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Celestron Powerseeker 70mm (2.8\") Refractor Telescope on EQ1

Reasonably lightweight, solid tripod, sturdy mount, standard sized eyepieces and good optics are traits that make this telescope ideal for kids of all ages.

Features

  • 36% more light gathering than a 60mm refractor
  • Correct image is suitable for astronomy and terrestrial use
  • Sturdy variable height Aluminum tripod
  • Equatorial mount keeps objects in the eyepiece by adjusting a single control
  • Motor upgradeable
  • Includes "TheSky®" Level 1 software on CD
  • Includes "The Beginners Guide to Using Telescopes" written by our knowledgeable staff.

Specifications

  • Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Length: 700mm (27.5")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Lens Construction: Fraunhofer Doublet
  • Focuser: 1.25" rack and pinion
  • Eyepieces: 20mm (35x) and 4mm (175x)
  • Barlow lens: 3x
  • Finderscope: 5x24 w/ crosshair
  • Mount Type: EQ1 Equatorial with flexible slow-motion controls
  • Tracking Motor: Available (sold separately)
  • Polar Finder: Not available
  • Camera Capable:
    • USB imagers
    • All-in-one cameras via universal digital camera adapter
    • DSLR/SLR (requires T2 ring)
    • Above cameras and adapters sold separately
    • Piggyback adapter built-in
  • Total Weight: 6.5 kg (14.3lbs)
  • Color: Black tube
  • Celestron 2 year warranty