The Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Refractor is the perfect beginner family telescope for both daytime terrestrial observing and nighttime astronomy observing. It is the perfect price and value for family occasions such as camping because it features fully coated glass for good light transmission but also is very compact, portable and easy to set up. There are no additional tools required for setup, simply mount the optical tube to the altaz tripod and you'll have a fully functional telescope. Celestron has included a few accessories with the purchase of this scope. This includes a 5x24 finderscope, 20mm eyepiece, 4mm eyepiece, 1.25" diagonal, 3x barlow lens, accessory tray and the SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software for basic understanding of the night sky.
- 70mm refractor
- f/10 focal ratio
- Altazimuth mount
- 5x24 finderscope
- 20mm eyepiece
- 4mm eyepiece
- 1.25" diagonal
- 3x barlow lens
- Aluminum tripod
- 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 70AZ 70mm Refractor Telescope|
|Manufacturer Part No||CEL-21036|
|Telescope Aperture||3" and Under|
|Accessory Tray||No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder|
|Angular Field of View||1.4 °|
|Aperture||70 mm (2.76 in)|
|Barlow Lens||3 x|
|Eyepiece 1||20 mm (0.79 in)|
|Eyepiece 2||4 mm (0.16 in)|
|Focal Length||700 mm (27.56 in)|
|Optical Tube Length||30 in (762 mm)|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.66 arcsec|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.99 arcsec|
|Star Diagonal||1.25" Erect Image Diagonal|