Celestron 21061 Astromaster 70AZ

Celestron 21061 Astromaster 70AZ Refractor Telescope


– All coated, glass, erect image optics – Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
– Quick and easy no-tool setup with quick release dovetail attachment and preassembled tripod
– Permanently mounted StarPointer
– Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch – for smooth and accurate pointing
– The Sky Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images

This is a budget telescope make no mistake, but part of the AstroMaster range means as a first telescope its packed with feature usually found on more expensive models. Providing clear views of land and sky and reasonable views of the moon and other galaxies, if you are a new to astronomy this is for you. Very easy to setup and operate it will provide hours of viewing pleasure it comes as standard with Newtonian reflectors.

With the permanently mounted StarPointer and erect image optics, its good enough to get you started, however, you will find it very beneficial to upgrade to a more powerful telescope in the near future.

stars for ease of use.


  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Aperture: 70mm (2.76″)
  • Focal Length: 900mm (35″)
  • Focal Ratio: 13
  • Eyepiece 1: 20mm (0.79″)
  • Magnification 1: 45 x
  • Eyepiece 2: 10mm (0.39″)
  • Magnification 2: 90 x
  • Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
  • Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal-1.25″
  • Mount: Altazimuth
  • CD ROM: The Sky L1
  • Tripod: 1.25″ steel tube legs
  • Weight: 8.16kg
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 165 x

Celestron 21061 Astromaster 70AZ Refractor Review


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