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Telescope for children

Postby luvd13too on Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:35 am

I want to buy a telescope for a young boy (9) years old. I want a fairly inexpensive one, but good quality, and worth looking through. Can you give me any advice on what to buy?

Thank You, Kathy Reese

Postby on Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:04 pm


Thank you for your interest in
The first thing you should do is visit our professional advice section,, there you will find some useful information on telescopes further helping you in finding something for the child.
When you are done with that here are a few nice and inexpensive telescopes you can look at. The Tasco 900x60mm Galaxsee Refractor Telescope,, and the not as powerful Bushnell 470x60mm Voyager™ Zoom Refractor Telescope, ... yager.html.
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