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.
Moon Filter for reducing the brightness of the Moon for more comfortable viewing.
An easy to use smartphone adaptor is also included to enable you to capture the Moon and planets through your telescope.
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