Refractor telescope 80/400 AZ3


Explore the Universe with the SkyWatcher 80/400 AZ3 Achromatic Refractor Telescope

The SkyWatcher 80/400 AZ3 refractor telescope is a versatile instrument designed to provide excellent views of the cosmos and nature alike. Featuring an 80mm aperture and a 400mm focal length achromatic doublet, this telescope delivers crisp and clear images of stars, clusters, nebulae, galaxies, planets, the Moon, and the Sun (using appropriate filters or safe projection).


Key Features:

  • Quality Optics: Equipped with a high-quality achromatic doublet with multi-coated lenses to enhance contrast and reduce chromatic aberrations, this telescope ensures sharp and detailed views of the night sky and terrestrial objects.
  • Versatility: Thanks to its compact and lightweight design, the telescope can be used for both astronomical and terrestrial observation. It comes with an AZ3 alt-azimuth mount that provides smooth and controllable movement in both axes, ideal for tracking celestial objects or terrestrial landscapes.
  • Comprehensive Accessories: Includes SP series 10mm and 25mm eyepieces (providing magnifications of x40 and x16 respectively), a 45-degree 1.25″ diagonal prism for comfortable viewing, and a 6×30 optical finder for easy object locating in the sky.
  • Portability: Weighing only 1.7 kg and measuring 39 cm in length, this telescope is easy to transport and set up anywhere. The aluminum LT-1 tripod provides stability and comes with an accessory tray for added convenience.
  • Adaptability: Although it comes with an alt-azimuth mount, the telescope can also be mounted on an equatorial mount for more precise astronomical tracking. Additionally, its excellent brightness makes it ideal for lunar, solar, and nature photography.

Technical Specifications:

  • Objective Diameter: 80mm
  • Focal Length: 400mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Optical Design: Air-Spaced Achromatic Doublet
  • Eyepieces: 10mm and 25mm SP Series (1.25″)
  • Maximum Theoretical Magnification: x160
  • 45-Degree Diagonal Prism: 1.25″
  • Optical Finder: 6×30
  • Mount: AZ3 Alt-Azimuth with Slow-Motion Controls
  • Tripod: LT-1 Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray

The SkyWatcher 80/400 AZ3 achromatic refractor telescope is an excellent choice for beginner astronomy enthusiasts and travelers looking to explore the universe and the beauty of nature with a reliable and quality instrument.




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