Compact and Power-full!
The Celestron PowerTank portable power source is a must-have accessory for any astronomer. Best used with the larger NexStar GPS, Advanced Series, and CGE series telescopes, it also will work with Meade telescopes when used with an adapter. The PowerTank 17 contains a rechargeable, 17-ampere-hour battery to ensure you have a LONG time to view with your telescope! Plug the PowerTank into your car's cigarette lighter socket or a regular AC house-current outlet to recharge.
If you're taking your telescope into the dark, the Celestron PowerTank is equipped for nighttime viewing. It provides power for all your celestial adventures and a flashlight to help you find your way home again. It'll even jump-start your car if you left the ignition on!
Unit measures 15 x14 x 6 inches.
Note: The Celestron Power Tank will work with 12V Meade Telescopes but will require the Meade #607 Power Cord to make the proper connection.
Since manufacturing its first telescope in 1960, Celestron has grown to become one of the world’s leading telescope makers, enjoying brand-name recognition among serious amateur astronomers for superior optics, outstanding design, and innovative technology. Celestron is also a leading designer, manufacturer, and importer of other high-quality optical products, including binoculars, spotting scopes, and microscopes in addition to their computerized and non-computerized telescopes and related accessories. Their innovative products continue to receive numerous industry and consumer media accolades, adding to an already impressive list that includes awards for product innovation from Reader’s Digest, Popular Science, PC Magazine, Popular Mechanics, the Consumer Electronics Association, and more. Celestron is a privately held company with corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in Torrance, Calif.