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Celestron Astromaster 70AZ

13,550.85 (Excluding Taxes)

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 70AZ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

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 Included

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.

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.

Description

Specifications

  • 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
Optical Tube Info:
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Aperture: 70mm (2.76″)
  • Focal Length: 900mm (35″)
  • Focal Ratio: f/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
  • Barlow Lens: Not Included
  • Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
  • Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal – 1.25″
  • Optical Tube: Aluminum
  • 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″)
  • Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Info:
  • Mount Type: Manual Alt Azimuth
  • Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 812.8mm – 1295.4mm (32″ – 51″)
  • Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25″) steel
  • Accessory Tray: Yes
  • Slew Speeds: Manual
  • Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 saddle plate
  • Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
Included Items:

Optical tube | Tripod and mount (preassembled) | 20mm and 10mm eyepiece | StarPointer™ red dot finderscope | Erect image 90° diagonal | Manual

Solar Warning

Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

Supporting Documents

AstroMaster AZ Telescope Manual

AstroMaster AZ Quick Setup Guide

Supporting Videos

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