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Take your first steps into a larger universe with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ. Look into the night sky and discover constellations and planets while learning about planets, stars and other facts. The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ is perfect for amateur astronomers!

The sturdy Altazimuth mount guides you through the night sky by accurately locating and tracking celestial objects so you're never lost. The powerful magnification capability brings objects up to 165 times closer than your naked eyes can see. The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ also features a full range of eyepieces plus a built-on StarPointer that helps locate objects more easily. The rugged tripod is designed to provide a rigid stand. The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ comes pre-assembled so you can start your stargazing immediately. The telescope comes with software called “The Sky”. Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with “The Sky” Level 1 software included FREE with every AstroMaster model.

Discover a brand new world with the AstroMaster 70AZ by Celestron today!

  • newegg No-tool Setup The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ is easy and fast to set up, even for beginners. No tools are required at all for assembly. Enjoy this full featured telescope right out of the box.
  • newegg Erect Image Optics Erect image optics are perfectly suited for terrestrial and astronomical use.
  • newegg Sturdy Mount Perfectly suited for land viewing and astronomical use, the sturdy Altazimuth mount is perfect for tracking and locating objects in the night sky.
  • newegg All Coated Glass Optics The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ features high-quality optics with high transmission coatings to minimize glares and reflections and offer excellent brightness and resolution.
  • newegg Rugged Tripod The Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ boasts the rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25” steel tube legs, providing a rigid and stable platform for continuous observation. Besides, it also incorporates a deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories.
  • newegg “The Sky” “The Sky” Level 1 is included free with the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ. Featuring thousands of object database and colorful images, “the Sky" is a fun and useful full featured planetarium software that helps you to identify planets and stars, learn the constellations, and much more. It works with XP and Vista, as well as MAC 10.4.8 and later operating systems.

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AstroMaster 70AZ


Optical Design : Refractor
Aperture : 70 mm (2.76 in)
Focal Length : 900 mm (35.43 in)
Focal Ratio : 12.86
Eyepiece 1 : 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification 1 : 45 x
Eyepiece 2 : 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification 2 : 90 x
Mount : Altazimuth
Optical Coatings : Fully Coated
Weight : 18 lbs. (8.16 kg)
Finderscope : Built-on StarPointer
Tube Attachment : Dovetail Bar
Star Diagonal : Erect Image Diagonal - 1.25"
Tripod : 1.25" steel tube legs
CD ROM : The Sky L1
Highest Useful Magnification : 165 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude : 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh) : 1.99 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) : 1.66 arcsec
Light Gathering Power : 100 x
Angular Field of View : 1.1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) : 58 ft (17.68 m)
Optical Tube Length : 36 in (914.4 mm)


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
Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch - for smooth and accurate pointing
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
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