Sky-Watcher Mercury 705

Sky-Watcher Mercury 705

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About this product

Model:  mercury705
Part Number:  10721

A compact refractor telescope best suited to terrestrial observing, though can also be used for casual astronomy. 

Supplied with a sturdy Alt-Azimuth mount with fine-control cables and an easy to use red-dot finder. Unlike many other telescopes at this price, this one accepts 1.25" eyepieces and accessories (not 0.96" or hybrid 1.25").  Also, the eyepieces supplied have been carefully selected to give a more useful and practical range of magnifications. 



  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x20 & x50
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x140
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 70mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/7.14)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 45º Erect-image Diagonal 1.25"
  • AZ3 Deluxe Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Tube material: Aluminium
  • 36% more Light Gathering than 60mm

Customer reviews

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Good value.
01 March 2021  | 

A nice little telescope at a good price. Perfect for those who want to come in as beginners on a lower budget before moving on to the more expensive kit. Obviously it is a small scope with all the associated limitations but for its size its quite impressive and of very good quality.

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excellent scope
27 February 2018  | 

Love this combo, solid alt-az mount, surprisingly good optics.
Great grab and go set up.


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