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Celestron AstroMaster 70mm EQ Telescope

SKU: 21062

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Celestron AstroMaster 70mm EQ Telescope

SKU: 21062

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About this product

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • StarPointer finderscope
  • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup
  • German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • BONUS Astronomy Software downloadwith a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky. Note that this EQ version is better suited for space due to its mounting style.

The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors.

Specifications:

OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 70 mm (2.76")
Focal Length 900 mm (35")
Focal Ratio 13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 10 mm (0.39")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 90x
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
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 Coating Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length 914 mm (36")
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type CG-2 Equatorial
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs

 

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