Saxon 709AZ3 Complete Telescope Package 70mm 900mm f/12 with AZ3 Tripod

Original price was: $399.95.Current price is: $389.95.

The saxon 70/900 AZ3 Refractor Telescope is a value-for-money classic looking telescope that gives good views of both land and sky.

This portable telescope comes with a multi-coated, achromatic objective lens of 70mm and a focal length of 900mm. The telescope’s sturdy Alt-Azimuth mount allows you to move the scope up and down and left to right, making it easy to point at objects.

Whether you’re looking at landscape or the night sky, you’ll get a great observing session out of the saxon 709AZ3 Refractor Telescope.


Saxon 709AZ3 SC Refractor Telescope

The dual-purpose saxon 70/900 AZ3 Refractor Telescope provides a great platform for both astronomy and terrestrial viewing.  Comes with a superb NON-YOKE tripod that allows comfortable and steady adjustments.

This easy-to-use telescope is suitable for observers of all ages. Weighing just under 10 kg, you can easily carry and transport this scope from the house to your intended viewing site. Have fun with the family observing nature during the day and the Moon at night.

The particularly high f/ratio (f/12.8) means that chromatic abberations are controlled very well, it is very easy to focus and eyepieces of all types work very well with it.

The saxon 709AZ3 Refractor Telescope comes with:

  • 70mm aperture
  • 900mm focal length
  • Alt-Azimuth AZ3 mount
  • 1.25″ Super eyepieces
  • 45 degree erect prism diagonal
  • 5×24 finderscope
  • Aluminium tripod with accessory tray.

Perfect for beginner observers.


Warranty Information 5-Years Limited Warranty
Optical Design Refractor
Aperture 70mm
Highest Practical Power 140x
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio F/12.8
Eyepieces Super 25, Super 10 and SR4
Finderscope 5×24
Barlow Lens No
Diagonal 1.25″ 45° Erect Prism Diagonal
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod Aluminium
Optical Tube Dimensions 7 x 90cm
Optical Tube Weight 1.5kg
Shipping Dimensions 108 x 30 x 24cm3
Shipping Weight 10kg

This product has been reviewed

Great entry level telescope well within my budget. I purchased to introduce my children to astronomy and they loved it.” – Arslan

What’s in the Box

- saxon 4mm/10mm/25mm 1.25’’ super Eyepiece

Featuring a 3-element design, these fully-coated eyepieces provide outstanding field correction and long eye-relief. Stray light is eliminated by the fold back rubber eyecups; standard with every Super eyepiece.

- saxon 5×24 Finderscope with bracket

The 24mm aperture with 5x magnification can provide a wide field of view to help you locate objects and align your telescope before you look through the telescope. It’s perfect for beginner telescopes.

- saxon 1.25 Erect Prism Diagonal (45 degree)

It results in an image which is both right side up and corrected left to right. It also provides a comfortable 45° observing angle which is more convenient for daytime use.

- saxon AZ3 Mount with Tripod

It is an aluminium tripod with dual axis slow-motion controls.

- Star/ Moon Chart

The star chart shows the solar system of which earth is a member planet and the moon chart clearly shows the topography of the lunar surface.

Questions?  Call us on 1300 ASTRODOG or just use the form!

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Additional information

Weight 9 kg
Dimensions 102 × 38 × 25 cm

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