Celestron 76EQ Astromaster Telescope

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Description

Discover our Solar System with the Celestron AstroMaster 76EQ! You’ll be ready to observe in minutes thanks to the quick and easy no-tool setup. The 76EQ provides bright, clear images of the Moon, planets, star clusters, and more for great nighttime viewing.

Manual German Equatorial telescope
The AstroMaster mount comes with two slow motion control knobs that allow you to make fine pointing adjustments to the telescope in both Right Ascension and Declination axes, also referred to as RA and DEC.

Accessories Included
Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, erect image diagonal, and a finderscope. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications for low and high powered views.

Starry Night Software
Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing resources and knowledge to view our solar system and beyond.

 

Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture: 76mm (3")
Focal Length: 700mm (27.56")
Focal Ratio: f/9.21
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20mm (.78") with built-in erect image corrector
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 35x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10mm (.4") standard
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 70x
Barlow Lens: Not Included
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer™ red dot finderscope
Star Diagonal: None
Optical Tube: Aluminum
Highest Useful Magnification: 180x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 11x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.9
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.83 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.53 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 118x
Secondary Mirror Obstruction: 35mm (1.37")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter: 46%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area: 21%
Optical Coatings: Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO₂
Optical Tube Length: 602mm (23.7")
Optical Tube Diameter: 119.5mm (4.7")
Optical Tube Weight: 3.9 lbs (1.77 kg)
Dovetail Bar: CG-2 Dovetail bar
MOUNT INFO:
Mount Type: CG-2 Equatorial
Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod): 812.8mm - 1295.4mm (32" - 51")
Tripod Leg Diameter: 31.75mm (1.25") steel
Accessory Tray: Yes
Tripod Weight: 7.2 lbs (3.26 kg) includes weight of mount
Slew Speeds: Manual
Dovetail Compatibility: CG-2 saddle plate
Software: Celestron Starry Night Basic Edition Software and SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight: 11.1 lbs (5.03 kg)
Included Items: Optical tube
Tripod and mount (preassembled)
20mm eyepiece with built-in erect image corrector
Standard 10mm eyepiece
Red-dot finderscope
Manual
Solar Warning
  • Never look directly at the Sun with the naked eye or with an optic (unless you have the proper solar filter). Permanent and irreversible eye damage may result.
  • Never use your optic to project an image of the Sun onto any surface. Internal heat build-up can damage the optic and any accessories attached to it.
  • Never leave your optic unsupervised. Make sure an adult who is familiar with the correct operating procedures is with your optic at all times, especially when children are present.

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