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Tasco 402x60 Refractor Telescope with 1200x Microscope

Item# BUP695
 
4.5

(46 Ratings)

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  • Ideal for younger children with interest in science
  • 60mm refractor telescope and 1200x microscope
  • 2x Barlow lens and finderscope
  • 35x terrestrial-viewing eyepiece
  • Includes 19-piece microscope accessory kit
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What's Included?

Telescope, Microscope, Tripod, Accessory Tray, 19 Piece Microscope Accessory Kit

Description

 

Let your kids familiarize themselves with the too-often-unseen world around you! This refractor telescope and 1200x microscope set will open their eyes to the very large and distant objects in the heavens, as well as the very small and near objects that comprise the world we live in.

 

The included refractor telescope offers a user-friendly design and enough power to get acquainted with the night sky. A 2x Barlow lens, finderscope, and full-size tripod are included to help put stars and heavenly bodies in clear view. Since we also throw in a 35x land-viewing eyepiece, you'll still get plenty of use during daylight hours as you observe landscapes, nature, and more.

 

The microscope boasts a magnification power of up to 1200x, so you can get an up-close-and-personal view of just about anything you can place on a slide. Speaking of slides, you'll get some of those along with slide covers, dyes, and other essentials in the included 19-piece accessory kit.

 

At such an attractive price point, this affordable telescope and microscope package is a sound investment for kids curious about biology, astronomy, or science in general. A terrific way to give children a head start, or for curious minds of any age!

 

Telescope

 

  • 100x magnification
  • 60mm objective lens
  • 2x Barlow Lens
  • 2x Finderscope
  • 35x Land Viewing Eyepiece
  • Full Size Aluminum Tripod
  • Accessory Tray

 

Microscope

 

  • 1,200x magnification
  • 19 piece accessory kit

Supplier Sku:
30060402CM
Shipping Restrictions:
Ships to most international destinations, APOs, and FPOs.

Dimensions & Specifications

Recommended Usage

Viewing the Moon , Viewing the Planets

Features

Alt-Az Mount

Brand

Tasco

Optical Design

Refractor

Aperture

60mm

Focal Length

402mm

User Level

For Kids , For the Beginner

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Customer Reviews

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4.5

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Accurate (22)
  • Quality lenses (18)
  • Lightweight (17)
  • Strong construction (17)

Cons

  • Difficult to focus (4)

Best Uses

  • Astronomy (33)
  • Bird watching (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (41)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (35), No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This was an AWESOME experience!

We bought this set for our 8 year old son who is getting interested in space and the planets. He loves his new telescope and he loves the microscope just as much! He and...Read complete review

We bought this set for our 8 year old son who is getting interested in space and the planets. He loves his new telescope and he loves the microscope just as much! He and dad have already looked at several "gross" things and are loving every minute. We haven't got to spend much time with the telescope yet (just too cold at night) but what we have done has been fairly simple. My sone just has a little bit of a hard time focusing it himself. But overall we LOVE this product! (espcially for the price)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good Deal for the money

I bought this as a starter for my grandsons. The quality is not there but I new that when I bought it.If they catch on to astronomy,we'll get something better. They were excited...Read complete review

I bought this as a starter for my grandsons. The quality is not there but I new that when I bought it.If they catch on to astronomy,we'll get something better. They were excited to see the moon and Jupiter in this scope and I admit it wasn't too bad.Not bad for the money.As a starter,I would recommend it.
The microscope was kind of cool. Once again,for the money it was ok.The kids loved it and that was what I hoped for.

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4.0

as advertised

By Anjuli

from Texas

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Good scope, good deal

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        REVIEW

        By Jane

        from SWANVILLE,ME

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Difficult To Focus
        • Difficult to Use

        Best Uses

          NOT HAVING GOOD LUCK WITH IT. HARD TO FOCUS.
          WANTED IT FOR WATCHING WILD LIFE, WENT BACK TO BINOCULAR

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Tasco Telesope

          By Marilyn S

          from LAKE OZARK,MO

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy
            • Bird Watching

            Wonderful, My grandson will enjoy. Great buy

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            :)

            By Teresa

            from SULPHUR,LA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy
              • Bird Watching
              • Travel

              This is just what I was looking for at a great price.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Poor Quality and Defective

              By Shahruz

              from arlington MA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult To Focus
                • Difficult to Use
                • Poor Lens Quality

                Best Uses

                • Bird Watching

                The telescope looks like you would buy it a toy store. Not worth the price at ala.

                The microscope did not work. The light does not come on.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Customer Q & A

                Q1: Can I use the telescope to watch animals, or people?

                A: You sure can!  This telescope comes with a 35x land viewing eyepiece that can be used for terrestrial viewing.

                Q2: Does the microscope come with any blank slides so we can make our own?

                A: Yes, this comes with several blank slides and covers.

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