A portable telescope kit with everything you need to get started: 60mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics, full height tripod, travel backpack, plus lots more
Smartphone photography accessories – Capture images and video through your Travel Scope with the included smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release
More bonus accessories – You’ll also receive two eyepieces (20mm and 8mm), an erect image star diagonal, a 3x Barlow lens, and a finderscope
Day-to-night performance – Use your travel scope for astronomical viewing at night or for observation of birds, nature, and wildlife during the day
The custom backpack fits your telescope and all its accessories comfortably
Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup
Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing
Compatible Optics: Fits all 1.25″ eyepieces or any eyepiece with an outside diameter of 45mm or smaller
Software: Celestron starry night basic edition software, SkyPortal App
CELESTRON TRAVEL SCOPE 60 DX PORTABLE TELESCOPE
Get a new perspective on nature and the universe with the ideal day-to-night telescope, Travel Scope 60 DX. This refractor telescope includes a full height tripod and lots of bonus accessories, including a smartphone adapter so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece. It all packs up into a high-quality custom backpack – ready to go wherever your adventures take you.
Whether you take it along on your next camping trip or enjoy an impromptu backyard stargazing session, setting up the telescope is a breeze. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on a raised surface, such as a picnic table.
By night, Travel Scope 60 DX delivers great views of the planets, the Moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy. During the day, Travel Scope 60 DX doubles as a spotting scope. Enjoy amazing views of birds, wildlife, boats on the water, migrating whales, and so much more.
The entire telescope kit weighs just 5.5 pounds, so you can take it anywhere, hassle-free.
SMARTPHONE ADAPTER AND BLUETOOTH SHUTTER RELEASE
Create your own images and video of celestial or terrestrial objects with the smartphone adapter. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to your Travel Scope’s eyepiece. The additional magnification provided by the eyepiece allows your phone to capture great images of the Moon and planets. This smartphone adapter installs easily by clamping over the top of an eyepiece. The smartphone is held in position with the help of tightening knobs that securely lock your phone in place. (Note: Some large and/or bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.)
To capture the best image, Celestron has also provided a Bluetooth shutter release that allows you to trigger the camera’s shutter on any Android or iOS smartphone remotely, without disturbing the placement of your phone and telescope, for a perfectly steady shot.
MANUAL ALT-AZIMUTH TELESCOPE
Navigate the sky confidently with Travel Scope 60 DX’s intuitive pan handle. The Alt-Az control with clutch allows for smooth tracking and accurate pointing. Like a photographic tripod, you can move the clutch up, down, left, or right to follow your target in the eyepiece.
DELUXE ACCESSORIES INCLUDED
In addition to the smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release, Travel Scope 60 DX includes a full selection of optical accessories, including two eyepieces (20mm and 8mm), an erect image diagonal, a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications so you can view your subject at low or high power. The erect image diagonal allows for more comfortable viewing and right-side-up images. The permanently mounted finderscope will help you locate objects and quickly center them in your telescope’s eyepiece.
Pack up your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces, and accessories safely and securely in the included custom backpack.
STARRY NIGHT SOFTWARE
Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing detailed information, plus tips and tricks for viewing our Solar System and beyond.
Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.
Mount and tripod (preassembled)
20mm and 8mm eyepiece
Erect image diagonal
5 x 24 finderscope
Bluetooth shutter release button
Celestron starry night basic edition software