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Celestron

Celestron SkyProdigy 70 Refractor Telescope

SKU: CNSKYP70 MFR: 22089
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About this item

THE SMARTEST TELESCOPE IN THE UNIVERSE!

A truly revolutionary product with ground breaking technology, SkyProdigy is the product of a culmination of decades of telescope advancements. It combines electronic motors, an intelligent on-board computer, a digital camera and StarSense technology to create an automatic, instant alignment telescope that requires no input from the user. Simply turn it on, push a button and enjoy theview! It's that easy.

The SkyProdigy's automatic alignment process takes only a few minutes, then you will be ready to select from thousands of objects to view. Not sure what to look at? Select the Sky Tour option; this feature offers a customized list of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere inthe world!

No knowledge of the night sky is required. One touch innovation turns anyone into an instant astronomer!

What's Included With This Item

  • Computer driven GoTo mount with StarSense technology
  • 25mm eyepiece (28x) 1.25" -9mm eyepiece (78x) 1.25"
  • Star diagonal 1.25"
  • StarPointer finderscope
  • DC operation (batteries not included)
  • Pre-assembled adjustable stainless steel tripod
  • TheSkyX First Light Edition astronomy software
  • StarSense technology for true automatic alignment and slewing (GoTo) to (GoTo) to over 4,000 objects
  • Flash upgradeable hand control

Key Features

  • Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Fully Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount and Optical Tube for Easy, Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • CD-ROM The SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software Which Provides Education About the Sky
  • Battery Pack Providing over 30 Hours of Power
  • SkyProdigy 90 - Computerized Mount Features
    Proven Computer Control Technology
    Database Allows Telescope to Automatically Locate Over 4,000 Celestial Objects
    Proprietary StarSense Technology Provides a Completely Automatic Alignment Process with No User Intervention Required
    Flash Upgradeable Hand Control Software

Technical Specs

Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 70mm / 2.76"
Focal Length 700mm F/10
Finderscope StarPointer
Mount Motorized Altazimuth with Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
Eyepieces 25mm (28x) 9mm (78x)
Highest Useful Magnification 165x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arcsec
Resolution (Dawes) 1.99 arcsec
Photographic Resolution 400 line/mm
Light Gathering Power 100x
Angular Field of View 1.7 Degree
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 91 ft
Computer Drive Computer Hand Control with Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar Trackiong Rates
StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align Alignment Procedures
Weight 14 lbs / 6.35 kg
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