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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:

Optical Design:  Refractor
Optical Diameter:  2.4" (60mm)
Focal Length:  27.6" (700mm)
Focal Ratio:  f/11.6
Maximum Useful Magnification:  120x
Mount Type:  Altazimuth
Eyepiece Barrel:  0.96"
Finderscope:  5x20 Straight finderscope
Tripod:  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

Package Contents:

  • Swift 60mm Achromatic Refractor Telescope #862R
  • 4mm (225x), 12mm (75x) & 20mm (45x) Eyepieces (0.96")
  • 5x20 Finderscope
  • 1.5x Erecting Prism (0.96")
  • 3x Barlow Lens (0.96")
  • 90° Erect Image Diagonal (0.96")
  • Moon Filter and Sun Projection Screen
  • Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty