Celestron Ambassador 50 x 300mm Brass Refractor Telescope

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Model Number: 22303
Web Code: 10465154

Overview

Aspiring astronomers will enjoy countless hours of exploration and discovery with this Ambassador brass refractor telescope from Celestron. Great for both celestial and terrestrial observation, this classically designed and fully functional telescope features a refractor optical design, 50mm aperture, and cradle Altazimuth mount.

$584.99
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Why it's a great gift

  • This brass refractor telescope is ideal for aspiring astronomers and amateur stargazers
  • The aperture diameter of 50mm gives your budding astronomer the ability to examine things like the craters of the moon and the polar caps of Mars

Other features

  • Easy-to-use refractor optical design, suitable for daytime terrestrial use and casual nighttime skywatching, is a great choice for beginners who don't want to tinker with optics
  • 50mm objective lens with all glass precision optics lets you resolve details of distant targets
  • Equipped with a 300mm focal length and a focal ratio of 6
  • Sturdy mahogany tripod provides solid support
  • Cradle Altazimuth mount makes for easy pointing
  • 15-45x zoom fixed brass eyepiece switches easily from low to high power
  • Brass and mahogany finish makes this an ideal decorative item in your office or living room
  • Take amazing photos by attaching your camera to this telescope with a T-Ring for Canon EOS cameras (10488630) or a T-Ring for Nikon cameras (10488631), as well as a universal 1.25" T-Adapter (10488632) - all accessories sold separately
Lunar & Planetary
No
Deep Space Observing
No
Terrestrial
Yes
Dual Purpose (Astronomical & Terrestrial)
No
Optical Design
Refractor
Aperture
50 mm
Focal Length
300 mm
Focal Ratio
6
Magnification(s)
Fixed Eyepiece with 15-45x Zoom
Expertise Level
Beginners
Eye Piece(s)
1
Barrel Size
N/A
Field of View
140 ft
Filter(s)
None
Finderscope
No
Computerized
Not Computerized
Highest Useful Magnification
45x
Lowest Useful Magnification
15x
Resolution (Rayleigh)
2.79 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes)
2.32 arcsec
Optical Tube Length
431.8 mm
Mount Type
Alt-Azimuth
Alignment Procedure
Manual Alignment
Slow Motion Controls
No
GPS
No
Aux Port
No
Compatible Camera Adapter (Sold Separately)
N/A
Tool-Free Setup
No
Width - Folded
27.3 cm
Height - Folded
27 cm
Depth - Folded
93.98 cm
Width - Expanded
86.36 cm
Height - Expanded
160.02 cm
Depth - Expanded
76.20 cm
Weight (Including Tripod)
5.76 kg
  • Celestron 50mm Brass Telescope Tube with Fixed Zoom Eyepiece
  • Brass Mount
  • Mahogany Tripod
  • Brass Accessory Tray
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