The Celestron® PowerSeeker 70AZ telescope is a great way to open up the wonders of the universe to the aspiring astronomer. The collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomic use. Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with "The SkyX" planetarium software.
Model Number: 70AZ
Objective Lens: 70 mm
Focal Ratio: 10
Eyepiece 1 Focal Length: 20 mm
Eyepiece 1 Magnification: 35x
Eyepiece 2 Focal Length: 4 mm
Eyepiece 2 Magnification: 175x
Barlow Lens: 3X
Coated Lens: Yes
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
Angular Field of View: 1.4 Degrees
Field of View: 74 ft @ 1000 yds
Tripod: Aluminum Tripod
Weight: 8 lbs
Telescope Type: Refractor
A lens-based telescope that operates by bending light into focus. This design can be used terrestial, astronomical viewing or both depending on the model. It is usually regarded as rugged and low maintenance.
Focal Length: 700 mm
Dawes Limit: 1.66 arcsec
Star Diagonal: Yes
A star diagonal is an angled mirror or prism that allows viewing from a direction perpendicular to the eyepiece axis. It enables more comfortable viewing when the telescope is pointed directly overhead. The resulting image is shown right side up, but reversed from left to right.
Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
A simple and easy-to-use design that allows for up-down and left-right movements.
Quick and easy no-tool setup
Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
Fully coated glass optical components with high-transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
"The SkyX" Planetarium Software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images