The AstroMaster LT 76AZ by Celestron is a highly portable 76 mm (2.99-inch) aperture achromatic refractor telescope at a great value, ideal for any astronomer on the go looking into planetary observation. It produces high clarity and high-quality views of the moon, planets within our solar system, and other similar targets! It is quick and easy to set up without any need for tools, and the altitude-azimuth (AZ) mount is easy to use. It's a great place to start for any astronomer!
The AstroMaster LT features a 1.25-inch rack-and-pinion focuser with large knobs on the side for easy location in the dark. There is an attached red dot finderscope to help you line up your targets, and a 1.25-inch star diagonal to place objects top-side-up.
OPTICAL TUBE INFO
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector.
Aperture: 76 mm (2.99 inches).
Focal Length: 700 mm (28 inches).
Focal Ratio: 9.21.
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1: 20 mm (0.79 inches).
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 35x.
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2: 10 mm (0.39 inches).
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 70x.
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer.
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.
Optical Coatings: Aluminum with SiO2.
Optical Tube Length: 660 mm (26 inches).
Tripod:1-inch steel tubes.
Software:Starry Night Basic Edition, SkyPortal App.