Celestron Travel Scope 70DX

Celestron Travel Scope 70DX Review

The Celestron Travel Scope 70DX is a 70mm aperture refractor telescope from Celestron that is part of the Travel Scope Series which also include the original Travel Scope 70 (that has been a best-seller for years) and the Celestron Travel Scope 60DX. This is the ideal purchase for a beginner that is looking for a portable telescope that comes with a backpack and smartphone adapter equipped with Bluetooth control.

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Features

  • Optical Tube - Mount/Tripod (preassembled) - 5x24mm Finderscope - 45 Degree 1.25 " Erect Image Diagonal - 20mm 1.25 " Eyepiece - 10mm 1.25 " Eyepiece - Smartphone adapter - Bluetooth shutter release button - #58 Green Glass Moon filter - SkyPortal app - Starry Night Basic Edition - Backpack Case - Original Box
  • A portable telescope kit with everything you need to get started: 70mm refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics, full height tripod, travel backpack, plus lots more
  • Smartphone Photography Accessories - Capture images and video through your Travel Scope with the included smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release
  • More Bonus Accessories You'll also receive two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), an erect image star diagonal, a 2x Barlow lens, a Moon filter, and a finderscope
  • Day-to-Night Performance - Use your Travel Scope for celestial viewing at night or for observation of birds, nature, and wildlife during the day

What’s in the box

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Backpack

Optical Tube

Tripod

5×24 Finderscope

2 eye pieces (10mm and 20mm)

2x barlow

Erect image diagonal

#58 Green Glass Moon filter,

Digiscoping Smarthpone adapter with Bluetooth remote control

Lunar Landscapes eBook

Tripod & Mount

When it comes to tripods for telescopes under $100 I’m very warry of their quality. I was happy to see a more than decent aluminum tripod with a photo mount here that does it’s job with a passing grade.

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Celestron Travel Scope 70DX Review

Product Name: Celestron Travel Scope 70DX

Brand: Celestron

  • Manufacturer - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Portability - 10/10
    10/10
  • Optics - 9.5/10
    9.5/10

Summary

The Celestron Travel Scope 70DX is a 70mm aperture telescope from Celestron that is ideal for a beginner that is looking for a portable telescope that comes with a backpack and smartphone adapter equipped with Bluetooth control.

Overall
9.8/10
9.8/10

Pros

  • Ideal for beginner with a quick and easy set-up process
  • Comes with a backpack
  • Has a smartphone adapter included with Bluetooth remote
  • 10/10 in terms of portability

Cons

  • Limited views for deep-sky objects
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