ExploreOne Gemini 70mm f/10 AZ Telescope (Blue/White)

BH #EX70MMAZG • MFR #88-10170
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ExploreOne Gemini 70mm f/10 AZ Telescope (Blue/White)
Key Features
  • 70mm Achromatic Refractor OTA
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/10 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Single-Arm Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
The blue and white Explore One Gemini 70mm f/10 AZ Telescope is designed for beginners to introduce new users to astronomy by giving them a complete set up for viewing the Moon, planets, and meteor showers. Its manual alt-azimuth mount has an altitude lock and slow-motion control for tracking celestial objects across the night sky. Two eyepieces provide 27x and 72x magnifications, and the included 90° star diagonal makes looking through the scope more comfortable, especially when aiming the telescope toward the zenith. An adjustable-height stainless steel tripod provides a stable platform for sky-watching.
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ExploreOne Gemini Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube Assembly
  • 3Mount and Tripod
  • 4Included Accessories

The blue and white Explore One Gemini 70mm f/10 AZ Telescope is designed for beginners to introduce new users to astronomy by giving them a complete set up for viewing the Moon, planets, and meteor showers. Its manual alt-azimuth mount has an altitude lock and slow-motion control for tracking celestial objects across the night sky. Two eyepieces provide 27x and 72x magnifications, and the included 90° star diagonal makes looking through the scope more comfortable, especially when aiming the telescope toward the zenith. An adjustable-height stainless steel tripod provides a stable platform for sky-watching.

Optical Tube Assembly

  • 70mm aperture
  • f/10 focal ratio
  • 700mm focal length
  • Refractor-style configuration
  • Achromatic lens design helps to limit color fringing and distortion, especially at the edges, for sharper and clearer views with better color representation
  • Sturdy rack-and-pinion focuser
  • 1.25" drawtube accepts the most popular size eyepieces and accessories

Mount and Tripod

    Mount:
  • Manual alt-azimuth design
  • Single-arm fork reduces weight without sacrificing stability
  • Slow motion control cable allows mount to be adjusted without additional vibrations
    Tripod:
  • Aluminum, with scratch-resistant black finish
  • Adjustable-height to accommodate a variety of users and observation positions
  • Center tray adds stability and provides a place for accessories such as eyepieces and filters

Included Accessories

    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel
  • Accepts most 1.25" astronomical filters
  • 26mm eyepiece produces 27x power
  • 9.7mm eyepiece produces 72x magnification
    Diagonal:
  • 90° angle places user's head in a comfortable viewing position when the OTA is aimed at or near the zenith
  • Star configuration corrects image horizontally, but not vertically
  • 1.25" diameter snout and eyepiece holder
    Finder:
  • Un-magnified view makes finding objects easier and star-hopping navigation faster
  • Simple red aiming dot will not obscure dim or small objects
  • Runs on one included CR2032 battery

ExploreOne Gemini Specs

Optical DesignAchromatic refractor
Aperture70 mm
Focal Length700mm
Focal Ratiof/10
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
Diagonal90°, star
1.25" snout and eyepiece holder
FinderscopeRed-dot
TripodAdjustable-height
Mount TypeManual alt-azimuth
Power SourceNone
Optical Tube DimensionsNot specified by manufacturer
WeightNot specified by manufacturer
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