Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

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Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit

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Product Highlights

  • 70mm Achromatic Refractor
  • 400mm Focal Length, f/5.7 Focal Ratio
  • Anti-Reflection Fully Coated Optics
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount with Lock
  • 10mm and 20mm Eyepieces, Erecting Prism
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • Aluminum Photo-Style Tripod
  • Backpack Holds OTA, Tripod, Accessories
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Aperture: 70mm f/6

50mm f/7 70mm f/6
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Celestron Travel Scope overview

  • 1Description

The Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit is designed for portability and ease-of-use for both astronomical and terrestrial use. Its refractor-style optical tube has a respectable aperture that gathers copious amounts of light, and a shorter focal length that produces a moderate magnification potential. A photo-style alt-az pan/tilt head easily mounts the OTA with a simple screw and has a single control handle that allows for smooth movement and locks the altitude in place for hands-free use to minimize vibration. Supporting it all is a photo-style tripod that collapses low enough for tabletop use and extends to full-sized height. The included erecting prism corrects views horizontally and laterally to the Travel Scope can be used as a conventional spotting scope, and it comes with to eyepieces offering 20x and 40x magnifications — although any 1.25" astronomical eyepiece may be used. Everything in this kit — OTA, tripod, head, and accessories — fits inside the included canvas backpack to make it as portable possible.

Optical Tube
  • 70mm aperture
  • f/5.7 focal ratio
  • 400mm focal length
  • Achromatic refractor optical design
  • Anti-reflection fully coated optics improves light transmission, color rendition, sharpness, and contrast
  • Resolution: 1.99 arc sec, Raleigh; 1.66 arc sec, Dawes
  • 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
  • Integrated dew shield prevents condensation at night, and minimizes glare during the day
Mount and Tripod
    Mount:
  • Manual pan/tilt photo-style alt-azimuth
  • Control handle for easier pan/tilt and subject tracking
  • Locking handle sets altitude
  • Integrated level
    Tripod:
  • Easy-use photo-style
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum legs
  • Four leg sections allow it to be set on a table or extended to full-height
  • Simple snap-locks allow for fast setup and breakdown
Included Accessories
    Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel accepts most astronomical filters
  • 10mm produces 40x power, 50° apparent field of view, 67' field of view at 1000 yards (22m @ 1000m)
  • 20mm produces 20x magnification, 50° apparent field of view, 131' field of view at 1000 yards (44m @ 1000m), 19' (5.8m) close focus distance
    Diagonal:
  • 45° angle puts head in comfortable position for celestial and terrestrial viewing
  • Integrated erecting prism corrects view horizontally and vertically for land use
  • 1.25" diameter eyepiece holder accepts many eyepieces and accessories
    2x24 Finderscope:
  • 5x magnification produces a wide field of view to make finding subjects easy and star-hopping navigation faster
  • Straight-through viewing
    Backpack:
  • Water and tear-resistant canvas
  • Holds scope, tripod, mount, and accessories
  • Padded interior protects gear
UPC: 050234210355
In the Box
Celestron Travel Scope 70mm f/5.7 AZ Refractor Telescope Kit
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 45° Erect-Image Diagonal
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • 10mm Eyepiece
  • Tripod
  • Backpack
  • SkyX CD-Rom
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Celestron Travel Scope specs

    Optical Design Achromatic refractor
    Aperture 70 mm
    Focal Length 400mm
    Focal Ratio f/5.7
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal 45° erect-image
    Finderscope 5x24
    Motors None
    GoTo System None
    Tripod Yes
    Mount Type Manual altazimuth
    Power Source None
    Optical Tube Dimensions 17.0" / 43.0 cm
    Weight 3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.0 x 13.8 x 6.7"

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