Celestron Announces A Variety Of New Products For 2010

CELESTRON ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE LCM COMPUTERIZED TELESCOPE, NATURE SERIES BINOCULARS AND A NEW LINE OF DIGITAL WEATHER STATIONS

TORRANCE, CA – (January 1, 2010) – Celestron, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes and related accessories, is pleased to announce a variety of new products for 2010; including the LCM Computerized Telescope Series, Nature Binoculars and a new line of Digital Weather Stations.

The LCM Computerized Telescope is an easy to use, beginner computerized telescope allowing users to locate objects at the touch of a button. The LCM features all glass, fully coated optics, a computerized hand control with 4,000+ object database, SkyAlign Technology for a faster and easy alignment process and Sky-X Planetarium Software. The LCM Computerized Telescopes are available in 60 mm, 80 mm and 114 mm sizes. These telescopes are a great way to automatically locate the wonders of the universe with their motorized system and on-board computer.

Celestron is proud to introduce our new Nature Binocular Series featuring fully multi-coated optics, high precision BAK-4 prisms and high definition views, these binoculars are sure to take you to an even higher performance level! Designed with an advanced, open frame style the Nature Series has a rugged aluminum main body with rubber coverings for additional lens protection and twist up eyecups for easy eye adjustments. Available in both Roof and Porro Prism models, the Nature Series is waterproof and fog-proof with nitrogen filled gas for added protection in damp environments. Built durable with high quality optics, you will feel and see the difference.

Weather plays an important role while using many of our products, so Celestron is happy to introduce a new line of digital weather stations. All come complete with a wireless outdoor sensor that transmits data to the receiver which is then displayed on an LCD digital screen. The receiver can be placed in any room or convenient location for easy access to temperature and other weather related data. Six models are available, each has its own unique features, and all offer cutting-edge technology.

“All of our new products for 2010 represent our diversity as a company.” said Joseph A. Lupica Jr, president and CEO of Celestron. “Celestron’s staff of experienced engineers, industrial designers, and optical experts are consistently improving and refining our products, as well as developing new products and technologies. We enter our 50th anniversary standing behind our mission of being the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high quality optics.”
All of Celestron’s new products will be displayed during the 2010 International CES, January 7-10, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV at Celestron booth #7912, located in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Please visit our website for more information on these or other Celestron products. For a list of dealer locations and updates, please go to http://www.celestron.com.

About Celestron
Since designing its first telescope in 1960, Celestron has grown to become the world’s leading telescope maker, and enjoys brand name recognition for superior optics, outstanding design, and innovative technology. For five decades, Celestron has been recognized as a leading designer, manufacturer and importer of high-quality optical products including computerized and non-computerized telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes and related
accessories. Celestron’s 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, Sky & Telescope, the Consumer Electronics Association and more. Celestron sells and markets its products worldwide through a variety of specialty retail outlets and international distributors. Celestron is a privately held company with corporate offices and manufacturing facilities, in Torrance, CA. For more information about Celestron please visit http://www.celestron.com.