Simple fast setup
The Inspire has the easiest setup of any telescope in its class. Simply pop open the tripod legs, turn the lock knob on the accessory tray, and attach the telescope tube to the base using the quick release dovetail mount. You are now ready to observe!
Astrophotography with your smartphone
The lens cap has an integrated smartphone adapter built into it. Place your smartphone against the rubberized friction surface on the outside of the cap so your camera is viewing through the imaging port. Secure the smartphone using the two adjustable bungee cords. The inside of the lens cap has a fitting that secures to your eyepiece using two set screws. Voila! You are now ready to take high power images through the telescope.
Built in red LED illumination
The mount has a red LED flashlight built-in. Turn the flashlight on to illuminate your accessory tray with a soft red glow. The flashlight can easily be removed from the mount to provide red light where you need it most.
Precise focusing micrometer
The focus micrometer is a numbered scale that indicates the focusers position. It allows quick return to a specific focus point for specific targets such as a bird nest, infinity focus, etc.
80mm telescope tube
Mount with tripod and folding accessory tray
Red LED flashlight
90 degree erect image diagonal
20mm & 10mm Kellner eyepieces
StarPointer Pro finderscope
Free download of SkyPortal
Optical Design Refractor
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/11
Optical Coating Fully coated glass optics
20mm Kellner (1.25) / 45x
10mm Kellner (1.25) / 90x
Star Diagonal Erect image 90 degree (1.25)
Finderscope StarPointer Pro
Other Accessories SkyPortal app
Resolution Rayleigh: 1.74 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.45 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power 131x the unaided eye
Highest Useful Magnification 189x
Lowest Useful Magnification 11x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12
Tripod Steel, 1.25 diameter, 47 max height
Review for the 80AZ Refractor Telescope Bought this for my husband last week - he's been wanting one for a very long time - it arrived literally the next day - and was very easy to assemble .. so far my husband and son - have viewed the moon and some stars and even some birds in the garden ... perfect for your first buy. (19/04/2017) Vicki Hook -
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