Celestron Astromaster 70EQ Refractor Telescope

 

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Description

  • Manual 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 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies

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

Manual German Equatorial telescope

The AstroMaster mount 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.

Accessories Included

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.

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 (2.75″)
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
Barlow Lens Not Included
Finderscope Built-on 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 Coating Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length 914mm (36″)
Optical Tube Diameter TBD
Optical Tube Weight TBD
Dovetail CG-2 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type CG-2 Equatorial
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 812.8mm – 1295.4mm (32″ – 51″)
Tripod Leg Diameter 31.75mm (1.25″) steel
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 7.6 lbs (3447.3 g)
Slew Speeds Manual
Dovetail Compatibility CG-2 saddle plate
Software Starry Night Basic Edition | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight TBD
Included Items Optical tube | Tripod and mount (preassembled) | 20mm | 10mm eyepiece | Erect Image Diagonal | Red-dot finderscope | Manual

Additional information

Aperture

70mm

Focal Length

900 mm

Telescope Mount Type

EQ (Equitorial) on Tripod

Telescope Optics Type

Refractor

Tracking Type

Manual