Celestron Nexstar 70LCM 70mm (2.8") Refractor Telescope with Lightweight Computerized Mount, Goto Slewing and 4,000+ Object Database

SKU: CNN70LCM MFR: 22052
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About this item

Simple and friendly to use, the 70LCM telescope is up and running after locating just three bright celestial objects. It's the perfect combination of power and portability. If you are new to astronomy, you may wish to start off by using the LCM's built-in Sky Tour feature, which commands the LCM to find the most interesting objects in the sky and automatically slews to each one. Or if you are more experienced, you will appreciate the comprehensive database of over 4,000 objects, including customized lists of all the best deep-sky objects, planets, bright double stars. No matter at what level you are starting out, the LCM will unfold for you and your friends all the wonders of the Universe.

What's Included With This Item

  • Celestron Nexstar 70LCM 70mm (2.8 inch) Refractor Telescope
  • Sturdy Aluminum Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • CD-ROM The Sky Astronomy Software
  • Celestron 2 Years Limited Warranty

Key Features

  • High quality 70 mm refractor
  • Lightweight Computerized Mount
  • Built-on StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release computerized base, optical tube and accessory tray for quick no tool set up
  • Good for terrestrial and celestial observing
  • Includes CD-ROM The Sky Astronomy Software which provides education about the sky and printable sky maps
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Database allows telescope to locate over 4,000 celestial objects
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • Internal battery compartment to prevent cord wrap during use
  • Compatible with optional NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer

Technical Specs

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 70 mm (2.76 in)
Focal Length 900 mm (35.43 in)
Focal Ratio 12.86
Finderscope Built-on StarPointer
Mount Motorized Altazimuth
Eyepiece 1 25 mm (0.98 in)
Magnification 1 36x
Eyepiece 2 9 mm (0.35 in)
Magnification 2 100x
Star Diagonal 1.25" Erect Image
Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
Tripod Aluminum
CD ROM The Sky X
Highest Useful Magnification 165x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arcsec
Light Gathering Power 100x
Angular Field of View 1.2 deg.
Linear Field of View (at 1000 yds) 61 ft (18.59 m)
Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 3deg./sec, 2deg./sec, 1deg./sec, .64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes Alt-Az, EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures SkyAlign, Auto 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, 2-Star Align, Solar System Align
Database 4,000 Object Database
Weight 12 lbs (5.44 kg)
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