The Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ is a 70mm reflector optical tube mounted on a German Equatorial mount. It is a very basic telescope, serving as both a terrestrial and astronomy instrument and due to its lightweight and compact design, can be used in many family occasions. It requires no tools for setup, just simply mount the optical tube to the equatorial head. Accessories included:
- 70mm refractor optical tube
- f/10 focal ratio
- German Equatorial Mount with setting circles and RA/DEC controls
- 5x24 finderscope
- 20mm eyepiece
- 4mm eyepiece
- 1.25" diagonal
- 3x barlow eyepiece
- Accessory tray
- TheSkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software
PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer!
The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy.
The PowerSeekers come in a choice of refractor or reflector, equatorial or altazimuth mount design. The PowerSeekers come with all coated glass optical components with for enhanced image brightness and clarity. The Newtonian reflectors offer larger aperture and greater light gathering power needed to resolve the faint detail of hundreds of deep-sky and other celestial objects.
All PowerSeekers come on either sturdy equatorial mounts for tracking the sky, or collapsible altazimuth mounts suitable for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use.
The PowerSeekers come with a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens, allowing an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of an unaided eye!
A great choice for teens and families.
|Name||Celestron - PowerSeeker 70EQ Refractor Telescope|
|Accessory Tray||No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder|
|Aperture||70mm (2.76 in)|
|Barlow Lens||3 x|
|CD ROM||"The Sky X" Planetarium Software|
|Eyepiece 1||20mm (0.79 in)|
|Eyepiece 2||4mm (0.16 in)|
|Eyepiece 1 Magnification||35x|
|Eyepiece 2 Magnification||175x|
|Finderscope||5 x 24|
|Focal Length||700mm (27.56 in)|
|Star Diagonal||1.25 in Erect Image Diagonal|