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Celestron Astromaster 70AZ Telescope

A dual-purpose telescope perfect for both terrestrial and celestial viewing. The 70AZ telescope comes atop a rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs and deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories.
  • 70mm aperture
  • Refractor telescope
  • 900mm focal length
  • Altazimuth mount
  • Focal ratio 13
  • 20mm (45x) and 10mm (90x) eyepieces
  • 2 year warranty
  • Celestron Item # 21061
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$249.95

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description

A dual-purpose telescope perfect for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, the AstroMaster telescope is excellent for beginners. Quick and easy to setup, the telescope has a permanently mounted Star-Pointer and erect image optics (ensuring correct views of land and sky). The 70AZ telescope has a pan handle Altazimuth mount with handy control clutch, enabling smooth and accurate pointing.

What can I see?

  • Moon
  • Some planets
  • Moons of Jupiter
  • Rings of Saturn
  • Some galaxies and nebulae

The 70AZ telescope comes atop a rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs. This provides a rigid and stable platform for family star-gazing nights and backyard astronomy. All coated glass optics ensure clear, crisp images and the deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of telescope accessories.

specification

  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Aperture (mm): 70 mm (2.76 in)
  • Focal Length: 900 mm (35 in)
  • Focal Ratio: 13
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45 x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90 x
  • Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
  • Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
  • Mount Type: Altazimuth
  • Tripod: 1.25" steel tube legs
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 165 x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 10 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
  • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99 arc seconds
  • Resolution (Dawes): 1.66 arc seconds
  • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100 x
  • Apparent Field of View: 1.1 °
  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 58 ft (18 m)
  • Optical Coatings: Fully Coated
  • Optical Tube Length: 36 in (914 mm)
  • Warranty: 2-year Telescope Warranty

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