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SkyWatcher 70/900 EQ 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 AZ3 Mount
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    SkyWatcher 70/900 EQ Refractor Telescope

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    • SkyWatcher 70/900 EQ Refractor Telescope
    Summary
    SkyWatcher 70/900 EQ1 Refractor Telescope
    Also known as SkyWatcher Capricorn 70/900 EQ1 Telescope

    The Skywatcher 709 EQ is an Achromatic Refractor 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 maximum practical magnification of 140x, 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 if attached to an Alt-Azimuth mount.

    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
  • EQ1 Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod
  • 1.25" Eyepiece - 10mm, 25mm
  • Barlow Lens
  • Star Diagonal
  • Finder Scope
  • SkyWatcher 70/900 EQ1 Refractor Telescope
    Also known as SkyWatcher Capricorn 70/900 EQ1 Telescope

    The Skywatcher 709 EQ is an Achromatic Refractor 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 maximum practical magnification of 140x, 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 if attached to an Alt-Azimuth mount.

    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
  • EQ1 Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod
  • 1.25" Eyepiece - 10mm, 25mm
  • Barlow Lens
  • Star Diagonal
  • Finder Scope
  • Specifications
    Specifications
    Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
    Aperture Ratio f/12.9
    Max Practical Magnification 140x
    Mount Type EQ1
    Weight 9kg
    Tripod Aluminium
    Ideal For Lunar Observation, Planetary Observation
    User Level For Kids
    Telescope Type Refractor
    Aperture Size 70mm
    Focal Length 900mm
    Focal Ratio f/12.9
    Highest Practical Magnification 140x
    Finderscope 6x24
    Eyepieces Super 10, 25mm & 2X Barlow Lens
    Mount Type Equatorial Mount
    Tripod Aluminium
    Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty
    Warranty
    Your Skywatcher Products is under Warranty

    Your Skywatcher® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for FIVE years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of the receipt.

    This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, collimation or maintenance provided by someone other than a Skywatcher Authorized Service Department.

    For Skywatcher Products purchased elsewhere, will NOT qualify for manufacturers warranty from us, it must be returned to the place of purchase to resolve any issues.

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