Celestron ExploraScope 70AZ Refractor Telescope


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The Celestron ExploraScope 70AZ Refractor Telescope is designed for the beginner, and is the perfect telescope to discover all the best celestial objects. The ExploraScope comes with a red dot finderscope that helps you sight objects in the sky and centre them in your telescope’s eyepiece. You can use the new altitude slow motion rod for precise pointing and following objects as they appear to move across the sky.The ExploraScope comes complete with everything you need to get started with amateur astronomy: 2 eyepieces, a 3x Barlow lens to triple the magnifying power of each eyepiece, an erect image diagonal for correct image orientation, and a full-height aluminum tripod. Plus, you can download Celestron’s SkyPortal app for iOS and Android devices to help locate and learn about celestial objects. With ExploraScope, you get the best out-of-the-box experience in the entry-level price range.Features- A classic refractor telescope with a fresh, new look and a redesigned mount for added stability- New altitude slow motion rod offers smoother, more precise control and pointing accuracy- StarPointer finderscope helps you navigate the night sky and aim at targets with its illuminated red dot- Works for daytime terrestrial observing and astronomical viewing- Includes 2 eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lensSpecificationsAperture: 70mm (2.76″)Barlow Lens: 3x (1.25″)Eyepiece / Magnification: H20mm (1.25″) / 35x; SR4mm (1.25″) / 175xFinderscope: StarPointer red dot finderFocal Length: 700mmFocal Ratio: f/10Highest Useful Magnification: 165xLight Gathering Power: 100x the unaided eyeLimiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7Lowest Useful Magnification: 10xOptical Coatings: Fully coated glass opticsOptical Design: RefractorOptical Tube Info: N.A.Optical Tube Length: 32″Other Accessories: SkyPortal appResolution: Rayleigh: 1.99 arc seconds / Dawes Limit: 1.66 arc secondsStar Diagonal: Erect image 90 degree (1.25″)Total Telescope Kit Weight: 6.1 lbsTripod: Aluminum, 52″ max heightWarranty: 2 Years