If you're looking for a dual purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster 70AZ is for you.
Each Celestron AstroMaster model is capable of giving optically corrected views of land and sky. The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments.
Features - 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, Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing, 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, The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images.
Specifications - Optical Design: Refractor, Aperture: 70 mm (2.76 in), Focal Length: 900 mm (35.43 in), Focal Ratio: 12.86, Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.79 in) magnification 1: 45 x, Eyepiece 2: 10 mm (0.39 in) magnification 2: 90 x, Mount: Altazimuth, Optical Coatings: Fully Coated, Weight: 18 lb (8.16 kg)