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Refractor Telescope, 70 mm, Alt-Azimuth with Solar Filter

by Antares
$186.99 USD

his wonderful telescope for beginners (age 8+) comes at a stunningly low price

If you are interested in the night sky and want to get hands-on experience in observing through a telescope this telescope is the right one for you.  It shows nice images of the moon and the planets - the most interesting objects for those new to astronomy.

♦ Achromatic lens with 70 mm aperture and 700 mm focal length

♦ Easy-to-use Alt-azimuth mount with adjustable tripod

♦ Suitable for terrestrial viewing

♦ Includes:

  • 25 Erect image diagonal
  • One 1.25” Plossl 20 mm (35X) eyepiece
  • One 10 mm (70X) eyepiece
  • One Red-dot finder
  • One Baader 0.5V solar filter with cap

With this telescope, you can see:

The Moon
Craters, mountain ranges, ridges, valleys, volcanic plains. Observe the sunrise in a crater as more and more detail inside the crater becomes visible! 

The Planets
Observe the phases of Venus, the cloud belts of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, and the Galilean moons. 

The Sun
With the included Baader AstroSolar filter, you can safely observe the sun.  Discover sun spots - centers of magnetic activity.

The Stars and the Deep Sky
Hundreds of objects are within reach of this telescope.  Observe double or multiple stars with their different colours.  Enjoy the beautiful view of a star cluster.  Globular clusters are among the easiest objects outside our own galaxy that you can see with this telescope.

Finding Objects with the Antares 107:
The Antares 107 comes complete with an alt-azimuth mount with an adjustable height aluminum tripod.  Assembly is easily done within a couple of minutes.  Once assembled it takes only a few seconds to set the telescope up ready for observing.

The telescope can be pointed at any point on the earth as well as in the sky by intuitive left-right and up-down movement.  The telescope even has a slow-motion control for the altitude movement. You will see: It is dead easy!

Finding the object you wish to see is done with the help of a star chart or a planisphere. The object is first centered in the little finderscope and then viewed in the main telescope.

Technical Data


Optical System:

Achromatic doublet lens


70 mm

Focal Length:

700 mm

Apparent Field of View:

50 degrees



Limiting Magnitude:

11 mag


1.25" rack & pinion focuser


Alt-azimuth mounting with slow-motion control


Adjustable in height up to 120 cm. Aluminum.