SkyWatcher 70/900 AZ3 Refractor Telescope

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  • Excellent choice for beginners
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Simple set up with pre-assembled tripod
  • 36% more light gathering than 60mm
  • Strong and sturdy construction
  • 5 Years Skywatcher Limited Warranty
  • Also Available in EQ Mount
    SkyWatcher 709AZ3 Refractor Telescope

    The Skywatcher 709 AZ is an Achromatic Refractor telescope that uses a 2-element fully multi-coated Lens. With 70mm aperture, this telescope has significant 36% more light gathering capacity than 60mm telescope, provides enough light to bring you clear, crisp images of the popular celestial bodies and brighter deep space objects.

    With 140x highest practical magnification, this Sky-watcher Telescope is able to show you the details on the large planets such as Saturn, Jupiter and Mars. The cratered landscape of the moon is also worth to observe under different lighting conditions and different moon phases.

    The Refractor Advantage

    Since a refractor does not use mirrors to view objects, you get a generally brighter image and a correct, right side up image is displayed. This makes it usable for viewing terrestrial objects.

    Strong and Sturdy Construction

    Premium materials and expert craftsmanship go into each and every Skywatcher Refractor Telescope. The bundled EQ1 mount is designed to provide a stable, vibration resistant platform for stargazing. It enables precise control over the telescope’s slewing and tracking.

    *Notes: The image through all finder scopes will be upside down.

    In the Box:

  • 70/900 OTA
  • AZ3 Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod
  • 1.25" Eyepiece - Super 10mm, 25mm
  • 3x barlow lens
  • 6x24 finderscope
  • 45 degree image diagonal
  • More Information
    Telescope Type Achromatic-Refractor
    Aperture Size 70mm
    Focal Length 900mm
    Focal Ratio f/12.9
    Highest Practical Magnification 140x
    Finderscope 6x24
    Eyepieces Super 10 & 25mm
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth Mount
    Tripod Aluminium
    Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty
    User Level For Beginners
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