Celestron SkyProdigy 70 Computerized Telescope

The Celestron SkyProdigy 70 Computerized Telescope is one of three models in the series. This telescope is a truly revolutionary product with ground breaking technology.

This scope is the end result of many years of telescope advancements. It combines electronic motors, an intelligent on-board computer, a digital camera and StarSense™ technology to create an automatic, instant alignment telescope that requires no input from the user.

You simply turn it on, push a button and enjoy the view. It really is that easy.

The automatic alignment process takes only a couple of minutes, you will then be in a position to select from thousands of objects to view.

Not sure what to look at?

No problem! Just select the Sky Tour option; this feature provides a customized listing of the best objects in the sky to view for your exact time and location anywhere in the world

General Features

  • Fully Automatic Alignment Procedure
  • Fully Computerized Altazimuth Mount
  • Quick-Release Fork Arm Mount and Optical Tube for Easy, Quick No Tool Set Up
  • Sturdy Stainless Steel Tripod and Accessory Tray
  • CD-ROM The SkyX First Light Edition Astronomy Software Which Provides Education About the Sky
  • Battery Pack Providing over 30 Hours of Power

Computerized Mount Features

  • Proven Computer Control Technology
  • Database Allows Telescope to Automatically Locate Over 4,000 Celestial Objects
  • Proprietary StarSense Technology Provides a Completely Automatic Alignment Process with No User Intervention Required
  • Flash Upgradeable Hand Control Software for Downloading Product Updates Over the Internet


  • Optical Design Refractor
  • Weight 14 lbs (6.35 kg)
  • Aperture 70 mm (2.76 in)
  • Focal Length 700 mm (27.56 in)
  • Focal Ratio 10
  • Finderscope StarPointer
  • Mount Motorized Altazimuth
  • Eyepiece 1 25 mm (0.98 in)
  • Magnification 1 28 x
  • Eyepiece 2 9 mm (0.35 in)
  • Magnification 2 78 x
  • Accessory Tray No Tool, Quick release
  • Tripod Steel
  • CD ROM The SkyX First Light Edition astronomy software
  • Highest Useful Magnification 165 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude 11.7
  • Resolution (Rayleigh) 1.99 arcsec
  • Resolution (Dawes) 1.66 arcsec
  • Photographic Resolution 400 line/mm
  • Light Gathering Power 100 x
  • Angular Field of View 1.7 °
  • Linear Field of View (@1000 yds) 91 ft (27.74 m)
  • Optical Coatings Fully-Coated
  • Computer Hand Control Fully Computerized / Flash Upgradeable
  • Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 3°/sec, 2°/sec, 1°/sec, .5°/sec, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x
  • Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes Alt-Az
  • Alignment Procedures StarSense Automatic Alignment, Solar System Align

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