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WARNING: choking hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

About this item


  • With the 50mm aperture, you can explore the Moon’s cratered surface and see intriguing planet features like Jupiter’s Galilean moons or Saturn’s rings.
  • Two interchangeable Plössl eyepieces give you magnifications of 18x and 28.8x, both are coated non-polarized lenses.
  • Panhandle mount control allows you to smoothly move the telescope up, down and side to side.
  • Fullsize adjustable tripod.
  • Simple to assemble and easy to use.
  • National Geographic is the #1 brand in exploration


Dimensions (Overall): 52 Inches (H) x 36 Inches (W) x 36 Inches (D)

Weight: 4 Pounds

Assembly Details: Adult Assembly Required, No Tools Needed

Electronics Features: Foldable Design, Focus Knob, No Tool Set Up

CPSC Choking Hazard Warnings: Choking_hazard_small_parts

Mount Type: Altazimuth, Tripod

Includes: Tripod, Telescope Mounting Knob, Lens Cap

Lens Coating: Fully Coated

Objective Lens Size: 50 Millimeter

Optical Tube Diameter: 50 Millimeter

Optical Tube Length: 360 Millimeter

Magnification: 28

Battery: No Battery Used

Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty. To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's or supplier's warranty for this item prior to purchasing the item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869

TCIN: 76424040
UPC: 811803031715
Item Number (DPCI): 086-00-0966
Origin: Imported


This may be the perfect first telescope for your child or grandchild to foster their wonder of the universe we live in, and to give them a hands-on experience that often leads to a lifetime interest in science.
Lightweight and highly portable, the National Geographic 50mm Alt-azimuth Telescope makes it easy to explore the celestial and the terrestrial at a moment’s notice. This air-spaced double achromatic refractor has a true 50mm optical glass aperture that can reveal wonders like the intricacies of the lunar terrain or some of the brighter deep sky objects.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 16.69 inches length x 7.59 inches width x 3.74 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.51 pounds

Return details

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Guest Ratings & Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
27% would recommend
33 recommendations
length of play: 2.86 out of 5
quality: 2.61 out of 5
broad age appeal: 2.97 out of 5
ease of use: 2.79 out of 5
value: 2.71 out of 5

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