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My First Lab Stargazer Telescope - Amazon Exclusive
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- Featuring high quality glass optics and comes with 9mm and 20mm eyepieces and a 2x barlow lens, which allows for 45x, 90x, 100x and 150x magnification
- Heavy duty tripod base, with 1.25" steel tripod legs, for ultimate stability, as well as an accessory plate which mounts on to the base
- Dovetail bar tube attachment, with quick release feature
- AZ45 mount with large handle
- Amazon exclusive item
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CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Gaze at celestial bodies and planets with the My First Lab Stargazer Telescope. Ideal for the budding astronomer in your family, the Stargazer features heavy-duty components, high-quality glass optics, and two eyepieces. Recommended for children of any age, the Stargazer offers everything needed for night-sky observations.
Explore the Night Sky
With a little practice, the My First Lab Stargazer Telescope will have your child enjoying the wonders of the night sky. Depending on your location and weather, celestial bodies, stars, and planets can all be viewed using the Stargazer. The included setup guide contains helpful instructions for finding celestial objects.
Easy to Set Up and Use
After a relatively quick and simple setup process, the Stargazer is ready for use. The telescope easily swivels up and down and side to side, providing a wide range of viewing angles.
Start out by targeting objects with the Stargazer's attached finder scope and then fine-tune the focus and alignment while viewing through the primary eyepiece. The adjustable tripod makes it easy to match the height of each viewer.
Some adult assistance may be needed to set up and move the telescope.
Includes Everything You Need
The telescope is well built and sits steadily on the heavy-duty tripod base. It comes with 9mm and 20mm eyepieces and a 2x Barlow lens, which allows for 45x, 90x, 100x, and up to roughly 150x magnification.
Store eyepieces and lenses while they are not in use on the included accessory plate that attaches to the tripod.
What's in the Box
Telescope, 9mm eyepiece, 20mm eyepiece, 2x Barlow lens, AZ45 mount with large handle, tripod with steel base, dovetail bar tube attachment with quick-release feature, and accessory plate.
At a Glance:
- High-quality glass optics
- Heavy-duty tripod base
- 9mm and 20mm eyepieces with 2x Barlow lens
- Up to roughly 150x magnification
- Quick and easy setup
- Adult assembly
From the Manufacturer
Top Customer Reviews
I had read the reviews of this product, which inspired me to buy it. I'm not very experienced with setting up a telescope, but it seems pretty easy to do from what I had read. Wrong. Firstly, the 'manual' it comes with gives little step by step instruction and even less information about using for the first time. It basically assumes that you have some experience with astronomy and using a telescope.
I set it up properly, but can't seem to get get anything out of the main lens. The finder lens is fine, but there is nothing about using the main lens, or the other power lenses it comes with. The manual itself has no contact information or troubleshooting from the company. After looking up 'My First Lab', I found that they make this telescope exclusively for Amazon. I called the company in VA, but the woman said that no one was there to help me out. She also took my information, saying someone would either e mail or call me back. No one did.
I contacted Amazon customer support, only to find out the exact same information. They said they would be more than happy to replace the telescope, and I did this, expecting that maybe the packaging would be a bit different and I would get a better manual the next time. This was not the case, as I got the exact same thing again. So I set it up and then attempted to look through the main lens. Same thing.
I called Amazon yesterday, only to have the exact same scenario play out. As I explained to the representative I spoke to, it does not seem to be a problem with the product itself. For me, it's more of a support issue with the manufacturer. I think the facility in VA is just a shipping warehouse, the actual company is in China.Read more ›
This was a great find. Though we've only used it a few times, it gathers quite a bit of light and gives a pretty good view of other planets and a fantastic picture of the moon. The two eyepieces it comes with give you a good range of magnification and the included Barlow lens extends that even further. The tripod is nice a sturdy and gives a fair bit of height adjustability.
My only complaint here is with the mount. Quite often when the telescope is pointed at the desired object, tightening up the mount causes it to shift. This means you have to readjust and try to hold the telescope in place while re-tightening the mount. For the price, I don't expect a super high quality mount, but if the little one continues with here interest in Astronomy, we'll definitely be investing in a telescope with a good equatorial mount in the future.
This telescope seems to be sturdily made. The mount is sturdy, and the aiming mechanism works very smoothly.
We think this is a good value for a beginner telescope.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
While the telescope was purchased for Christmas as a "first telescope" for my grandsons, it really isn't a good choice for novices. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Sheree Weldon Fugate
well there is one bad thing, i ordered a stargazer & at the price i just
new it must be a toy & i could use it to watch the harbor boats i NOPE
when they say... Read more
My daughters love this telescope and it works week. Made very solid.Published 3 months ago by Blanca
Did not have the prism when we set it to use when it was warm weather. So it is unusable!Published 4 months ago by anna
My 5 year old nephew loves this telescope. I gave it to him for his 5th birthday.Published 5 months ago by Diane Rankin
It was a gift to my grandson for his 6 years birthday.He found it enjoyable to discover the stars of the sky and the moon mirrorsPublished 11 months ago by MOTY LIVNE
Not easy to use. i bought this for my kids and it turned out the biggest disappointment. No clear instructions as to its use. Read morePublished 15 months ago by NaQuash