Bundle – Celestron Astromaster 70EQ and SpaceKidets




Why not combine the delight of receiving a quality astronomical telescope with SpaceKidets. While your child is logging in during the day to learn about the delights of the heavens they can glean all the knowledge and expertise they need to go outside with the telescope.

Spacekidets offers courses on

Getting into Astronomy and what is needed

How to set an astronomy telescope

How to do basic webcam photography

History of Space Exploration

In fact to much more to mention, the list just goes on, please click here to learn more

Specs of the Celestron Astromaster 70 EQ. This telescope is really the top end of the beginners market, hugely popular.

General Details:

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer
  • Erect image optics – Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use
  • Quick release dovetail attachment – no tool setup
  • German Equatorial Mount with Setting circles – to accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25″ steel tube legs – Provides a rigid and stable platform
  • All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
  • “TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images


Optical Design: Refractor
Aperture (mm): 70 mm (2.76 in)
Focal Length: 900 mm (35 in)
Focal Ratio: 13
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 45 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 90 x
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
Star Diagonal: Erect Image Diagonal – 1.25″
Mount Type: CG-2 Equatorial
Tripod: 1.25″ steel tube legs
Highest Useful Magnification: 165 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 10 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.66 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100 x
Apparent Field of View: 1.1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 58 ft (18 m)
Optical Tube Length: 36 in (914 mm)