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Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Refractor (21061)

SKU 050234210614
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Original price $247.95 - Original price $247.95
Original price
$247.95
$247.95 - $247.95
Current price $247.95

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ! You"ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 70AZ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Description

Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope

Navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.

Accessories Included

Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, and a Starpointer finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views. 

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 resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

Quick Overview

  • 70mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), erect image star diagonal, and a finderscope.
  • Panning handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
  • Adjustable height tripod
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies

What's in the Box

  • Optical tube
  • Tripod and mount (preassembled)
  • 20mm and 10mm eyepiece
  • StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
  • Erect image 90° diagonal
  • Manual

Specifications

OPTICAL TUBE INFO
Optical Design: Refractor
Aperture: 70mm (2.76")
Focal Length: 900mm (35")
Focal Ratio: f/13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (.8")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (.4")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90x
Barlow Lens: Not Included
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 165x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 10x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.66 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100x
Optical Coatings: Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length: 914mm (36")
Optical Tube Diameter: TBD
Optical Tube Weight: TBD
Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO
Mount Type: Manual Alt Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 812.8mm - 1295.4mm (32"- 51")
Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25") steel
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 7.6 lbs (3.44 kg)
Slew Speeds: Manual
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 saddle plate
Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight: TBD

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