Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 70AZ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.
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 include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, an erect image diagonal, and a Starpointer finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.
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:Optical Design:Refractor
Aperture: 70mm (2.76")
Focal Length: 900mm (35")
Focal Ratio: f/13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (.8")
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (.4")
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90x
Finderscope: StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal:Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 165x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 10x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99
arc secondsResolution (Dawes) :1.66
arc secondsLight Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100x
Optical Coatings: Fully Coated
Optical Tube Length: 914mm (36")
Optical Tube Diameter: TBD
Optical Tube Weight: TBD
Mount Type: Manual Alt Azimuth
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 812.8mm - 1295.4mm (32" - 51")
Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25")
steelAccessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 7.6 lbs (3.44 kg)
Slew Speeds: Manual
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-5 saddle plate
Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software | SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight: TBD
Included Items:Optical tube | Tripod and mount (preassembled) | 20mm and 10mm eyepiece | StarPointer™ red dot finderscope | Erect image 90° diagonal | Manual