Modified Celestron Travel Scope 70

The Celestron Travel Scope 70 has a front lens diameter of 70 mm and a focal length of 400 mm. A telescope with these specifications works well for terrestrials observations, both for daytime and nighttime.

Celestron Travel Scope 70 with modified focuser, upgraded tripod and accessories

Due to its size, however, it has a very limited use for astronomical observation. Note that the telescope showed signs of chromatic aberration, like any other low cost telescopes.

Moon imaged with a Celestron Travel Scope 70, an ASI 533 astronomy camera, and a Vixen GP tracking mount
Lagoon Nebula M8 imaged with a Celestron Travel Scope 70, an ASI 533 astronomy camera, and a Vixen GP tracking mount
Eastern Veil Nebula imaged with a Celestron Travel Scope 70, an ASI 533 astronomy camera, and a Vixen GP tracking mount
Helix Nebula imaged with a Celestron Travel Scope 70, an ASI 533 astronomy camera, and a Vixen GP tracking mount

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