Features

  • Magnification: 10x - 165x
  • Focal length: 400 mm
  • Alt-Azimuth mount
  • Aperture: 70 mm f/5.7
  • Quick and easy, no-tool setup


The Celestron Travelscope 70 Refractor Telescope is perfect for terrestrial and celestial viewing on the go. The Travel Scope can view the planets, moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy at night and with the erect image star diagonal makes the optical tube ideal for using as a spotting scope during the day.

Setting up the telescope is a breeze and will have you observing in no time. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on raised surfaces like a picnic table. The total telescope kit weighs in at just 3.3 pounds—perfect for impromptu observing sessions or transporting wherever life’s adventures take you.

Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope
Navigate the sky with a pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing. Move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to track your object in the eyepiece.

Accessories Included
The Travel Scope 70 comes with two eyepieces (20 mm and 10 mm), 45° erect image diagonal, finderscope, and a travel backpack. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications to view your intended object. The erect image diagonal allows for right-side-up viewing ideal for terrestrial subjects but can also be used for celestial objects. The 5x24 finderscope will help you quickly center an object in your eyepiece for easier observing.

Travel Backpack
A custom backpack comes with your telescope for you to store your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces and accessories comfortably. With the telescopes’ backpack, traveling with your telescope is a breeze; all the components fit inside of the backpack snuggly.

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.

Physical
Form FactorPortable
Colour(s)Black/Silver
Pack QuantityTotal 1 Piece(s)
Optical Tube
Optical DesignRefractor
Aperture70mm
Focal Length400mm
Focal Ratio5.71
Focal Length of Eye PiecesEyepiece 1: 20mm Eyepiece 2: 10mm
Magnification of EyepiecesEyepiece 1: 20x Eyepiece 2: 40x
Finderscope5x24mm
Useful Magnification10x to 165x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude11.7
ResolutionRayleigh Resolution: 1.99Arc Seconds Dawes Resolution: 1.66Arc Seconds
Light Gathering Power100x
Optical CoatingFully-Coated