View Full Version : Looking Glass Help - Paging Dawn & Dr. Skywatcher Please....

01-05-2010, 12:23 PM
Had this posted on my Facebook page this morning, thought perhaps you could give me some advice to pass along?

"Elizabeth wants a telescope for her birthday (6th!), she wants to go into space but not be an astronaut, she wants to be a Spanish teacher, any suggestions for a telescope for a 6 yr old???"

01-05-2010, 03:03 PM
hmm 6 is quite young

this is fun and inexpensive - should be able to see good detail on the moon, rings of saturn when they are better than they are at the moment and the moons of jupiter - plus its stable it its little cradle
Children's Telescopes - Skywatcher Infinity-76 Child's Telescope by OVL (http://www.opticalvision.co.uk/astronomical_telescopes/sky-watcher/toy_telescopes)

02-05-2010, 11:09 AM
Thanks mate! I'll pass the info along...

02-05-2010, 12:02 PM
It get surprisingly good reviews for a toy and is robust and easy to use - for the price its remarkable but just don't get her to expect too much