Tasco Novice 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Tasco Novice 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

Tasco Novice 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope

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Product Highlights

  • 50mm Refactor-Style Design
  • 600mm Focal Length, f/12 Focal Ratio
  • Manual Pan Head Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • 1.25" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • 30x and 150x Eyepieces
  • Eyepiece Moon Filter
  • 1.25" 90° Star Diagonal
  • Adjustable-Height Aluminum Tripod
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Tasco Novice overview

  • 1Description

Designed for beginner stargazers, the Novice 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope from Tasco will introduce you to astronomy by giving you a complete setup for viewing the Moon, planets, and meteor showers.

It comes with two eyepieces that provide low 30x and high 150x magnifications, with a neutral density moon filter that enhances the view of our nearest celestial neighbor and improves contrast and clarity, while offering protection for your eye when the moonlight is bright. The included 90° diagonal puts your head in a comfortable viewing position, especially when the scope is aimed high overhead. An adjustable-height aluminum tripod provides a stable platform while being able to accommodate viewers of all sizes, or if you are standing or sitting for observing. An integrated dew shield helps to prevent condensation on the outside objective lens, while blocking peripheral light from interfering with celestial observations.

Optical Performance
  • 50mm aperture is ideal for viewing the moon, bright planets, and meteor showers
  • 600mm focal length produces a high magnification potential
  • f/12 focal ratio
  • Refractor-style telescope requires very little maintenance with consistent performance over a lifetime of use
  • Anti-reflection fully multi-coated optics improve light transmission to make views brighter with accurate color representation
  • Sturdy 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser
Mount and Tripod
  • Manual alt-az yoke mount
  • Adjustable-height aluminum tripod accommodates a wide variety of users and viewing positions
Included Accessories
Eyepieces:
  • 1.25" diameter barrel
  • 20mm eyepiece yields a low 30x magnification
  • 4mm eyepiece yields high 150x magnification
Moon filter:
  • Enables safe viewing of the moon—recommended when moon is in any phase from half to full
  • Improves contrast with accurate colors
Diagonal:
  • 90° angle puts head in comfortable viewing position when scope is aimed high overhead
  • Star configuration corrects view vertically, but not horizontally, for use as a conventional spotting scope
  • 1.25" nosepiece and holder
5x24 Finderscope:
  • 5x power ensures a wide field of view for easier star-hopping navigation, and makes finding bright stars, planets, and constellations fast
  • Includes mounting bracket
UPC: 046162094136
In the Box
Tasco Novice 50mm f/12 AZ Refractor Telescope
  • 4mm Eyepiece
  • 20mm Eyepiece
  • Moon Filter
  • 5x24 Finderscope
  • 90° Star Diagonal
  • Aluminum Tripod
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Tasco Novice specs

    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 50 mm / 2"
    Focal Length 600 mm
    Focal Ratio f/12
    Focuser Single-Speed Rack-and-Pinion
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal Yes, 90 Star
    Finderscope Yes
    Mount
    Type Manual; Alt-Azimuth
    GoTo Capability None
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    Type Adjustable
    Material of Tripod Aluminum
    General
    Batteries None
    Adapter None
    GPS None
    Weight 4.0 lb / 1.8 kg (Fully Assembled)

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