Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope

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    No telescope or astronomy knowledge required. The Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope features revolutionary StarSense Explorer technology which utilises your smartphone's GPS and camera technology to determine celestial positions relative to you. It's super simple - set up your telescope, load the StarSense Explorer app, select the object you want to find, follow the arrows using your telescope and center it in the viewfinder!

    The new Celestron StarSense Explorer App is available for download from Google Play Store or Apple Store and compatible with most smartphone devices (Android 7.1.2 and higher, and iPhone 6 and newer). 

    Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope

    With a simple user-friendly design, this innovative technology cuts all the frustrations of manually learning the skies, scouring through star maps, and spending $100s on computerised technology.  This is a true beginners telescope for hassle-free viewing. This special design operates similar to facial recognition technology, instead looking for similiarities and patterns in star clusters or 'star mapping'. In a nut shell, it's brilliant, easy to use and ahead of its time! 

    The Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 70AZ Refractor Telescope is a 70mm refractor telescope on a simple LT mount for simple fast and slow manoevering. This telescope is suitable for viewing most bright objects, including the Moon, some galaxies and planets! For best views, go to a dark sky site and you will see a lot more!

    Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ Refractor Telescope

    What's In The Box

    • 70mm refractor optical tube
    • Unique StarSense smartphone holder
    • Two eyepieces: 25mm and 10mm
    • Erect Image Diagonal 90 degrees
    • StarPointer red dot finder
    • LT Altazimuth mount
    • Accessory tray
    • 2x Barlow Lens

    Technical Specifications

    Aperture 70mm
    Focal Length 700mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Finderscope StarPointer red dot finderscope
    Optical Tube Aluminium
    Highest Useful Magnification 165x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 10x 
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
    Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) 100x
    Optical Tube Length 812.8mm 
    Optical Tube Diameter 76mm 
    Optical Tube Weight 1.63kg
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
    Tripod Dimensions 1320.8mm max height
    Total Kit Weight 3.35kg

    About Celestron
    Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.

    Product Code: CLS-22450

    More Information
    Product Flag New
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 70mm
    Focal Length 700mm
    Focal Ratio 10.0
    Highest Magnification 165x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude 11.7
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth StarSense Explorer
    Eyepiece 1 Super 25mm
    Eyepiece 2 Super 10mm
    Finderscope Make StarPointer Red Dot
    Tube Length 812.8mm x 76mm
    Electronic Hand Control No
    Motor Drive No
    Warranty Information 2 Years
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    Celestron Mount and Tripod 1
    Celestron 25mm and 10mm Eyepieces 1
    Celestron Erect Image Diagonal 1
    Celestron 2x Barlow Lens 1
    Celestron StarPointer Red Dot Finder 1
    Celestron Accessory Tray 1
    Celestron StarSense Explorer phone dock