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(Used) Celestron LCM 114mm Computerised Reflector Telescope

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Look to the stars with this powerful computerised Newtonian reflector telescope
• Capable of up to 269 times magnification (111 times with supplied eyepieces) to see as far as Jupiter and Saturn
• Comes with 2 eye pieces to customise your telescope for the best view
• With a 114mm aperture this telescope will give you a bright and clear image
• The magnification can be lowered down to 16 times (40 times with supplied eyepieces)

Special features
• Computerised mount can tell you what to look out for in the night sky and helps you find exactly what you’re looking for – requires eight AA batteries (not included)
• Comes with its own tripod for stability
• Use three bright celestial objects to align your telescope and use them to locate and track celestial objects at the touch of a button

Download the free Celestron Skyportal app on Android or IOS
   



What can I see with this telescope?
This amazing computerised telescope will help you see the universe in a different way. See the moons of Jupiter, the Pleiades star cluster or the rings of Saturn in breath-taking detail. This 114mm Newtonian reflector telescope comes with a tracking mount and two eyepieces, one with a 40 times magnitude and another with a 111 times magnitude.

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 and assemble, this telescope comes in three major sections which can be assembled and disassembled quickly and easily. There is a tray under the telescope to store your alternative eyepiece and other essentials. The mount has a built-in spirit level to help you level the telescope. There are nine different slew speeds, allowing you to rotate the telescope to observe different areas of the sky. The LCM can be powered by eight AA batteries (not included).

Can this telescope track?
Locate three bright objects in the night sky and the computerised telescope can orientate itself, calculating the time, date and location of the telescope. Use the hand control to browse through its database of 4,000 objects to locate and track your celestial object across the night sky. You can use the Sky Tour function and your LCM telescope will give you a list of the best objects to view so you don’t miss a thing. The 114 LCM comes with The Sky X – First Light Edition astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images.

Download the free Celestron SkyPortal app and get a guided tour of the solar system and beyond. Use your IOS or Android device to listen to hundreds of audio descriptions of celestial objects. Additional accessories are available.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Start Pros: This is the first scope I have owned and is a very nice piece of kit. Easy to assemble, looks great Cons: Lacking the essential lenses and filters needed to be fully enjoyed
Date published: 2016-09-28
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Specification

Specifications
Aperture 114 mm
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio 8.77
Eyepieces
Focal length of eyepiece 1 25 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 1 40 x
Focal length of eyepiece 2 9 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 2 111 x
Optical Features
Highest Useful Magnification 269 x
Lowest Useful Magnification 16 x
Magnitude 12.8
Light Gathering Power 265 x the human eye
Apparent Field of View 1.6°
Linear Field of View 25.6 m (84 ft) @ 1000 yards
Optical Coating Fully Coated
Slew Speeds 9
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar, Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Computer Hand Control Fully Computerised/ Flash Upgradeable
Power required 8 x AA Batteries (not included)
Physical Dimensions
Product Weight 5.978 Kg
Total content weight 9.979 Kg
Mount type Motorized Altazimuth
Screen Yes
Supplied assembled No
Package Contents Celestron 114 LCM telescope
Software
Mount
Tripod

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