Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Telescope

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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 Celestron’s PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for an affordable and high quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for the entire family.

PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up – even for the novice. No tools are required for assembly!

Their sturdy equatorial mounts are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the collapsible alt-azimuth mounts are perfectly suited for terrestrial (land) viewing as well as astronomical use.

All of Celestron’s PowerSeekers include a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye!

PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.

Erect Image Optics are ideal for terretrial (land) and astronomical (sky) use.

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Specifications

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture (mm) 70 mm (2.76 in)
Focal Length 700 mm (28 in)
Focal Ratio 10
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 35 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 4 mm (0.16 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 175 x
Barlow Lens 3 x
Finderscope 5x24
Star Diagonal 1.25" Erect Image Diagonal
Mount Type Altazimuth
Accessory Tray No-Tool Tray with Eyepiece holder
Tripod Aluminum
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 1.4 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 74 ft (23 m)
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Optical Tube Length 30 in (762 mm)
Warranty 2-year Telescope Warranty
 
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