Astromaster Celestron 70 EQ

£165.00

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Description

General Details:

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics – Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment – no tool setup
  • German Equatorial Mount with Setting circles – to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25″ steel tube legs – Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Optical Design: Refractor
Aperture (mm): 70 mm (2.76 in)
Focal Length: 900 mm (35 in)
Focal Ratio: 13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90 x
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal – 1.25″
Mount Type: CG-2 Equatorial
Tripod: 1.25″ steel tube legs
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
Apparent Field of View: 1.1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 58 ft (18 m)
Optical Tube Length: 36 in (914 mm)

What could i see with this?

Craters of the Moon

Belts and moons of Jupiter

Rings of Saturn

Great Orion Nebula, and many more bright Deep Sky Objects