Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ 70 x 700mm Refractor Telescope

  • Model #: 21037
  • Web Code: 10227503
$149.98

Overview

The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed for awesome entry-level performance for the aspiring astronomer, giving them the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. This telescope features a portable yet powerful design with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy

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Why it makes a great gift

  • Refractor optical design is ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • "The SkyX - First Light Edition" astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images
  • 70mm aperture offers superior light-gathering capabilities so you can view the stars easily even when it's pitch dark out

Other features

  • 700mm focal length for exceptional magnifying power
  • Equatorial mount follows the rotation of the sky by having one rotational axis parallel to the Earth's axis of rotation
  • 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece
  • Slow motion controls for smooth tracking
  • Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity
  • Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • Take amazing photos by attaching your camera to this telescope with a T-Ring for Canon EOS cameras (10488630) or a T-Ring for Nikon cameras (10488631), as well as a universal 1.25" T-Adapter (10488632) - all accessories sold separately

What's in the Box?

  • Manual
  • 3x Barlow Lens
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • The SkyX Astronomy Software

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Recommended Application
  • Lunar & Planetary
    Yes
  • Terrestrial
    Yes
  • Dual Purpose (Astronomical & Terrestrial)
    Yes
  • Features
  • Optical Design
    Refractor
  • Aperture
    70 mm
  • Focal Length
    700 mm
  • Focal Ratio
    10
  • Magnification(s)
    35x; 175x
  • Eye Piece(s)
    20 mm; 4 mm
  • Finderscope
    Yes
  • Computerized
    Not Computerized
  • Highest Useful Magnification
    165x
  • Lowest Useful Magnification
    10x
  • Resolution (Rayleigh)
    1.99 arcsec
  • Resolution (Dawes)
    1.66 arcsec
  • Optical Tube Length
    660.4 mm
  • Mount Type
    Equatorial
  • Motorized Mount
    No
  • Alignment Procedure
    Manual Alignment
  • Slow Motion Controls
    Yes
  • Tool-Free Setup
    Yes
  • Weight (Including Tripod)
    8.2 kg
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)


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  • from Montréal, QC
5.0

Good product

It works perfectly ,the EQ mount is very convenient for tracking the object. I would recommend this for beginner like me.


  • from Halifax NS
5.0

Nice Telescope

I purchased this telescope for myself a couple weeks ago. It was a great purchase. The telescope works perfectly and i could see very nice close ups of the moon and some planets. I could see Saturn and Jupiter with its moons no problem without even using the magnifier. I recommend this to anybody looking to buy their first telescope.


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