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Celestron 70LCM Computerized Telescope

B&H # CELCM70 MFR # 22052
Celestron 70LCM Computerized Telescope

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  • 2.8" / 70mm Refractor
  • Focal Length: 900mm f/13
  • 9.0mm Eyepiece
  • 25mm Eyepiece
  • Erect Image Star Diagonal
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • The Sky X Astronomy Software CD-ROM
  • NexStar Computer Control technology
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Dedicated to unfolding the wonders of the Universe, the 70LCM Computerized Telescope from Celestron features an excellent combination of power and portability. With its computer-automated technology, the LCM is up and running after locating 3 bright celestial objects.

The 70LCM is a high-quality refractor with an 70mm aperture and a focal length of 900mm. The optical system is fully coated for enhanced sharpness and clarity. Two eyepieces are included - one 25mm as well as a 9.0mm. The mounting platform incorporates a sturdy aluminum tripod with a motorized and computerized altazimuth mount.

New observers will make great use of the LCM's built-in Sky Tour feature - simply pressing a button on the LCM computerized hand-controller activates the system to locate and slew to the sky's most interesting objects. Experienced observers will appreciate the comprehensive database of 4000+ objects, along with the customized lists of the most intriguing deep-sky objects, planets, and double stars.

The LCM combines a powerhouse feature-set with Celestron's legendary optical standards to provide amateur astronomers with a sophisticated and easy-to-use telescope. The computerized hand-control provides simple on-screen instructions that guide the observer through the alignment procedures. Each step, helpful hints, and valuable reference materials are easily accessible to ensure a simple and pleasurable viewing experience.

70LCM Telescope
  • High-quality refractor
  • Aperture: 2.76" / 70 mm
  • High useful magnification of 165x
  • Focal Length: 900 mm, f/12.86
  • Optical system: all-glass, fully-coated
  • 2 Eyepieces: 25 mm - 36x, 9.0 mm - 100x
  • StarPointer finderscope for accurate alignment and object location
  • Erect image diagonal: accepts 1.25" eyepieces, excellent for terrestrial and astronomical viewing
Tripod with Motorized Altazimuth Mount
  • Fully adjustable sturdy aluminum tripod
  • Lightweight motorized altazimuth mount
  • Flash upgradeable fully computerized hand control
  • Hand control and motors are powered by 8 user-supplied AA batteries or optional 12V AC adapter
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control
  • Quick-release base, OTA, accessory tray with rapid no-tool set up
  • Educational astronomy software CD-ROM "The Sky X" offers sky info and printable sky maps
  • Computerized LCM hand-controller with NexStar computer control offers 4,000 object database and storage for programmable user defined objects
  • Tracking rates: sidereal, solar, lunar. Tracking modes: alt-az, EQ north/south. Slew speeds: 1,2,3°/sec - 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x. Alignment procedures: skyalign, auto 2-star, 1-star, 2-star, solar system.
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 2.76" / 70 mm
Focal Length 900 mm
Focal Ratio f/12.86
Resolving Power Rayleigh: 1.99 arc/sec
Dawes: 1.66 arc/sec
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Mount Type Motorized Altazimuth
Tripod Aluminum
Motor Yes
GO-TO Capability Yes
PC Compatible Yes
Power Source 8 AA batteries
Optical Tube Dimensions Length - 35" (89 cm)
Diameter - 3" (7.6 cm)
Weight 12 lb / 5.44 kg
Celestron 70LCM Computerized Telescope
  • 25 mm eyepiece
  • 9 mm Eyepiece
  • Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • LCM Hand-Controller
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • StarPointer Finderscope
  • The Sky X Student Edition Astronomy Software
  • Celestron Two Year Limited Warranty
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