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Jacobs Photo & Digital

9 Mokoia Road
Auckland 0626
New Zealand

09 480 5903

Saxon 705 AZ3 Refractor Telescope

Price: $650.00

Always wanted a telescope but troubled by limited storage in the house? The saxon 705AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope might just be what you need!

This short-tube refractor telescope comes with an achromatic objective lens of 70mm and a focal length of 500mm. Set up is quick and easy, with no additional tools required - this means you'll be enjoying bright, wide-field views of both land and sky objects in no time.

The saxon 705AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope is extremely portable and can be operated by observers of all ages. 

The saxon 705AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope is a short-tube telescope that gives clear, wide-field views of land and sky.

This telescope is both compact and portable, great for taking it out to the backyard, or even with you on your camping trip. All you need to do during an observing session is to find a viewing site, set the telescope up and bring it back indoors when you're done. Set up is easy with no additional tools required.  

The saxon 705AZ3 Pioneer Refractor Telescope features the following: 

  • 70mm multi-coated achromatic objective lens
  • 500mm focal length
  • 1.25" Super eyepieces
  • 6x30 finderscope
  • Alt-Azimuth AZ3 mount 
  • Aluminium tripod with accessory tray
  • Photography is possible via an optional T-2 adapter ring.

 Perfect for use by observers of all levels.


Optical design Achromatic refractor
Lens material N/A
Objective diameter 70mm
Focal length 500mm
Secondary mirror diameter N/A
Focal ratio F/7
Highest practical power 140x
Faintest stellar magnitude 11.9
Resolving power 1.65
Finderscope 5x24
Focus diameter 1.25"
Diagonal 45° erecting prism
Eyepiece(s) 1.25" Super, 4mm, 12.5mm & 25mm.
Mount type Alt-Azimuth
Slow-motion control Vertical & Horizontal
Counterweight(s) N/A
Piggyback bracket Yes
Accessory tray Wall-to-wall
Ground board diameter N/A
Ground board weight(s) N/A
Motor drive N/A
Go-to N/A
Optical tube weight 1.05 kg
Optical tube dimension (diameter x length) 7 x 48 cm
Tripod height 71 - 123 cm
Shipping weight 12kgs
Shipping carton dimensions (LxWxH) 95 x 37 x 24cm³


Feel free to ask a question about Saxon 705 AZ3 Refractor Telescope below or call us on +64 (9) 480-5903

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