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                                                   1000002: Celestron 21061 Astromaster 70Az

Excellent Beginner's Telescope

Superior Quality at an Economical Price.

Capture Great Images of the Moon and Larger Planets

Aluminum Tripod

Altazimuth Mounting

ISet Up is Fast and Easy with this Simple Scope

A quick release dovetail attachment means there's no tools needed. The pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs saves time and provides a rigid, stable platform. Its all coated glass erect image optics offer clear images of land and sky. Additional features include a permanently mounted StarPointer finderscope, pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing, and an equatorial mount (CG-3) with RA and DEC slow-motion controls and setting circles. A deluxe accessory tray is also provided for convenient storage of accessories, and "The Sky®" Level 1 planetarium software accompanies the telescope so you can explore its 10,000 object database and enhanced images.


Optical Design Refractor

Aperture (mm) 70 mm (2.76 in)

Focal Length (mm) 900 mm (35 in)

Focal Ratio 13

Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)

Magnification 1 45 x

Eyepiece 2 (mm) 10 mm (0.39 in)

Magnification 2 90 x

Finderscope Built-on StarPointer

Star Diagonal Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"

Mount Altazimuth

Tripod 1.25" steel tube legs

Weight (lbs) 18 lbs (8.16 kg)

Highest Useful Magnification 165 x

Lowest Useful Magnification 10 x

Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7

Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arc seconds

Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arc seconds

Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 100 x

Angular Field of View (deg) 1.1 °

Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 58 ft (18 m)

Optical Coatings Fully Coated

Optical Tube Length 36 in (914 mm)

Tube Attachment Dovetail Bar

Price:   159.49

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