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Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ
6.2 out of 10

Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ

Optical Design : Refractor Aperture : 70 mm (2.76 in) Focal Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ

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Overall 6
6.0

Nothing special, decent starter scope.

SarkyDuzIt, Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
11 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Received this as my first ever scope and its not bad, but not anything special really. Really the main thing you will be viewing with this is the moon, which you can actually get some good detail with. Jupiter can also be seen but is less detailed though i can make out some rings.
  • Pros: Accurate, Compact, Easy to Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Difficult To Focus, Poor Lens Quality, Unstable
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Overall 6
6.0

Impressed with Entry Level Scope

freddie cayman, B&H Photo
6 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought this telescope for my 6 yr old God Son's birthday. He loves it. The moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn really excited him. For an entry level scope, I highly recommend this one for the kids!
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Overall 6
6.0

Its OK

Fred, Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
12 June 2012
  • Excerpt: It wasnt as good as they described it.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Astromaster-70

Josh, B&H Photo
9 July 2010
  • Excerpt: I use the product for close objects such as the Moon, Venus, Mars, and Jupiter. Whats great is it so much clearer than my other telesope that I paid 3 times more for. What I don't like is the tightening handle for lateral movement, it doesn't work too great.
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Amazon Customer, Amazon
20 November 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Good quality starter telescope but has issues

MR D C PALMER, Amazon
11 November 2012
  • Summary: Not quite as easy to see the stars as we thought. Although it wasn't expected to be a plug and play item, it did take a lot of understanding the instructions given before we can get any enjoyment out of it,.
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Overall 6
6.0

Easy for the beginner

Linja, Amazon
17 September 2012
  • Summary: I am a complete beginner and found this telescope easy to put together and to use. It was very reasonably priced compared to others in the same range area. I cannot comment on its technical side very much but can say that its opened up the heavens to me and I'm sure it won't be long before I'll be...
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Overall 6
6.0

Terrible Mount

West, Amazon
9 September 2012
  • Summary: The scope itself is OK but I am having serious trouble with locking the vertical axis. The pan handle seems to be as tight as it will go yet it still keeps slipping? Any help?
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Overall 6
6.0

Telescope

Neil Wyllie, Amazon
11 July 2012
  • Summary: This is a good telescope BUT the first time i used it there was a black spot on the lense which seemed to be on the inside so it couldnt be removed :(.
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Overall 6
6.0

ok as a starter telescope

cobochris, Amazon
7 July 2012
  • Summary: Telescope arrived on time ,easy to assemble, more useful to use during the day rather than a telescope to see the stars at night. I would suggest it would be ideal for a childs first telescope ,it soon has you wishing you went for a bigger version.Value for money .
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