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Celestron AstroMaster-70 EQ 70mm 2.7"/70mm Refractor Telescope Kit

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Value $10.95
B&H # CEAM70EQ Mfr # 21062
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Product Highlights
  • 900mm f/12.8 Achromatic Refractor
  • 20mm Eyepiece, 45x Magnification
  • 10mm Eyepiece, 90x Magnification
  • Equatorial Mount with Counterweight

The Celestron AstroMaster-70 is a very good telescope for beginners. It is ideal for both terrestrial and celestial applications. The AstroMaster-70 offers multi-coated glass optics to allow clear and crisp images. This refractor model can also be used for astrophotography with an appropriate T-Mount adapter. It comes with a rugged pre-assembled tripod, a 20mm eyepiece and a permanent mounted Starpointer finder scope to easily locate heavenly objects.

Permanently mounted StarPointer
Erect Image Optic ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
Quick release dovetail attachment
German equatorial mount with setting circles to accurately locate celestial 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
"The Sky" Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images
Optical Design Achromatic refractor
Optical Lens Diameter 2.8" (70mm)
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/12.9
Maximum Useful Magnification 138x
Resolving Power Not Specified by Manufacturer
Optical Tube Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Mount Type Equatorial
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
Finderscope Mounted StarPointer
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Motor No
GO-TO Capability No
PC Compatible No
Power Source None
Weight 18.0 lbs (8.16kg)
Celestron AstroMaster-70 EQ 70mm 2.7"/70mm Refractor Telescope Kit
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 10mm Eyepiece
  • Diagonal
  • Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • 2-Year Warranty
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    CelestronAstroMaster-70 EQ 70mm 2.7"/70mm Refractor Telescope Kit
     
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    5.0

    Telescope

    By An avid star gazer

    from Virginia

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy to Use
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Not Any Now

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy

    Comments about Celestron AstroMaster-70 EQ 70mm 2.7"/70mm Refractor Telescope Kit:

    I bought this item for my grandson and he is thrilled with the telescope. The item is well made and he was so excited he could see the craters in the moon. It's an item I would definitely buy again.

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    5.0

    we are satisfied

    By hk

    from boston,ma

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy

      Comments about Celestron AstroMaster-70 EQ 70mm 2.7"/70mm Refractor Telescope Kit:

      easy to assemble and easy to use

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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