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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. Supplied with two eyepieces the AstroMaster 70EQ has two magnifications to use allowing views of wider extended objects along with close ups of the Moon and planets.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. The AstroMaster 70EQ benefits from the equatorial mount which after a simple polar alignment greatly aids tracking of objects accurately in the night sky.
Supplied as a complete package with everything needed to begin enjoying the night sky this instrument is the ideal introduction to astronomy for all ages.Complete and ready to use with mount, tripod, eyepieces & finderscopeSky at Night Magazine - Highly Commended scoring 87%FeaturesQuick and easy no-tool setup Permanently mounted StarPointer Two eyepieces (10mm & 20mm) includedErect 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 SpecificationsOPTICAL DESIGN: Refractor APERTURE: 70 mm (2.76 in)FOCAL LENGTH: 900 mm (35.43 in)FOCAL RATIO: 12.86 EYEPIECE 1: 20 mm MAGNIFICATION 1: 45 xEYEPIECE 2: 10 mm MAGNIFICATION 2: 90 xMOUNT: CG-2 Equatorial OPTICAL COATINGS: Fully Coated WEIGHT: 18 lb (8.16 kg)