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SkyWatcher Capricorn-70 (EQ1) 70mm Refractor Telescope

SkyWatcher Capricorn-70 (EQ1) 70mm Refractor Telescope

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10.00 kg
Aperture (mm) 70 Focal Length (mm) 900 Focal Ratio (mm) Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Mount Type Equatorial
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CAPRICORN-70 with EQ1 German Equatorial Mount
70mm (2.75”) F/900 REFRACTOR TELESCOPE

This refractor telescope would be a good choice for a beginner or junior astronomer mainly for visual observations of the planets. A lightweight dSLR camera could also find a use as it comes with a camera adapter. A camera specific T-ring would also be necessary.


  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x140
  • Magnifications (with optics supplied): x36, x72, x90, x180
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 70mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 900mm (f/12.8)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • 6x24 Finderscope
  • 1.25"/31.7mm Star Diagonal
  • x2 Barlow Lens
  • Multi-Coated Objective Lens
  • Tube material: Aluminium
  • 36% more Light Gathering than 60mm
  • EQ1 Equatorial Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray

"Fine Optics and Accessories" .......  "Meets all expectations and is the perfect starter scope"
BBC Sky At Night Magazine


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