Celestron AstroMaster 70 EQ Equatorial Refractor Telescope - A Christmas Favorite Beginner TelescopeThursday, November 18th, 2010    Subscribe To Our Feed
The Celestron AstroMaster 70 EQ Equatorial Refractor telescope is a great kids telescope or for an adult novice astronomer. It is a dual-purpose telescope that can be used for both terrestrial and celestial viewing.
With a fully coated lense, the Astro Master 70 EQ Telescope by Celestron provides a bright and clear image of the planets and Moon.
This beginner telescope comes with a 70mm Lens, which allows you to take in enough light to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn.
This Celestron telescope model comes with 2 eyepieces (45X and 90X magnification), allowing you to view in objects from both a near and far perspective. The 70 EQ telescope has an Equatorial Mount, allowing for you to observe celestial bodies much easier than with an Altazimuth Mount.
The provided equatorial mount utilize a set of counter-weights that balance the telescope as it moves, making for a smoother movement. A real advantage is that these mounts are very effective in high magnifications, because the smallest of nudges of the telescope can dramatically affect the viewing area.
To complete the package, this telescope comes with a Tripod made of 1.25″ thick steel legs, which provides for a more rigid and stable platform.
Best of all, the Celestron AstroMaster Telescope is very child friendly because of its Refractor design, providing a beginner telescope that is easy to maintain and capable of withstanding the toughest of use. The Celestron AstroMaster 70 EQ Equatorial Refractor Telescope features and affordable price make this the perfect telescope for beginners and young astronomers this Holiday Season.
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