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Meade StarPro 70mm (2.8\") f/10 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope

The StarPro AZ™ 70mm has a 70mm (2.8") aperture and focal length of 700mm (f/10). This model comes with (3) MA eyepieces: 6.3mm, 9mm & 26mm, providing 111x, 77x & 26x magnifications respectively. When fully assembled, the StarPro AZ™ 70mm weighs approximately 8.4 lbs.

Meade’s StarPro AZ™ is the perfect scope for the novice astronomer seeking to explore the universe! The StarPro AZ™ Series consists of refractor telescopes and are available in (4) different apertures including: 70mm, 80mm, 90mm & 102mm. Each model features a newly designed single-arm, alt-azimuth mount with slow motion control cables on both axes; with this, your observering experience will be a breeze! These telescopes also feature a Vixen-style dovetail receiver, giving you the ability to switch out a variety of different optical tubes to your liking. Also, each optical tube offered with the StarPro AZ™ includes fully-coated optics resulting in bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, nebulae, and more!

Easily organize your eyepieces with the integrated accessory holder, located on the sturdy tripod. As a bonus, the StarPro AZ™ comes with an included Smart Phone Adapter that allows you to take images of the night sky through the eyepiece of your telescope! Also included is the AutoStar Suite® Astronomer Edition Software on DVD to help you learn about objects in the night sky.

The StarPro AZ™ is an easy-to-use, portable telescope, for the on-the-go astronomer. If you’re just starting in Astronomy and want to take awesome images of the Moon (and more) with your phone to share with your friends and family on Social Media, Meade’s StarPro AZ™ will not disappoint.

Features

  • Aperture: 70mm (2.8") Refractor Telescope with 700mm (f/10) Focal Length
  • (Three) 1.25" MA (26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm) Eyepieces with 2x Barlow INCLUDED
  • 1.25" 90-Degree Correct-Image Diagonal INCLUDED
  • Bonus Smart Phone Adapter INCLUDED
  • Single-Arm, Alt/Azimuth Mount with Slow-Motion Control Cables
  • Full-Size Aluminum Tripod with Integrated Accessory Tray
  • Includes "The Beginners Guide to Using Telescopes" written by our knowledgeable staff

Specifications

  • Series: StarPro AZ™
  • UPC: 709942999839
  • Eyepieces Type: MA
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Clear Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Optical Design: Achromatic Refractor
  • Optical Coatings: Fully-Coated
  • Focal Length: 700mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Viewfinder: Red-Dot Viewfinder
  • Eyepieces: (Three) 1.25" MA (26mm, 9mm, 6.3mm)
  • Barlow: 2x Barlow
  • Focuser Mechanism: 1.25" Rack & Pinion Focuser
  • Diagonal: 1.25" 90° Correct-Image Diagonal
  • Dovetail: Vixen-Style
  • Slow Motion Controls: Yes, both axes
  • Assembled Product Dimensions: 635mm x 737mm x 1397mm (25" x 29" x 55")
  • Assembled Product Weight: 3.8kg (8.4 lbs)
  • Warranty: 1 Year