Celestron Travel Scope 70: Telescope Portable 

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By JohnBarnes

Celestron Travel Scope 70, a refractor telescope that can be used for celestial and terrestrial viewing while on the move, is available from Celestron. The Travel Scope is able to view the stars clusters, planets, and brighter deep-sky objects such as the Orion Nebula or Andromeda Galaxy at nights. It also features an erect star diagonal, making it ideal for spotting during the day.

It is easy to set up your telescope and you will be observing in no matter how fast. The telescope and accessories can be assembled in a matter of minutes even if you are just starting out. You can adjust the telescope’s height by using the adjustable tripod legs. The telescope kit is only 3.3 pounds in total, making it ideal for quick observing sessions and easy transport to wherever your adventures may take you.

Celestron Travel Scope 70 Telescope manual Alt-Azimuth

For smooth and precise pointing, use the pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch to navigate the sky. To track an object in the eyepiece, move the clutch in a left/right, up/down and left/right directions.

Accessories included Celestron Travel Scope 70

Celestron Travel Scope 70 includes two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), a 45deg erect images diagonal, finderscope and a backpack. Two eyepieces allow you to see your object at different magnifications. The diagonal erect image allows right-side-up viewing, which is ideal for terrestrial subjects. It can also be used to view celestial objects. For easier viewing, the 5×24 finderscope can be used to quickly center an object in your eyepiece.

The Travel Backpack – This backpack is designed to hold your telescope, tripod, eyepieces, and other accessories. The telescope backpack makes it easy to transport your telescope. All components can fit snugly inside the backpack.

Starry Night Software

Celestron’s Starry Night Software is available for download. Learn about the night sky and celestial objects and how to plan your next observation session. Celestron Starry Night Software, the best astronomy software on the market, provides resources and knowledge to help you view the solar system and the world beyond.

Celestron Travel Scope70 DX is the perfect day-to-night telescope. Get a fresh perspective on the Universe and nature. The telescope comes with a tripod, lots of accessories and a smartphone adapter. This allows you to capture images and videos through the eyepiece. All of it packs into a custom-made backpack that is ready to go wherever you take your adventures.

It is easy to set up your telescope, whether you are taking it on your next camping trip, or just for a quick backyard stargazing session. The telescope and accessories can be assembled in a matter of minutes even if you are a novice. You can adjust the telescope’s height by using the adjustable tripod legs.

Celestron Travel Scope 70 DX offers night visions of the stars, planets, and star clusters. It also provides great views of brighter deep-sky objects such as the Orion Nebula or Andromeda Galaxy. Celestron Travel Scope70 DX can also be used as a spotting scope during the day. Amazing views of wildlife, birds, boats on water, migrating whales and more are available.

  • The whole telescope kit is only 3.3 pounds so it can be taken anywhere you want.
  • Bluetooth shutter release and smartphone adapter

The smartphone adapter allows you to create stunning images and videos of celestial and terrestrial objects. This accessory is lightweight and rigid, and allows you to attach any smartphone to the Travel Scope’s eyepiece. Your phone can capture stunning images of the Moon, planets and other celestial bodies thanks to the additional magnification offered by the eyepiece. The smartphone adapter can be attached by simply clamping it over an eyepiece. Tightening knobs secure your smartphone in place by holding it in place with the help of a clamp that fits over an eyepiece. Celestron also offers a Bluetooth shutter release, which allows you to remotely trigger the shutter on any Android and iOS smartphone. This will allow you to capture the best image possible, while not affecting the location of your phone or telescope. NOTE: Large and/or bulky phone covers (including folio-style cases) might need to be removed in order for the adapter to fit the phone.

Telescope manual Alt-Azimuth

Celestron Travel Scope70 DX’s intuitive pan handle makes it easy to navigate the skies. The Alt-Az control and clutch allow for precise pointing and smooth tracking. You can use the clutch to move in a similar fashion as a tripod for photographing objects.

Accessory Set Includes Deluxe Accessories

Celestron Travel Scope70 DX also includes a Bluetooth shutter release and smartphone adapter. It also contains a complete selection of optical accessories including an erect imaging diagonal, finderscope, 2x Barlow lenses, and a Moon filter. You can choose between different magnifications to view your subject at high or low power. The diagonal erect image allows for easier viewing and more right-side-up images. Permanently mounted finderscopes will aid you in finding objects and quickly center them within your telescope’s eyepiece. The Moon filter also reduces glare, and increases the contrast on the Moon’s surface.