About this product
Part Number: 22064-CGL
Great beginner scope with useful accessories included
Kids love this telescope because it looks and feels precisely how they imagine a telescope to be. It can also be used for terrestrial observing so is a good choice if you have a room with a view.
Please don't let it's low price mislead you, the Celestron Astromaster 70AZ is not a department-store toy. The 70mm aperture, long focal-ratio and coated optics provide pleasing views of Jupiter and some of it's moons. Saturn with it's rings is easily identifiable and the lunar surface will show a wealth of detail. Some of the brighter deep-sky targets are also within reach including the Orion nebula, M13 Globular cluster in Hercules and the beautiful double-star Albireo.
Includes 10mm & 20mm Celestron eyepieces.
- 70mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
- Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
- Accessories include: two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), erect image star diagonal, and a finderscope.
- Panning handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
- Adjustable height tripod
- BONUS Starry Night Basic Edition Software download
Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope
Navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.
Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, and a Starpointer finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.
Moon Filter for reducing the brightness of the Moon for more comfortable viewing.
An easy to use smartphone adaptor is also included to enable you to capture the Moon and planets through your telescope.
Starry Night Software
Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software 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.
What's in the box
- Optical Tube Assembly
- Accessory Tray
- Red Dot Finderscope
- 20mm & 10mm Eyepiece
- Smartphone Adapter
- Moon Filter
|OPTICAL TUBE INFO: || |
|Optical Design ||Refractor |
|Aperture ||70mm (2.76″) |
|Focal Length ||900mm (35″) |
|Focal Ratio ||13 |
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 ||20mm (.8″) |
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1 ||45x |
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 ||10mm (.4″) |
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2 ||90x |
|Finderscope ||StarPointer Finderscope |
|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 Coatings ||Fully Coated |
|Optical Tube Length ||914mm (36″) |
|MOUNT INFO: || |
|Mount Type ||Altazimuth |
|Tripod ||1.25″ steel tube legs |
|Software ||Starry Night Basic Edition |
Downloads / Manuals
The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:
Quick Setup Guide for AstroMaster AZ (PDF)
AstroMaster AZ Manual (PDF)
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