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Celestron PowerSeeker 114EQ Reflector Telescope

Code: A08XL

  • Explore the universe and the world around you with this Newtonian reflector telescope
  • Capable of up to 269 times magnification (using Barlow Lens) to see to Jupiter and beyond
  • Comes with two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm) and a 3 times Barlow lens to customise your telescope for the best view

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Celestron PowerSeeker 114EQ Reflector Telescope

• Explore the universe and the world around you with this Newtonian reflector telescope
• Capable of up to 269 times magnification (using Barlow Lens) to see to Jupiter and beyond
• Comes with two eyepieces (20mm and 4mm) and a 3 times Barlow lens to customise your telescope for the best view
• Get a clear, bright image with a 114mm aperture
• Lower the magnification down to 16 times (45 times with supplied eyepieces)

Special features
• Comes with an Equatorial CG-3 mount and its own tripod for stability

What can I see with this telescope?
Have a look at the face of Jupiter or explore the world around you with this powerful Newtonian reflector telescope. View the night sky with magnifications up to 269 times. The telescope has fully coated lens, an aperture of 114mm and light gathering ability of 265 times that of the human eye to give you a clear, bright image. This telescope comes with two eyepieces, one with 45 times magnification and one with 225 times magnification. There is also a three times Barlow lens which can be used with any of the eyepieces to increase their magnification.

Why choose a reflector telescope?
Reflector telescopes are open at one end and use mirrors to collect and focus light for the image. Typically, the apertures of reflector telescopes are larger than their refractors. This means they can see further and fainter objects and have a wider apparent field of view. The bodies of the reflector telescope can be made smaller, all while maintaining the same level of magnification. Reflector telescopes don’t suffer from chromatic aberration, colours appearing around an image, like some refractors. Reflector telescopes display the image upside down. This is normal for astronomical telescopes, but will be noticeable with terrestrial viewing.

How easy is it to assemble?
Easy to use, you can assemble this telescope without tools. It even comes with a stable tripod and counterweight system. There is a tray under the telescope to store your alternative eyepiece and other essentials. Smooth controls mean that it’s easier to track object across the night sky. The finderscope can help you position your telescope to the right orientation. The Barlow lens can be attached between the focuser and the eyepiece, tripling the magnification of each eyepiece.

How easy is it to align my telescope?
The PowerSeeker comes on an Equatorial mount which can be adjusted to a wide range of positions. By aligning the latitude scale and the setting circles using known points in the sky you can use these to pin point other objects in the night sky. Discover the universe or explore closer to home with this great telescope.


Specifications
Telescope model number Celestron Powerseeker 114EQ (21045)
Telescope type Newtonian reflector
Technical specification
Aperture 114 mm
Focal length 900 mm
Focal ratio 7.89
Eyepieces
Focal length of eyepiece 1 20 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 1 45 x
Focal length of eyepiece 2 4 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 2 225 x
Barlow lens 3 x attached eyepiece
Optical features
Highest useful magnification 269 x
Lowest useful magnification 16 x
Magnitude 12.8
Light gathering power 265 x
Apparent field of view 0.9 degrees
Linear field of view 48 ft (15 m) @ 1000 yards
Optical coating Fully Coated
Alignment procedures Manual latitude scale and setting circles
Power N/A
Physical Dimensions
Product weight 8.6 kg
Total content weight 12.1 kg
Telescope diameter 114 mm
Telescope length 864 mm
Tripod height 1400 mm
Mount type Equatorial
Screen No
Supplied assembled No
Package Contents Celestron Powerseeker 114EQ
EQ mount
Counterweight and bar
Slow motion cables
2 x eyepieces
1 x Barlow lens
32 mm Erect image
The Sky X CD

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A08XL Celestron PowerSeeker 114EQ Reflector Telescope (1+) £99.99

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