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If you're looking for a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct views of land and sky.
Quick and easy no-tool setup,
Permanently mounted StarPointer,
Erect image optics - Ideal for terrestrial and astronomical use,
Quick release dovetail attachment - no tool setup,
German Equatorial mount with Setting circles - to accurately locate and track sky objects,
Rugged pre-assembled tripod with 1.25" steel tube legs - Provides a rigid and stable platform,
All coated glass optics for clear, crisp images,
Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories,
“TheSkyX – First Light Edition” astronomy software with a 10,000 object database, printable sky maps and 75 enhanced images.
The AstroMaster Series produce bright, clear images of the Moon and planets. It is easy to see the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with every one of these fine instruments. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the Newtonian reflectors.
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Aperture (mm): 114 mm (4.49 in)
Focal Length: 1000 mm (39 in)
Focal Ratio: 8.77
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 20 mm (0.79 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 50 x
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 100 x
Finderscope: Built-on StarPointer
Mount Type: CG-2 Equatorial
Tripod: 1.25" steel tube legs
Highest Useful Magnification: 269 x
Lowest Useful Magnification: 16 x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.8
Resolution (Rayleigh): 1.22 arc seconds
Resolution (Dawes): 1.02 arc seconds
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye): 265 x
Apparent Field of View: 1 °
Linear Field of View (@1000 yds): 53 ft (16 m)
Optical Coatings: Aluminum
Optical Tube Length: 18 in (457 mm)
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
At the moment we can only deliver products to the addresses in the UK. The good news is that all orders of £30 or more will be delivered for free and orders below £30 will be shipped for £3.05 within 2-5 working days.