The ultimate telescope for the novice to intermediate planetary astronomer! The Inspire 80AZ offers the longest focal length in the Inspire line for higher power views of the planets and is packed with features never seen before on entry level telescopes. Inspire features fully coated glass optics, a solid altazimuth mount with a unique asymmetrical design, a sturdy steel tripod with integrated fold-up accessory tray, an integrated smartphone adapter, built-in red LED flashlight, large projected reticle finderscope, erect image optics, and a focus micrometer for easily returning to the same focus point.
The Inspire has the easiest setup of any telescope in its class. Simply pop open the tripod legs, and lock on the telescope. You are now ready to observe! The lens cap has an integrated smartphone adapter built into it, allowing you to take high power images through the telescope. The mount also has a red LED flashlight built-in for illumination of star charts and maps at night, and a Celestron StarPointer Pro finderscope is included to allow rapid aiming.
The Celestron Inspire telescope series has probably the easiest setup of any entry level scope. With the folding accessory tray you just pop the tripod legs open, turn the lock knob and you’re ready to go.
Bold new design – all Celestron Inspire telescope lens caps come with a fully integrated smartphone adapter built-in, perfect for the budding astrophotographer. The asymmetrical mount design offers light weight and incredible stability. Erect image optics enables a fully correct image for easy viewing day or night, terrestrial or astronomical.
Red LED flashlight – Stowed in the center of the mount head, the flashlight can be used to gently illuminate the accessory tray or can be removed for use as a spotlight when needed.
Focus micrometer – Allows quick return to a specific focus point for specific targets (bird nests, infinity focus, etc.)
Celestron Inspire 80mm AZ Refractor Specifications
Highest Useful Magnification
80mm telescope tube, mount with tripod and folding accessory tray connected, red LED flashlight, 90 degree erect image diagonal, 20mm & 10mm Kellner eyepieces, StarPointer Pro finderscope, Free download of SkyPortal