The StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ is a 80mm aperture refractor telescope from Celestron that is part of the newer StarSense series.
- PATENTED STARSENSE SKY RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY: This one-of-a-kind telescope uses patented, award-winning StarSense sky recognition technology and your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time.
- STARSENSE EXPLORER APP: The app generates a lis tof the best objects to view based on your exact time & location. View planets, brighter nebulae, galaxies, and star clusters from the city PLUS fainter, deep sky objects from darker sites.
- EASY TO SET UP AND USE: Manual altazimuth mount with slow motion rod makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
- HIGH-QUALITY 80MM REFRACTOR: Fully coated glass optics provide bright, sharp, clear views of craters on the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula.
- UNBEATABLE WARRANTY & SUPPORT: Buy with confidence from Celestron, a leading telescope brand in California since 1960. Your purchase includes a 2-Year US Warranty and unlimited support from our team of US-based experts.
StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ Review
Brand - 9.8/10
Optics - 9.5/10
Value - 9.3/10
Portability - 9.4/10
The StarSense LT 80AZ is a great telescope for a complete beginner due to it’s features aimed toward the beginner astronomer and star gazer. It’s main highlight is the StarSense Sky Recognition technology which makes it a breeze to find object in the sky. The fact that it’s a refractor means it easy to setup, easy to use and requires very little to no maintenance.
- Beginner friendly
- Easy to setup and easy to use
- Patented StarSense Sky Recognition technology
- You will need a smartphone to download the StarSense app in order to use this telescope to the fullest