Saxon 60/600 Refractor Telescope

  • Ideal for Viewing Land and Sky Objects
  • Sturdy Aluminium Optical Tube
  • Built-in Compass
  • AZ Mount
  • 5 Years Limited Warranty
  • SKU: SXN-214101
    Stock Status: IN STOCK

    Ships Out Next Business Day

    Retail Price $211.95

    Product Description

    Saxon 60/600 Refractor Telescope

    The Saxon 606R Refractor Telescope is a compact telescope that is suitable for both land and astronomical viewing. It is a very versatile and easy to use telescope, great for all-purpose viewing.

    With the 606R, you will get a high enough power, contrast and crisp, sharp images when viewing the Moon and planets.

    An excellent option at a relatively reasonable price, the 606R is bound to impress you as a value-for money telescope, ideal for those beginning their adventures of telescope viewing.

    Additional Information
    Additional Information
    Product Weight (KG) 4
    Lens Multi-Coated Achromatic Objective Lens
    Compass Built-in compass to assist in terrestrial observations
    User Level For Kids
    Telescope Type Achromatic-Refractor
    Aperture Size 60mm
    Focal Length 600mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Highest Practical Magnification 120x
    Finderscope 5x24
    Eyepieces K20, K9 and 3X Barlow Lens
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth Mount
    Tripod Aluminium
    Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty
    Video Link No
    Customer Reviews (2)
    Very Good Service
    Overall Score
    Had no issues with the Delivery of the telescope and was happy with the price paid Review by David Scrimgeour (Posted on 6/10/2017)
    Good, very basic telescope, a little lacking in build quality in places
    Overall Score
    I bought this for my 6 year old son for his birthday. He is thrilled with it and I am actually quite impressed at the quality of images that can be obtained. If you want to examine craters on the moon then it certainly does that relatively easily. On the first night of use we could see and recognise Jupiter and make out 3 bright dots of moons which was quite impressive.
    The focus mechanism is pretty basic and the rubber outer wheel and decorative side pieces of the wheels both fell off on the first night. The finder scope is really basic and just about impossible to align with the main one so a 'point and look' approach is really about all that you can do. This is fine for the moon and bright planets but that's about it. The tripod is not too bad but the mount has slack in it so when you want to fine tune your view it is very difficult - you have to move past the point you want and let the flex in the mechanism bounce you back.
    Overall however for the money, this isn't bad at all. It is good enough to impress in terms of what you can see and it certainly impressed my 6YO without us having to worry about him damaging something far more expensive. The scope comes in a good sturdy canvas bag and contained a CD of Windows applications, some mini-posters and some other goodies.
    Review by Rob (Posted on 6/10/2017)
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