Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope

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Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope

Brand: Celestron
SKU: 21074
$179.00 AUD

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Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ

The AstroMaster LT 70AZ refractor comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out!

The quintessential beginner telescope, Celestron’s dual-purpose AstroMaster 70AZ Refracting Telescope features precision construction and premium coated optics for bright, clear views, whether you’re observing celestial objects of terrestrial landscapes. The AstroMaster 70AZ is a great way to begin exploring the craters of the Moon, the moons of Jupiter, and the rings of Saturn plus more.

The Alt-Az mount is equipped with a convenient pan handle and built-in clutch for easy targeting and smooth motion. This mount design is best for viewing nature and celestial objects. It is also the simplest mount to operate for beginners.

The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ has a short focal length of 700mm when compared to the LT 70AZ. This makes the scope slightly more portable, providing wider fields of view.

Overview of the Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics – Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment – no tool setup
  • Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch – for smooth and accurate pointing
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25″ steel tube legs – Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Specifications

Aperture (mm) 70 mm (2.76 in)
Apparent Field of View 1.7 “
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Focal Length 700 mm (28 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 … 20 mm (0.79 in)
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 … 10 mm (0.39 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Highest Useful Magnification 165 x
Light Gathering Power (Comp… 100 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
Linear Field of View (@1000… 89 ft (27 m)
Lowest Useful Magnification 10 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 35 x
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 70 x
Mount Info: N.A.
Mount Type Altazimuth
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Optical Design Refractor
Optical Tube Info: N.A.
Optical Tube Length 28 in (711 mm)
Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arc seconds
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arc seconds
Telescope Type Manual
Total Telescope Kit Weight 16 lbs (7.26 kg)
Tripod 1″ steel tubes
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty

Our gift to you: Use coupon code ASTRO2019 at the checkout and receive a FREE Astronomy 2019 booklet with your telescope!

 

Looking for a portable and easy to assemble telescope for celestial viewing? Then the AstroMaster Series is just for you! Two eyepieces and a red dot finder are included, so once it’s unboxed, you’re ready to go!

These simple telescopes produce bright, clear images of the moon and planets. It’s easy to observe the belts and moons of Jupiter, rings of Saturn, and craters on the moon!

This LT 70AZ (700mm focal length) is slightly shorter than the similar 70AZ (900mm focal length), providing increased portability and a slightly wider field of view. It should be noted that the image when looking through this telescope is reversed, since it uses a mirror diagonal, while the image when looking through the 900mm version will be the correct way round.

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