- 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
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 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.
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 Type Altazimuth
Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs
Software Starry Night Basic Edition