Discovery Channel 50mm Astronomical Telescope.

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Discovery Channel 50mm Astronomical Telescope.

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Feel closer to the planets with this Discovery Channel compact telescope for curious minds. Take in the wonderful craters of the moon, Jupiter's major moons and many other beautiful galaxies, stunning star clusters and dazzling nebulae.

View the moon and other planets and stars with this 30-60X magnification telescope.

Includes 2 eyepieces (16.6mm and 8.3mm)

Aluminium tripod

Erector lens, diagonal mirror

  • Size H17.5, W60.5cm.
  • For ages 8 years and over.
  • EAN: 5060062142488.


  • Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
  • Only for domestic use.
  • To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

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* Please note item 9116342 has previously been on sale at 27.99.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Discovery Channel 50mm Astronomical Telescope. 3.4 5 9 9
Doesn't work Brought for my daughter for her birthday who was very excited to use it. However after setting it up and looking at stars on a clear night, all you see is absolutely nothing but black! Doesn't focus just blurry (daytime) Daughter disappointed, going to dig out receipt and return! 04 February 2014
Excellent product, on first impressions looks a little bit flimsy but when secured to hinges does the job perfectly. Would be ideal for keeping children away from certain ares but in my case "Puppy I win!!!!" 28 January 2014
not that great its not very focused, its powerful but not focused so we returned it 23 January 2014
kyle's telescope When I gave it to my 5yr old great grandson xmas day, & asked him what he was going to do with it. I was astounded when he replied he was going to look at the stars. He has been doing just that every night since. Best thing I ever gave him. 14 January 2014
awful product wouldn't bother with it . waste of space.all blurry couldn't see anything.toke it back for a refund 14 January 2014
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Is this item for Indoors and outdoors use?

7 months ago
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Location: Birmingham
Age: 18 to 24
Gender: Female
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7 months ago

Yes, the Discovery Channel 50mm Astronomical Telescope can be used indoors and outdoors.

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Amy @ Argos
Location: Acton Gate
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8 months ago
I wish to view Jupiter and Saturn, and it would be preferable if they were clear and quite close up. Is the telescope for the job?
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Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Age: 18 to 24
Gender: Male
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7 months ago
Hello there,

After passing your question on to the supplier I have had this response:
"Due to the limited strength of the telescope you are referring to it would not be possible to see them clear and close up. They would appear using the telescope but not in the clarity you would prefer unfortunately."

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