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Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope -
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope
Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope

Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope

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The Travel Scope 70 is a refractor telescope perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The Travel Scope can view the planets, moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy at night and with the erect image star diagonal it makes the optical tube ideal for using as a spotting scope during the day.

Ideal for viewing the moon and identifying planets such as Jupiter, Mars and Saturn. Also, as a spotting scope for birdwatching. The coated glass optical elements will allow you to see clear, crisp images.

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.

Download the 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.

Features

  • 70mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
  • Custom backpack included to store your telescope and accessories comfortably.
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
  • Accessories include: two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), 45° erect image diagonal, and 5x24 finderscope.
  • Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App                              
  • 45° Erect image diagonal so that your views are correctly oriented.
  • 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.
  • Adjustable height tripod.
  • Compact and portable design.
  • Quick and easy, no-tool set up.
  • Size H124, W61, D66cm.
  • Celestron in association with the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Specification

Optical Design:                                 Refractor

Aperture:                                          70mm (2.8")

Focal Length:                                    400mm (15.74")

Focal Ratio:                                       f/5.7

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

Finderscope:                                     5x24

Star Diagonal:                                   Erect Image, 45° 1.25"

Optical Tube:                                     Aluminium

Highest Useful Magnification:          168x

Lowest Useful Magnification:           10x

Optical Coatings:                              Fully Coated glass optics

Optical Tube Length:                        431.8mm (17")

Optical Tube Diameter:                    98.4mm (3.87")

Mount Type:                                     Manual Alt Azimuth Height adjustment range                                                                     (includes mount and tripod): 558.8mm – 1155.7mm                                                             (22"-45.5")

Tripod Leg Diameter:                        19.70mm (0.775") Aluminium

Software:                                           Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and                                                                SkyPortal App

Total Kit Weight:                                3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)

Included Items:                                  Optical tube

                                                           Mount and tripod (preassembled)

                                                           20mm and 10mm eyepiece

                                                           45° erect image diagonal

                                                           Backpack to store scope and accessories

Solar Warning    

Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

 

The Royal Observatory Greenwich Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope features a bespoke Royal Observatory Greenwich decorative design, celebrating nearly 350 years of scientific discovery at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian, and one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world. Since its founding in 1675, Greenwich has been at the centre of the measurement of time and space.

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