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Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope Review

10 Jan 2019, 09:53 UTC
Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope Review
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Celestron’s Travelscope 70 is yet another example of Celestron using their brand name, reputation, and clever marketing to unload a glorified toy telescope onto buyers. This scope, however, is a unique twist on those, as it is sold as both an astronomical telescope and a terrestrial/spotting scope. It is more or less a failure at both. The Travelscope 70 promises that for under $100, you’ll get a good refracting telescope on a good mount – with the bonus of fitting in a backpack. Problem is, either just a good mount or refracting telescope tube by itself would be $100 or more, so Celestron is promising the impossible here.

Basic Features

Type: Refractor telescope

Aperture: 2.76 inches (70mm)

Eyepieces: 10mm and 20mm


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