.Celestron C90 MAK Astronomy Telescope / Spotting Scope – Model# 52268 – High quality perfect for beginners
The Celestron C90 MAK telescope truly is a great astronomical instrument.
Featuring optics of the highest quality in this range or instruments the telescope has a very compact design, perfect for grab n’ go or to bring along a vacation.
The fully multi coated Maksutov Cassegrain optical design is perfect for the observation of the planets and the moon: preferred subjects in metropolitan areas. The maksutov optical design also simplifies the collimation (alignment of the mirrors) with only the primary mirror to adjust where other designs require 2 mirrors to be aligned.
The telescope comes with the necessary accessories to begin observing: a 32mm plossl eyepiece, a 45degree diagonal and a 8 x 21 finderscope.
The whole kit is neatly packed in a practical backpack to be used for both storage and carry.
The Celestron C90 Mak has received fantastic reviews and has been recognised across the community as an instrument with sharp optics presenting terrific value for money.
A perfect instrument for beginners it will deliver stunning views of the moon and planets as well as the brightest deep sky objects to be enjoyed by all ages. Its versatility as a grab n’ go telescope or a spotting daytime scope, ensure it will see much use even if upgrading to a larger telescope down the road.
- Genuine Celestron telescope: model# 52268
- Aperture: 90mm
- Focal length: 1250mm
- F/D: 13.8
- Fully multi-coated
- Comes neatly packed in a nylon backpack with space for storing accessories
- Includes: 32mm plossl eyepiece + 45 degree erect image diagonal + 8x 21 erect image finderscope
- Built-in T-Adapter threads for easily adapting DSLR camera
Included with your Celestron C90 telescope are additional essential accessories to get your started on your astronomy journey: a planisphere and a moon & skyglow filter.
Southern hemisphere planisphere:
Generally regarded as the best planisphere on the market, the Night Sky Planisphere by David Chandler is a sturdy, plastic laminate covered planisphere that provides a quick and convenient way of seeing which constellations are above the horizon at any specified time and day of the year. It is an essential tool for learning the to navigate the night sky. With its white background, it makes it the most readable planisphere on the market.
Moon & Skyglow filter:
The moon and skyglow filter fits on every standard eyepiece to reduce glare when observing the moon and also helps combat glare from sodium street lights to help cut through the light pollution for improved views.
Mount and tripod:
Don't already have a mount and tripod? Choose a mount and tripod combination that suits you: between the light and portable Alt-Azimuth mount with table tripod and the heavy duty alt-azimuth mount, there is something for every user.
Light and portable Alt-Azimuth mount with table tripod:
Heavy duty alt-azimuth mount:
Your Celestron C90 Mak telescope comes with a 32mm eyepiece and it's a great place to start. However to make the most out of your telescope and for more detailed and high power observations of the moon, planets and deep sky objects (nebuale, galaxies etc.), you'll want more flexibility in your viewing options. Different eyepieces provide different magnifications, allowing for a greater range of observations. For instance, it then becomes possible to observe the moon in extraordinary details at high power or look for details in star clusters.
The zoom eyepiece 8-24mm:
The zoom eyepiece is a great entry level all round eyepiece that provides a range of magnification from 8mm to 24mm. It is a great complement to the included 32mm eyepiece and a cost efficient option.
The Dual ED eyepieces series:
The dual ED eyepieces are high performance, high quality eyepieces and will allow you to make the most out of your telescope. Their fine optics combined with large field of view ensure an immersive and sharp viewing experience.