Celestron Inspire 10x-165x 70AZ Refractor Telescope (22401)

Model Number: 22401
Web Code: 10488463

Overview

It's easy to get an amazing view of our celestial neighbours with the Celestron Inspire 70AZ refractor telescope. Its 80mm aperture can reveal everything from the moon's craters to galaxy clusters. Plus, you can easily mount your smartphone to the eyepiece and capture high-powered astrophotography images using the integrated smartphone adapter.
$227.99
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Why it's a great gift

  • Refractor telescope is ideal for beginners or intermediate planetary astronomers, offering incredibly easy setup and minimal maintenance
  • 70mm aperture allows first-time astronomers a first-hand look at the moon's craters, and the polar ice caps of Mars

Other features

  • Includes a sturdy steel tripod with integrated fold-up accessory tray
  • Easy-to-use integrated smartphone adapter lets users take high-powered terrestrial and astronomical images using smartphone camera
  • Built-in LED flashlight for easily finding things at night
  • Fully coated glass optics, and a solid altazimuth mount with a unique asymmetrical design
  • Large projected reticle finderscope, and erect image optics
  • Focus micrometer allows easy return to the same focal point
  • Includes a free SkyPortal download and 1 year SLOOH Astronomer subscription
Lunar & Planetary
Yes
Deep Space Observing
No
Terrestrial
Yes
Dual Purpose (Astronomical & Terrestrial)
Yes
Optical Design
Refractor
Aperture
70 mm
Focal Length
700 mm
Focal Ratio
f/10
Magnification(s)
10x; 165x
Expertise Level
Beginners
Eye Piece(s)
2 - 10mm Kellner Eyepiece; 20mm Kellner Eyepiece
Barrel Size
31.75 mm
Field of View
67 ft
Filter(s)
None
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
533 mm
Mount Type
Alt-Azimuth
Alignment Procedure
Manual Alignment; Solar System Align
Slow Motion Controls
No
GPS
No
Aux Port
No
Tool-Free Setup
Yes
Width - Folded
16.54 cm
Height - Folded
9.45 cm
Depth - Folded
35.25 cm
Width - Expanded
83.82 cm
Height - Expanded
132.08 cm
Depth - Expanded
96.52 cm
Weight (Including Tripod)
7 kg
  • 70mm telescope tube
  • Mount with tripod and folding accessory tray
  • Red LED flashlight
  • 90 degree erect image diagonal
  • 20mm and 10mm Kellner eyepieces
  • StarPointer Pro Finderscope
  • Free download of SkyPortal

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