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This telescope can be used for astronomy and the Earth. It was easy to assemble and has lots of features to help you find what you are looking for....
National Geographic 60MM/700MM 525X Land and Sky Telescope
Gift your favorite amateur astronomer with this classic land and sky telescope from National Geographic. See the stars like you've never seen them before using the multicoated achromatic objective lens that offers spectacular color-correcting views.
ITEM#: 12673336This classic altazimuth refractor telescope from National Geographic is a great starter scope for the serious novice astronomer. This telescope delivers sharp views and excellent performance as both an astronomical and terrestrial telescope.
- 60MM multi-coated achromatic objective lens
- Color correcting views
- Tripod legs extend to approximately 4 feet
- Astronomical and terrestrial telescope
- Includes a height adjustable, aluminum tripod with accessory tray
- Ages 8 and up
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Have not really had a chance to use it yet - just hope the viewfinder will hold up in inclement weather.Read More
This telescope can be used for astronomy and the Earth. It was easy to assemble and has lots of features to help you find what you are looking for.Read More
This is the perfect starter telescope for a child. I purchased it for my 8 year old grandson who has expressed interst in the solar system and related subjects. I think this is an excellent choice for the money. When the time comes to up grade I will consider purchasing the same brand. I anticipate that my grandson and I will have many wonderful hours exploring our universe.Read More
Ordered this after reading on-line reviews. Son wanted a telescope and this seemed to be a good, first one for a young adult. He is using in Duluth and enjoying wondrous views over Superior. I haven't checked in with him lately -- but, he really liked this gift upon receipt. Definitely recommend.Read More
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Thank you for contacting us bluii12. The tripod is full size. Legs extend to approximately 4 feet. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
how much does the telescope weigh?
The shipping weight of the telescope is 8 pounds.
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