The Celestron Travel Scope 70 is a 70mm aperture refractor telescope that is perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The Travel Scope can view the Moon, planets, star clusters and brighter and larger deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy at night. The supplied erect image star diagonal makes the optical tube ideal for using as a spotting scope during the day.
Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will have you observing in no time. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on raised surfaces like a picnic table. The total telescope kit weighs in at just 3.3 pounds—perfect for impromptu observing sessions or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you.
Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope: Navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.
Accessories Included: The Travel Scope™ 70 comes with two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), 45° erect image diagonal, finderscope, and a travel backpack. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object. The erect image diagonal allows for right-side-up viewing ideal for terrestrial subjects but can also be used for celestial objects. The 5×24 finderscope will help you quickly centre an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.
Travel Backpack: A custom backpack comes with your telescope for you to store your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces and accessories comfortably. With the telescopes’ backpack, travelling with your telescope is a breeze; all the components fit inside of the backpack snugly.
Starry Night Software: Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.
|OPTICAL TUBE INFO:|
|Focal Length||400mm (15.74″)|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 1||20mm (0.78″)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 1||20x|
|Focal Length of Eyepiece 2||10mm (0.4″)|
|Magnification of Eyepiece 2||40x|
|Barlow Lens||Not Included|
|Star Diagonal||Erect Image, 45° 1.25″|
|Highest Useful Magnification||168x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||10x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11.7|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.98 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.66 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||100x|
|Optical Coatings||Fully Coated glass optics|
|Optical Tube Length||431.8mm (17″)|
|Optical Tube Diameter||98.4mm (3.87″)|
|Optical Tube Weight||1.5 lbs (.68 kg)|
|Mount Type||Manual Alt Azimuth|
|Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod)||558.8mm – 1320.8mm (22″-52″)|
|Tripod Leg Diameter||31.75mm (1.25″) Aluminum|
|Tripod Weight||1.8 lbs (.81 kg)|
|Software||Celestron’s Starry Night Basic Edition Software, SkyPortal App|
|Total Kit Weight||3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)|
|Included Items||Optical tube | Mount/tripod (preassembled) | 20mm eyepiece | 10mm eyepiece | 45° erect image diagonal | 5×24 finderscope | SkyPortal app | Celestron’s Starry Night Basic Edition Software | Manual | Backpack to store scope and accessories|