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Celestron AstroMaster 70EQ Refractor Telescope

£149.00
SKU 21062

Availability: Immediate Dispatch

  • A 70mm aperture refractor
  • German equatorial mount with setting circles - to locate and track sky objects
  • Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, erect image diagonal, and a finderscope
  • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
Description

The Celestron AstroMaster refractor telescope is ideal if you are looking for a dual-purpose telescope for both terrestrial and celestial viewing

The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors. Each telescope is ready to use within minutes with their no-tool set up. 

The AstroMaster mount is a manual German equatorial type and comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC. A simple motor drive is also available as an optional extra to allow the telescope to track celestial objects as they move across the sky.

Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, erect image diagonal, and a finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.

You can download Celestron’s Starry Night Software, with its 10,000 object database and printable sky maps, and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

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Specifications
OPTICAL TUBE INFO:
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 70mm (2.75")
Focal Length 900mm (35.43")
Focal Ratio 13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 20mm (.78")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 10mm (.4")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 90x
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
Highest Useful Magnification 165x
Lowest Useful Magnification 10x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 100x
Optical Coating Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length 914mm (36")
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type CG-2 Equatorial
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Software Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App

 

Downloads

AstroMaster 70EQ and 90EQ Quick Setup Guide

AstroMaster EQ Manual