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Celestron PowerSeeker 70 mm AZ Refractor w/ Alt-Az Mount - 21036

SKU: CEL-21036

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Refractor Telescope

The PowerSeekers come in a choice of refractor or reflector, equatorial or altazimuth mount design. This Celestron 21036 PowerSeeker 70AZ refractor telescope comes with all coated glass optical components with for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power.

Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year round, and this Celestron 21036 PowerSeeker 70AZ refractor telescope is the ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for children and adults alike. PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up, even for the novice. The Newtonian reflectors offer larger aperture and greater light gathering power needed to resolve the faint detail of hundreds of deep-sky and other celestial objects. All PowerSeekers come on either sturdy equatorial mounts for tracking the sky, or collapsible altazimuth mounts suitable for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use. The Celestron 21036 PowerSeeker 70AZ refractor telescope comes with a full range of eyepieces (3) plus a 3X Barlow lens, providing an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of an unaided eye!

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Telescope Equipment:

  • Optical Design: Refractor

  • Aperture: 70 mm

  • Focal Length: 700 mm (27.56 in)

  • Focal Ratio: 10

  • Optical Coatings: Fully-Coated

  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7

  • Light Gathering Power: 100 X the unaided eye

  • Angular Field of View - 1.4°

  • Resolution (Rayleigh) - 1.99 arcsec

  • Resolution (Dawes) - 1.66 arcsec

  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) - 74 ft (22.56 m)

  • Finderscope: 5x24

  • Star Diagonal: 1.25" Erect Image Diagonal

  • Eyepiece: 20 mm - 1.25" (35X)

  • Eyepiece: 4 mm - 1.25" (175X)

  • Barlow Lens: 3X - 1.25"

  • Optical Tube Length: 30" (762 mm)

  • Mount: Altazimuth type

  • Metal Tripod: Aluminum, with No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder

  • Weight - 8 lb (3.63 kg)

  • CD ROM: - "The Sky X" Planetarium Software