Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ Refractor Telescope

Model Number: 21037
Web Code: 10227503

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
  • Equip your AstroMaster or Powerseeker equatorial mount with this Celestron motor drive and your telescope will automatically track the stars as they move across the sky

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

  • Fun telescope to have for common stargazing.
    by dude2

    on 15 novembre 2019

    This is my second telescope and I am very please with it. It was easy to assemble and easy to work.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com


  • Very unstable
    by Unknown

    on 11 octobre 2019

    The mount does not have firm hold of telescope. It keeps moving no matter how much you tighten.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com


  • Perfect
    by kojack09576

    on 3 avril 2019

    Purchased for my daughters birthday. Works perfectly

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com


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