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Swift 60mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 862R
Swift 60mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope - 862R is an entry-level refractor telescope due to its small front element diameter & 0.96" eyepiece size, but is nonetheless perfect for viewing the moon, larger planets and the stars. It has an equatorial-type mount, which is unlike altazimuth mounts because it tracks objects in the sky as they move(in semicircular motions).
Specifications for Swift 862R 60mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope:
Maximum Useful Magnification:
5x20 Straight finderscope
2-Section aluminum tripod
Features of Swift 862R 60mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope:
Refractors are astronomy's sharpest optics, bending light once for less degradation
Images are resolved rightside up and laterally reversed(included diagonal corrects this in exchange for slight loss of light)
Included 3x Barlow lens effectively triples the magnification of any lens in use
Included moon filter withholds excessive light for better observing