Whether you’re an amateur astronomer or becoming more comfortable with using a telescope, you’ll love the technology and user-friendly features packed into Celestron’s PowerSeeker refractor telescope. The Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ is a powerful yet easy-to-use telescope. Our PowerSeeker Series telescopes for astronomy beginners have been designed with a combination of value, quality, power, and user-friendly features. They are built to enhance the experience for beginners but are also exceptional for mid-level experienced astronomers. This 70EQ telescope features powerful magnification and easy-to-use controls that allow users to obtain crisp views of the Moon, the rings of Saturn, and Jupiter’s Galilean moons.
The telescope’s sturdy and durable German Equatorial mount and slow-motion rod deliver smooth and accurate pointing. Move the slow-motion altitude rod in an up/down fashion to pinpoint and track your object. The 3x Barlow lens is added to triple the magnification power of the included 20mm and 4mm eyepieces. We’ve included an accessory tray to store accessories conveniently and a free download of our BONUS Starry Night Basic Edition astronomy software with information on 36,000 celestial objects, printable sky maps, and more. The software can be used on your Mac, PC, or laptop. It’s the best way to learn about the night sky and plan your next observing session. Additional accessories include a tripod.
You can purchase this Celestron telescope with confidence from the world’s #1 telescope brand, based in California since 1960.
Tom Johnson founded Celestron in 1960 after building a telescope to share the night sky with his sons. Since then, Celestron has established itself as the world’s #1 telescope brand. Celestron telescopes are used by scientists in world-class research observatories and even aboard the International Space Station.
- Perfect Beginners Telescope: The Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ is an easy-to-use and powerful telescope, the PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power
- Navigate The Sky With Our Refractor Telescope: It features a German Equatorial Mount with a slow-motion altitude rod for smooth and accurate pointing. Adjust rod to the desired position, then easily secure by tightening cross knob
- Compact And Portable: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together is compact, lightweight, and portable. Take the telescope to your favorite campsite or dark sky observing site, or simply the backyard
- Multiple Accessories: The Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ Telescope features 2 eyepieces (20mm and 4mm), erect image diagonal, Finderscope, plus a 3x Barlow lens to triple the power of each. Accessories also include a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs
- Brand: Celestron
- Dimensions: 39 x 13 x 10 inches
- Weight: 20.30 pounds
- Objective Lens Diameter: 70 Millimeters
- Telescope Mount Description: Equatorial Mount
- Focus Type: Manual-and-auto-focus
- Optical Design: Refractor
- Aperture: 70 mm (2.76")
- Focal Length: 700 mm (28")
- Focal Ratio: f/10
- Magnification: 35x, 175x
- Limiting Magnitude: 11.7
- Low Useful Magnification: 10x
- High Theoretical Magnification: 165x