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AstroMaster 70EQ 900mm x 70mm Refractor Telescope

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Overview & Details

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Celestron AstroMaster 70EQ 900mm x 70mm Refractor Telescope
If you’re looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. Great for beginner and seasoned astronomers of all ages.  

What You Get

  • AstroMaster 70EQ telescope
  • CG-2 equatorial mount
  • Counterweight bar with two 2-lb. counterweights
  • R.A. & Dec. slow-motion cables 
  • 10mm eyepiece
  • 20mm eyepiece
  • Erect image diagonal
  • Pre-assembled tripod
  • Owner's manual
  • The SkyX software CD-ROM

Good to Know

The Key Specs

Model #: AstroMaster 70EQ
Optical Type: Refractor
Magnification: 45X, 90X
Mount: CG-2 Equatorial
Finderscope: StarPointer
Objective Lens Diameter: 70mm
Focal Length: 900mm
Eyepiece: 10mm, 20mm
Tripod: Pre-assembled with 1.25" steel tube legs

The Basics

Measurements: Approx. 36"L optical tube length
Weight: 18 lb.
Country of Origin: China


  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer finderscope
  • 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 stability
  • All-coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • The SkyX – First Light Edition astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images


AstroMaster 70EQ 900mm x 70mm Refractor Telescope
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  • Great purchase

    I bought this as a gift for a friend who really loves it. It is a step above the average telescopes you see everywhere. It was not as easy to set up as some have said but with patience and paying close attention to the instructions you will do fine. The tripod is sturdy and easy to use. This is a larger telescope so if you are going to leave it set up do it knowing that it takes up a bit of room. Good price and quality product.

    Vicster319, FL
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