличений составляет от 35 до 525 крат.
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