Barska 525 Power Starwatcher 70mm f/10 Refractor AZ Telescope

BH #BA525P70070R • MFR #AE12934
Barska 525 Power Starwatcher 70mm f/10 Refractor AZ Telescope
Key Features
  • 70mm Refractor OTA
  • 700mm Focal Length, f/10 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • 1.25" Focuser; 175x, 78x, 35x Eyepieces
Aim Barska's 525 Power Starwatcher 70mm f/10 Refractor AZ Telescope into the sky and new amateur astronomers can enjoy views of the moon, planets, and stars—or point it earthward and use it as a conventional spotting scope. This complete observation kit includes the optical tube assembly (OTA), a manual alt-azimuth mount head, and a full-sized adjustable aluminum tripod. To get you viewing right out of the box, the Barska includes three eyepieces to give you an array of magnifications to choose from, a Barlow lens that triples the power of any eyepiece put in it to increase your observational choices, and a 90° diagonal that features an integrated erecting prism for terrestrial viewing.
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Barska Starwatcher Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Tube Assembly
  • 3Mounting
  • 4Included Accessories

Aim Barska's 525 Power Starwatcher 70mm f/10 Refractor AZ Telescope into the sky and new amateur astronomers can enjoy views of the moon, planets, and stars—or point it earthward and use it as a conventional spotting scope. This complete observation kit includes the optical tube assembly (OTA), a manual alt-azimuth mount head, and a full-sized adjustable aluminum tripod. To get you viewing right out of the box, the Barska includes three eyepieces to give you an array of magnifications to choose from, a Barlow lens that triples the power of any eyepiece put in it to increase your observational choices, and a 90° diagonal that features an integrated erecting prism for terrestrial viewing.

Optical Tube Assembly

  • 70mm aperture
  • f/10 focal ratio
  • 700mm focal length
  • Refractor-style light path
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics maximize light transmission and produce high-contrast images with accurate color fidelity
  • Sturdy and reliable rack-and-pinion focuser
  • 1.25" drawtube makes it compatible with the most popular size of eyepieces and accessories

Mounting

  • Manual alt-azimuth mount
  • Altitude locking rod makes tracking objects easier
  • Full-sized adjustable height aluminum tripod
  • Center tray adds stability, while providing a place for accessories such as eyepieces and filters

Included Accessories

Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" barrel to accept most astronomical filters
  • 4mm eyepiece yields a high 175x power
  • 9mm eyepiece produces a moderate 78x power
  • 20mm eyepiece produces a low 35x magnification
Barlow Lens:
  • 3x power effectively triples the magnification of any eyepiece used in it
  • 1.25" snout and holder
  • Increases eyepiece power without affecting exit pupil and eye relief
Diagonal:
  • 90° angle places observer's head in a comfortable viewing position when the OTA is pointed at or near the zenith or using the scope for terrestrial viewing
  • Integrated erecting prism corrects view for use as a conventional spotting scope
  • 1.25" snout and barrel
Finderscope:
  • Low 5x power ensures a wide field of view for easier alignment and faster star-hopping navigation
  • 24mm objective allows dimmer stars and objects to be identified
  • Mounting bracket included
UPC: 790272003099

Barska Starwatcher Specs

Optical DesignRefractor
Aperture70mm
Focal Length700mm
Focal Ratiof/10
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter1.25"
Diagonal90° erect-image
Finderscope5 x 24
TripodAluminum, adjustable height
Mount TypeManual alt-azimuth
Power SourceNone
Optical Tube DimensionsNot specified by manufacturer
Weight6.0 lb / 2.7 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight10.44 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)31.9 x 9.8 x 7.4"
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Is it easy to assemble?
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Hi,I would say it's really easy to assemble. Be careful with small bolts and nuts to miss.
Answered by: Minjae C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I lost the instructions, can I find them online?
Asked by: Anonymous
It might be easiest to go to the Orion Telescope website, find a telescope that looks like yours and get that scope's user manual in pdf format from there.
Answered by: Les B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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What kind of eyepieces are included?
Asked by: Thomas W.
It includes a 3x Barlow Lens w/Caps, K20 Eyepiece, and a SR4 Eyepiece.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does the telescope connect to the tripod with a standard 1/4 connection?
Asked by: Anonymous
This model comes with a standard 1/4 20 threading.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does this telescope hook up to a camera or computer?
Asked by: Anonymous
No it doesnt just a normal telescope
Answered by: Muhammad S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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What is the eyepiece diameter?
Asked by: Anonymous
The entire thing was no good. Did not work at all
Answered by: David L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Looking for a barska telescope manual?
Asked by: Anonymous
Please contact Barska for this Manual. They should be able to e-mail you the Manual in a PDF File. Tel: (888) 666-6769 or (909) 445-8168 Email: [email protected]<a href= http://barska.com target= _blank >barska.com</a>
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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can the Barska 400MM/80MM 131 power starwatcher refractor telescope be used for terrestrial objects viewing?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes this scope can be used for Terrestrial Viewing. The model comes with a 45 Diagonal so that will flip the image right side up for you.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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