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Celestron PowerSeeker 70 EQ Telescope

SKU : CE-21037

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  • A Great 70 mm (2.76-inch) Refractor Telescope.
  • Quick and easy set-up.
  • Equatorial Mount is perfect for Night Sky Objects.
  • Eyepieces and Barlow set.
  • Erect Image Star Diagonal.

Product Details


    The PowerSeeker 70 EQ Telescope by Celestron is a 70 mm (2.76-inch) aperture Achromatic Refractor telescope on an Equatorial Mount and tripod.

    Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are a great way to open up the wonders of the Universe to the aspiring astronomer. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the first-time telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power.

    Amateur astronomy is a great family hobby that can be enjoyed year-round, and Celestron's PowerSeekers are the ideal choice for families looking for an affordable and high-quality telescope that will provide many hours of enjoyment for children and adults alike.

    PowerSeekers are quick and easy to set up - even for the novice. Enjoy a tool-free assembly! Their EQ designated models have sturdy equatorial mounts that are perfect for tracking objects in the night sky, and the AZ models have collapsible alt-azimuth mounts that are perfectly suited for terrestrial viewing as well as astronomical use.

    All of Celestron's PowerSeekers include an optical set with a full range of eyepieces plus a 3x Barlow lens that provides an increase in viewing power hundreds of times greater than that of the unaided eye! PowerSeekers are designed and manufactured using all fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Erect Image Optics are ideal for both terrestrial and astronomical use.

    Locate and identify thousands of celestial objects on your laptop or PC with The Sky - Level 1 Software included FREE with every PowerSeeker model! 

    Celestron PowerSeeker 70 mm EQ Refractor Telescope Features

    • Quick and easy no-tool setup.
    • Slow-motion controls for smooth tracking.
    • Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use.
    • Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity.
    • 3x Barlow lens triples the magnifying power of each eyepiece.
    • Accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories and added stability to the tripod.
    • The Sky - Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images.


    • Optical Design: Refractor.
    • Focal Length: 700 mm (28 inches).
    • Star Diagonal: 1.25-inch Erect Image Diagonal.
    • Highest Useful Magnification: 165x.
    • Lowest Useful Magnification: 10x.
    • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 11.7.
    • Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.99 arc seconds.
    • Resolution (Dawes): 1.66 arc seconds.
    • Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 100x.
    • Optical Coatings: Multi-Coated.
    • Barlow Lens: 3x.


    • Mount Type: Manual German Equatorial.
    • Accessory Tray: Yes.
    • Tripod: Aluminum.
    • Software: Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App.

    OPT Product Number: CE-21037

  • specifications

    Aperture70 mm (2.75")
    Focal Length700 mm
    Focal Ratiof/10
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignEquatorial
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    OTA Length36"
    Warranty2 Year Warranty
  • included items


    • PowerSeeker German Equatorial Mount/ Manual. 
    • PowerSeeker Tripod with Adjustable Aluminum Legs.
    • 5 x 24 Optical Finder.
    • Accessory Tray/ Spreader.
    • Counterweights/ locking.
    • 1.25-inch Diagonal, Erect Image.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #1: 20 mm, 35x mag.
    • 1.25-inch Eyepiece #2: 4 mm,  175x mag.
    • 1.25-inch Barlow Lens: 3x magnification.
    • TheSky and First Light Software on CD.
    • 2 Year Telescope Warranty.


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Worked great no issues

Roger G.
United States United States


Ordered on 11/30. My daughters birthday was on 12/19. Missed that. 12/21 was alignment of Saturn and Jupiter conjunction. Once every 400 years. Missed that. Paid $40 for delivery. Finally arrived on 12/24. Made it for Christmas. Working well. Not able to use 3x Barlow lens. The 20mm lens is good.

Richard P.
United States United States

Great took it out seen jupiter suatern mars

Reg S.
United States

Excellent online service,

This is not the first telescope I’ve purchased from you, but the first I’ve purchased online. The process was simple and fast, even for this old Man. And it was delivered Days ahead of schedule. The telescope was purchased as a gift so I’m unable to comment about it at this time. My purchase was made strictly on my past experience with your staff and your reputation. As a OCA member for over twenty years I’m not unfamiliar with OPT.

ronald p.
United States

It's a Christmas present

It's a Christmas present

United States

My buying experience was good received the product very quickly and in good condition

Haven’t used the telescope yet it is a Christmas present for my granddaughter