Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ. You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 70AZ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.
Navigate the sky with a pan handle Manual Alt-Azimuth control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.
Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, a moon filter, a smartphone adapter and a Starpointer finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.
Smartphone Adapter - Image celestial or terrestrial objects with this smartphone adapter. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to any telescope eyepiece with an outside diameter of 34mm. The additional magnification provided by the eyepiece allows your phone to capture great images of the Moon and planets. This adapter installs easily by placing the smartphone over the telescope eyepiece and tightening the knobs to securely lock your phone in place. The adapter accommodates most phones with the case on, but some large and/or bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter.
Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.
- 70mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
= Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
- Accessories include: two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), erect image star diagonal, a smartphone adapter, a moon filter, and a finderscope.
- The smartphone adapter connects your smartphone to your telescope, so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece
- Panning handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing.
= Adjustable height tripod
- BONUS Starry Night Basic Edition Software download
Optical Design: Refractor
Aperture: 70mm (2.76")
Focal Length: 900mm (35")
Focal Ratio: f/13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (.8")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (.4")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90x
Barlow Lens: Not Included
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 165x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 10x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.66 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100x
Optical Coatings: Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length: 914mm (36")
Optical Tube Diameter: TBD
Optical Tube Weight: TBD
Dovetail: CG-5 Dovetail bar
Mount Type: Manual Alt Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 812.8mm - 1295.4mm (32" - 51")
Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25") steel
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: TBD
Slew Speeds: Manual
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 saddle plate
Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight: TBD
Included Items: Optical tube | 20mm and 10mm eyepieces | Finderscope | Moon Filter | smartphone adapter | Tripod and mount | manual
Phone Adapter Info:
Phone Compatibility: Any smartphone
Comptabile Optics: Any 1.25" eyepiece supplied with PowerSeeker and AstroMaster telescope kits or any eyepieces with a 34mm outside diameter
Dimensions: 165.1mm x 114.3mm 25.4mm (6.5" x 4.5" x 1")
Weight: 2 oz