iOptron Telescope 70AZ User Manual

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iExploreTM 70AZ Telescope

Instruction Manual

For product #6003

www.iOptron.com

Table of Contents

 

Table of Contents ................................................................................................................................

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Telescope Assembly........................................................................................................................

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1.1. iExplore 70AZ Assembly Terms ................................................................................................

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1.2. Telescope Assembly .................................................................................................................

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Using the Telescope ........................................................................................................................

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2.1.1. Moving the Telescope ........................................................................................................

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2.1.2. Selecting an Eyepiece........................................................................................................

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2.1.3. Install and Using Barlow Lens ............................................................................................

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2.1.4. Installing & Using the 1.5x Erecting Eyepiece ....................................................................

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2.1.5. Focusing Telescope ...........................................................................................................

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2.1.6. Aligning Finderscope:.........................................................................................................

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2.2. Star Observation .......................................................................................................................

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2.3. Observation Tips.....................................................................................................................

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Maintenance..................................................................................................................................

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Technical Specifications ................................................................................................................

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IOPTRON ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ..................................................................................

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WARNING!

NEVER USE A TELESCOPE TO LOOK AT THE SUN WITHOUT A PROPER FILTER! Looking at or near the Sun will cause instant and irreversible damage to your eye. Children should always have adult supervision while observing.

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1. Telescope Assembly

1.1. iExplore 70AZ Assembly Terms

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Figure 1. iExplore 70AZ

(1). Optical tube assembly (OTA)

(10). Tripod legs

(2). Finderscope

(11). Yoke (altazimuth) mount

(3). Finderscope mounting socket

(12). Altitude lockig knob

(4). Eyepiece

(13). Azimuth locking knob

(5). Diagonal

Parts shown in Figure 2

(6). Focusing knob

(14). Tripod leg attachment bolts (3 sets)

(7). Altitude adjustment rod

(15). Tripod locking screws (3 sets)

(8). Accessory tray

(16). 3X Barlow lens

(9). Tripod support bracket

(17). 1.5X Erecting eyepiece

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Figure 2. Parts list

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