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National Geographic  |  SKU: 80-40071CF

National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope

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National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope


Transform Your Stargazing Experience – Effortless Setup and Versatile Viewing with the National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor


  • 70mm Aperture: Captures ample light for clear, detailed views of celestial objects, making it perfect for observing the moon, planets, and star clusters.
  • 700mm Focal Length: Provides powerful magnification, allowing you to see distant objects with sharp clarity.
  • Included Eyepieces: Comes with 9.7mm and 26mm eyepieces for versatile viewing options, whether you're looking at the moon's surface or distant stars.
  • Red Dot Viewfinder: Simplifies targeting celestial objects, ensuring you can quickly and easily locate what you want to observe.
  • Erect Image Prism: Allows for terrestrial viewing, making this telescope ideal for both stargazing and nature observation.
  • Barlow Lens: Enhances magnification, giving you the ability to see more details in your observations.
  • Alt-Azimuth Mount: User-friendly mount design provides smooth movement and easy tracking of objects across the sky.
  • Moon Filter: Reduces glare when observing the moon, allowing for more comfortable and detailed viewing.

The National Geographic 70mm Refractor Telescope is for you if...

  • You're a Beginner: Looking for an easy-to-use telescope to start your astronomy journey without getting overwhelmed by complex equipment.
  • You Have a Family: Wanting to engage your children in STEM learning and make stargazing a fun, educational activity at home.
  • You're a Nature Enthusiast: Interested in both celestial and terrestrial observations, from star clusters to bird watching and landscapes.
  • You Value Versatility: Need a telescope that offers excellent performance for both night sky viewing and daytime nature exploration.
  • You Need Portability: Prefer a telescope that is lightweight and easy to transport, allowing you to take it to different locations for various viewing experiences.
  • You Want Quality Views: Desire clear, detailed images of the night sky and terrestrial objects without the hassle of complicated adjustments and setups.


Imagine gazing up at the night sky and seeing the moon's craters, Jupiter's bands, and Saturn's rings with astonishing clarity. With the National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope, these experiences are not just dreams—they’re within your reach. Designed specifically for beginner astronomers and families, this telescope offers an intuitive setup and operation, making it easy for anyone to start their journey into the cosmos. No need to worry about complicated manuals or difficult adjustments; the user-friendly alt-azimuth mount ensures smooth navigation and effortless tracking of celestial objects.

But this telescope isn’t just about astronomy. Its erect image prism allows for stunning terrestrial views, whether you're observing distant landscapes, wildlife, or cityscapes. This versatility makes it perfect for nature enthusiasts who appreciate both the night sky and the beauty of the world around us. The included accessories, such as the moon filter and Barlow lens, enhance your viewing experience without the need for additional purchases, offering excellent value for money.

For families, the National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope is an educational tool that transforms learning into an exciting adventure. Engage your children in STEM subjects, spark their curiosity about the universe, and create memorable moments of discovery together. The lightweight tripod and portable design mean you can take this telescope anywhere—from your backyard to a remote camping spot, making every stargazing session special.

Investing in the National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope is more than just buying a piece of equipment; it’s about opening up a world of wonder and exploration for you and your loved ones. Whether you're a novice looking to start a new hobby or a family seeking quality time under the stars, this telescope is your gateway to the universe. Experience the joy of discovery with a telescope that combines ease of use, exceptional clarity, and versatile viewing capabilities.


Here's a glimpse of what you can observe:

    The Moon

    • With the 70mm aperture, see detailed views of the lunar surface, including craters, mountains, and valleys.
    • The included moon filter reduces glare for more comfortable and detailed observations.


    • Jupiter: View the cloud bands and Galilean moons—Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
    • Saturn: Marvel at the rings and its largest moon, Titan.
    • Mars: Observe polar ice caps and occasional dust storms.
    • Venus: See the phases of Venus as it orbits the sun.

    Star Clusters and Nebulae

    • The 700mm focal length reveals distant star clusters and nebulae.
    • Explore the Pleiades (Seven Sisters) and the Orion Nebula with bright, crisp images.

    Versatile Viewing for Nature Enthusiasts

    • Wildlife Watching: Spot birds, animals, and other wildlife in detail.
    • Landscape Viewing: Enjoy distant vistas of mountains, forests, and seascapes with correctly oriented views.


    Enhance your stargazing and terrestrial observations with this comprehensive accessory set:

    • Pan-Tilt Alt-Azimuth Mount: Enjoy smooth, precise tracking with a user-friendly design, perfect for following stars and planets. Ideal for beginners with effortless setup and operation.
    • Tripod with Accessory Tray: Offers a stable, adjustable platform for comfortable viewing. The built-in tray keeps eyepieces, filters, and accessories organized and within easy reach.
    • Diagonal: Provides an ergonomic viewing angle, reducing neck strain and enabling longer, more comfortable observation sessions.
    • 9.7mm and 26mm Eyepieces: The 26mm eyepiece offers a wider field of view, great for star clusters and lunar landscapes. The 9.7mm eyepiece provides higher magnification for detailed views of planets and lunar features.
    • 2x Barlow Lens: Doubles the magnification of any eyepiece, adding versatility without needing additional eyepieces.
    • Red Dot Finder: Projects a red dot onto the night sky for easy and precise targeting of celestial objects, simplifying the stargazing process.
    • Smartphone Adapter: Attach your smartphone to capture and share stunning images and videos of your observations, perfect for documenting and sharing your celestial discoveries.


    Take the first step towards a lifetime of discovery and wonder. Whether you're peering at the moon's craters, marveling at Saturn's rings, or capturing stunning photos of the night sky, the National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope delivers an unforgettable experience every time.

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    • Is this telescope suitable for beginners?

      Absolutely! The National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope is designed with ease of use in mind. Its user-friendly features, such as the alt-azimuth mount and Red Dot Finder, make it perfect for beginners looking to start their stargazing journey without getting overwhelmed by complex equipment.

    • Can this telescope be used for both celestial and terrestrial observations?

      Yes! This telescope is versatile enough for both night sky and daytime observations. The erect image prism allows for correctly oriented views, making it ideal for watching wildlife, landscapes, and other terrestrial objects in addition to celestial bodies.

    • Is this telescope good for educational purposes?

      Definitely! This telescope is an excellent tool for engaging children and adults in STEM learning. It’s perfect for family stargazing sessions, helping to spark curiosity about the universe and create memorable educational experiences.

    • How does the Red Dot Finder work?

      The Red Dot Finder projects a red dot onto the night sky, helping you accurately align your telescope with the desired celestial object. It simplifies the process of locating stars, planets, and other points of interest, making your stargazing sessions more efficient and enjoyable.

    National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope | 80-40071CF | 8122570144150

    National Geographic 70mm Silver Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope

    $129.99 $139.99


    26.9x - 72x | 52x - 144x w/ 2x Barlow


    70 mm | 2.7"

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