Carson SkyChaser 70mm f/6 Refractor AZ Telescope

BH #CASC450 • MFR #SC-450
Carson
Carson SkyChaser 70mm f/6 Refractor AZ Telescope
Key Features
  • 70mm Refractor Style Telescope
  • 400mm Focal Length, f/6 Focal Ratio
  • Photo-Style Pan/Tilt Head
  • Slow-Motion Lateral Control Knob
The Carson Optical SkyChaser 70mm f/6 Refractor AZ Telescope is an ideal instrument to introduce beginners to viewing the moon and planets as well as far-off earthbound subjects. It comes with two eyepieces that produce a low power of 16x and a high power of 44x, plus a Barlow lens which triples the magnification of each to increase their versatility. An erect-image diagonal places the head in a comfortable position whether you're watching stars or sailboats. The telescope is mounted on a simple photo-style head that is easy to use, and it is all supported on a lightweight tabletop tripod. To safely carry the telescope, tripod, and all accessories Carson includes a convenient nylon carrying bag.
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Carson SkyChaser 70mm f/6 Refractor AZ Telescope

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Carson SkyChaser Overview

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

The Carson Optical SkyChaser 70mm f/6 Refractor AZ Telescope is an ideal instrument to introduce beginners to viewing the moon and planets as well as far-off earthbound subjects. It comes with two eyepieces that produce a low power of 16x and a high power of 44x, plus a Barlow lens which triples the magnification of each to increase their versatility. An erect-image diagonal places the head in a comfortable position whether you're watching stars or sailboats. The telescope is mounted on a simple photo-style head that is easy to use, and it is all supported on a lightweight tabletop tripod. To safely carry the telescope, tripod, and all accessories Carson includes a convenient nylon carrying bag.

Optical Tube Assembly

  • 70mm aperture is ideal for viewing the moon and larger planets, as well as distant earth-bound subjects
  • Short 400mm focal length ensures a compact form factor for easy portability
  • Single-speed rack-and-pinion focuser with 1.25" eyepiece holder
  • Integrated dew shield helps keep condensation off the lens

Mount & Tripod

Mount:
  • Photo-style pan/tilt head
  • Simple 1/4"-20 mounting plate for easy set up and break down
  • Horizontal slow-motion knob enables lateral micro-adjustment to more easily find and track subjects
Tripod:
  • Tabletop design is easy to set up anywhere
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum legs with matte-black non-reflective surface
  • Extendable center column allows the height to be adjusted from 10-14"
  • Non-slip rubber feet

Included Accessories

Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrels are easy to handle and look through
  • Threaded to accept most filters, like colored planetary, neutral-density moon, or polarizing
  • High-power 9mm eyepiece produces a high 44x for detailed viewing
  • Low-power 25mm eyepiece yields 16x magnification to make wide-field observations
Barlow Lens:
  • 1.25" nosepiece and eyepiece holder
  • 3x magnification effectively triples the magnification of any eyepiece used with it
  • Does not affect eye relief, making it easier and more comfortable
  • Produces 132x and 48x power with two included eyepieces
Diagonal:
  • 1.25" nosepiece and eyepiece holder
  • 90° angle places head in a more comfortable viewing position
  • Integrated erecting prism corrects view to use the telescope as a conventional spotting scope
Finderscope:
  • 8x magnification ensures a wide field of view for finding and tracking subjects
  • 21mm objective
  • Mounting bracket included
Bag:
  • Lightweight and water-resistant nylon
  • Main compartment holds optical tube and tripod
  • Outer pocket holds all accessories
  • Removable shoulder strap makes it easy to carry
UPC: 750668012838

Carson SkyChaser Specs

Optical DesignRefractor
Aperture70mm
Focal Length400mm
Focal Ratiof/5.7
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
Diagonal90° erecting
Finderscope8 x 21
TripodAluminum tabletop
Extendable center column
Min Height: 10" / cm
Max Height: 14.0" / cm
Mount Type1/4"-20
Manual pan/tilt photo head
Power SourceNone
Optical Tube Dimensions15.0 x 4" / cm
WeightOTA: 23.0 oz / g
Tripod: 14.0 oz / g
Packaging Info
Package Weight5.345 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.4 x 8.2 x 5.9"
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