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Family Stargazer Telescope

$159.95

Price: $159.95

Item#:2001485

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Our newest telescope is engineered to be easy to use and is an excellent choice for those seeking their first close-up look at the wonders of both nature and the universe. As your knowledge of astronomy grows, this scope has the features to grow with you.

  • It’s equipped with two high-contrast 1 1/4" eyepieces (26 mm and 9.7 mm) and a powerful 1.5 Barlow lens, giving you four magnification powers to choose from (25X, 40X, 72X, and 108X).
  • Change telescope power by simply changing the eyepiece and/or using the Barlow lens.
  • Equipped with slow-motion controls, making it exceptionally easy to use for astronomical viewing.
  • Includes software (PC only) featuring a 10,000-object database and a planisphere.
  • A red-dot viewfinder helps you easily locate the objects you want to view.
  • The 60-mm fully coated objective lens with high transmission coatings offers superior light-gathering and renders images with enhanced brightness and clarity.
  • Makes coarse and fine adjustments in both vertical and horizontal directions.


$10.00 will be added to your shipping cost.


Not available for shipment to Russia.


27"W x 32"L. Tripod adjustable from 24" to 41"H. 5 lbs.


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Family Stargazer Telescope
 
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1.0

Run don't walk if you have a choice

By Do a favor look for somewhere else

from Florida

Pros

    Cons

    • Cd Resource Is Poor
    • Cd Ws Has Malicious Bugs
    • Poor Documentation
    • Poor Performance

    Best Uses

    • Upset A Family Member

    Comments about Family Stargazer Telescope:

    An example of what not to buy or gift. No documentation and malicious software when trying to use CD. Thanks for the two days I had to run anti-malware, virus protection and ad aware to get rid of when all I wanted to do was find out about the 10,000 object data base that never came up and how to properly assemble the lenses it comes with. Great red pointer for the 20 or so feet it points at in the dark! Don't try to keep it stable in one to see the night sky.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Everything JRCR said

    By Bob Youruncle

    from Santa Fe

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor quality workmanship
      • Poor Setup Support

      Best Uses

        Comments about Family Stargazer Telescope:

        This was a gift to my kids from their grandparents. It was a pain to set up due to the lack of adequate instructions. We are still trying to use it for the first time as we are not sure it's correctly set up. Once it is assembled, the slightest touch changes the orientation of the scope. Not worth the time or money.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (66 of 70 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Stargazer Telescope

        By JRCR

        from NY, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Lacks Set Up Support
          • Lacks User Support
          • Part Malfunction
          • Poor quality workmanship

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            Comments about Family Stargazer Telescope:

            The telescope was a gift. I did not know what to look for in a beginner telescope so I purchased the Family Stargazer as it was affiliated with National Geographic and I believed this would give some assurance of quality. The set up and user manual provided was insufficient to get one started. The CD included only referenced a website to use and did not provide any useful information directly related to the telescope.
            The knob for purposes of stabilizing the telescope was not working so the telescope continued to move while in use. I was disappointed for myself as well as NG, as I believe that this is not consistent with the quality of merchandise NG represents. I have since purchased a different beginner telescope at the same price and find it to be of superior workmanship. Setup and use instructions were also more detailed.

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