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Celestron Travel Scope 70mm Refractor Telescope

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Product overview

• Never miss a sight with this portable refractor telescope
• Capable of up to 165 times magnification (40 times with supplied eyepieces) to see the moon, comets or even further
• Comes with two eye pieces (20mm and 10mm) to customise your telescope for the best view
• Enjoy a bright, sharp image with the 70mm aperture on this telescope
• Lower the magnification down to 10 times (20 times with supplied eyepieces) for birdwatching and other terrestrial viewing

Special features
• Comes with a Altazimuth mount and its own tripod for stability and a carry bag for portability
• Two year manufacturer’s warranty for peace of mind (proof of purchase required)

What can I see with this telescope?
Whether you’re trying to see a star constellation far away in the night sky or a rare bird up close, this is a great telescope for whatever you want to watch. Get a clear picture whilst stargazing or keep track while birdwatching with its portable, lightweight design and carry bag you can take this telescope with you to get the best view anywhere. This telescope comes with two eyepieces, one with 20 times magnification and another with 40 times magnification.

Why choose a refractor telescope?
Refractor telescopes use lenses to collect and focus light to magnify the image. The telescope is sealed at both ends making this type less prone to distortion because of air currents or dust contamination for a steadier, sharper image.

How easy is it to assemble?
This telescope is simple and quick to assemble with no tools needed and it breaks back down to two pieces, the tube and tripod so you can move it around easily. Weighing less than 3kg the telescope comes with a carry bag so you can take it with you to ensure you never miss a sight. The Altazimuth mount gives you a wide range of movement and the telescopic tripod is both compact and a stable platform.

The Travel scope comes with The Sky X – First Light Edition astronomy software. This includes a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images so you can see exactly what it is you’re looking for. Discover the universe or explore the wilds with this great portable travel scope.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful and portable Powerful enough for what we want, great for close up bird watching and star gazing. Ideal size to quick put away and take in the car/camping holidays Great Value
Date published: 2016-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Really happy with this scope magnification is as good in fact better than my Celestron AstroMaster 70 AZ scope. Easy to Carry. Tripod is really sturdy even with additional metal barlow lens.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from a great telescope for a great price. I bought this telescope for my son as one of his presents, he is very happy with it and loves the lightweight portability which will enable him to travel with it. He had an older telescope but he is so chuffed with this he got rid of the old one.
Date published: 2017-01-05
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Telescope model number Celeston Travel 70 (21035)
Telescope type Refractor
Technical specification
Aperture 70 mm
Focal length 400 mm
Focal ratio 5.71
Focal length of eyepiece 1 20 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 1 20 x
Focal length of eyepiece 2 10 mm
Magnification of eyepiece 2 40 x
Optical features
Highest useful magnification 165 x
Lowest useful magnification 10 x
Magnitude 11.7
Light gathering power 100 x
Apparent field of view 50 degrees
Linear field of view 44 m @ 1000 m (20 mm eyepiece), 22 m @ 1000 m (10 mm eyepiece)
Optical coating Fully coated
Power N/A
Physical Dimensions
Product weight 1.5 kg
Total content weight 3 kg
Telescope diameter 70 mm
Telescope length 400 mm
Tripod height 1250 mm
Mount type Altazimuth
Screen No
Supplied assembled No
Package contents Celestron Travel scope 70
Carry bag

Can the planets be viewed with this telescope thank you

Asked by: Susie
Yes but they will be very small inside the eyepiece. You should be able to spot Jupiter, Mars, Venus and Saturn quite easily with this scope.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-12-14

Hi there would my 8 year old be able to see the moon, planets and the constellations though this one od not can you recommend a different one please.

Asked by: becki
Yes this would work fine for that use
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-07

What is the correct moon filter for this telescope?

Asked by: silas
You can use the following Please note the moon filter connects to the lens you are using, typically it screws into the bottom of the lens.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-12-02

Am I able to use a camera with this telescope?

Asked by: Bryanr
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-30

Hi there - Quick question about this Refractor Scope - If you are viewing terrestrial subjects, will the image be inverted? ie upside-down? Peter

Asked by: Peter
The item vied would be seen the right way up not upside down .
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-30

Can this telescope link up to a laptop?

Asked by: diesel
There is no way this unit can be linked to a laptop
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-28


Asked by: BENINE2
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item,.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-27

To get max maginification of 165, do you need a barlow lens?

Asked by: Tony
There are various fifferent ways to achieve this. A 5mm lens and a 2x barlow would deliver 160x magnification.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-24
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