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Celestron Astromaster 70 EQ


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Essential accessories (not included) listed below include:

Eyepiece & Filter Kit - 2 eyepieces & a 2x Barlow lens that allows SLR cameras to attach (accessory required). 3 Filters inc Moon Filter

Red LED Torch - In astronomy we use red LED torches to keep our "night vision"

Moon Filter - Our moon appears very bright. This filter reduces that & allows the craters to stand out more

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£ 99.95 Tax included

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Data sheet

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 2.75 inch
Mount Type CG-2 Equatoial
Focal Length 900 mm
Focal Ratio F12.8
Finderscope StarPointer
Optical Coatings Fully Coated
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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. 

If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky. 

For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors

General Details:

  • 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

  • German Equatorial Mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects

  • 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


APERTURE: 70 mm (2.76 in)
FOCAL LENGTH: 900 mm (35.43 in)
EYEPIECE 1: 20 mm (0.79 in)
EYEPIECE 2: 10 mm (0.39 in)
MOUNT: CG-2 Equatorial 
WEIGHT: 18 lb (8.16 kg)


PDF Specification sheet for filters and dew straps


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