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Celestron AstroMaster LT 76AZ Telescope



  • Model: 31036
  • Manufactured by: Celestron


Celestron AstroMaster LT 76AZ Telescope

Looking for a portable and easy to assemble telescope for celestial viewing? Then the AstroMaster Series is just for you! The AstroMaster Series produces bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. Easily observe the belts and moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For breathtaking views of brighter deepspace objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light-gathering ability of the Newtonian Reflector.

  • Quick and easy no-tool setup
  • Permanently mounted StarPointer for convenience
  • Quick release dovetail attachment
  • German Equatorial Mount equipped with setting circlesto accurately locate and track sky objects
  • Rugged pre-assembled tripod with steel tube legsprovides a rigid and stable platform
  • Glass mirrors coated with aluminum and SiO2
  • Deluxe accessory tray for convenient and accessiblestorage of accessories
  • TheSkyX astronomy software fully loaded with a 10,000object database as well as enhanced images

  • Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture (mm)76 mm (2.99 in)
    Focal Length (mm)700 mm (28 in)
    Focal Ratio9.21
    Eyepiece 1 (mm)20 mm (0.79 in)
    Magnification 135 x
    Eyepiece 2 (mm)10 mm (0.39 in)
    Magnification 270 x
    FinderscopeBuilt-on StarPointer
    CD ROMTheSkyX
    Tripod1” steel tubes
    Highest Useful Magnification180 x
    Lowest Useful Magnification11 x
    Limiting Stellar Magnitude11.9
    Resolution (Rayleigh)1.83 arc seconds
    Resolution (Dawes)1.53 arc seconds
    Light Gathering Power118 x
    Angular Field of View (deg)1.7 °
    Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)89 ft (27 m)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction31 in (787 mm)
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter1036 %
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area10734 %
    Optical CoatingsAluminum with SiO2
    Optical Tube Length26 in (660 mm)
    Telescope Weight12 lbs (5.44 kg)

    Manufacturer Info

    Lunt Solar Systems