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Product Description

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

This Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope is great for the young astronomer looking to explore the skies above. You can discover the Moon, Planets and many more celestial sites.

Sold only at Toys'R'Us, Edu Science educates you in the science of saving money by providing quality telescopes, microscopes, chemistry and science kits for kids that are fun! By offering a wide array of value-driven learning and educational science toys, with Edu Science you don't need grant money to set up your own science lab. Whether you want to explore all of the natural sciences or focus on Botany, Astronomy, Chemistry or even alternative energy, Edu Science has a science kit for you exclusively at Toys'R'Us.

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Features

  • View objects at 26.9x or 72x magnification
  • Refractor technology makes the telescope simple for aspiring astronomers to operate
  • Optic Tube Length: 30 inches; Tripod Height: 43 inches (fully extended)
  • Sturdy aluminum tripod comes pre-assembled and ready for use
  • Includes a telescope, a full-length tripod, 2 precision eyepieces, a star chart, educational software, and an instruction manual

Additional Info

700993

DD60BCD5

812257012992

5F5F60C

9.2 pounds

32.4 x 10.7 x 7.3

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Average Customer Rating:

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Toys R Us 1001325Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope
 
2.7

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (23)

51%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Easy to assemble (15)
  • High quality (9)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Lasting fun (6)

Cons

  • Unstable (13)
  • Difficult to focus (8)
  • Difficult to use (8)
  • Flimsy (8)
  • Poor lens quality (7)

Best Uses

  • Outside (11)
  • Astronomy (10)
  • Home (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (22), Casual/ recreational (15), Education oriented (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (36), No (12)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

needs tweaks out of box, not bad.

My son received this as a birthday present. Out of the box the elevation adjustment appeared to be broken (felt like stripped gears, wouldn't stay in place), which appears to be a...Read complete review

My son received this as a birthday present. Out of the box the elevation adjustment appeared to be broken (felt like stripped gears, wouldn't stay in place), which appears to be a common problem. However, after disassembling the mechanism, all the components were loose and needed to be tightened. A few turns here and there with screwdrivers and an Allen wrench, and it was remedied. The adjustments also seemed to get smoother with more use. Once the red dot scope was dialed in, it was surprisingly accurate. Finer adjustments through the big scope were mostly a matter of fudging here and there. I think this scope is great for what it is. I'm not into astronomy. It's a cool hobby, but I'm not willing to invest in quality equipment. That being said, this unit was good enough for me, my son, and a few adults to say "WOW!" looking at the moon during a cub scout meeting. Not a precision instrument, but good enough for casual use.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Very disappointing.

I bought this telescope for my science-loving brother's ninth birthday present. We were both really excited when it was opened. We read through the very confusing instructions and put it together. We went...Read complete review

I bought this telescope for my science-loving brother's ninth birthday present. We were both really excited when it was opened. We read through the very confusing instructions and put it together. We went outside when it got dark only to get incredibly disappointed. The telescope's images were very blurry and we couldn't see much out of it. We brought it back inside and read through the instructions again, but my brother told me to go ahead and return it for another model, which I did. Also, the telescope tripod was okay, though it suddenly slid down as we were transporting it. The telescope was plastic, and I feared that if it was bumped into and fell, it wouldn't stand a chance.

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5.0

Way better than I had

By Starman

from Denver, CO

About Me Parent

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Assemble
  • Easy To Use
  • High Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outside
    • Travel

    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

    TRU might be doing something new with this product, because assembly was super easy. The sight just snaps on the main tube, which is already attached to the mounting bracket. After sliding it onto the tripod, the telescope is ready to go! The 26x lens is very crisp, plus you get a 72x to swap out. The user photos of the moon are really how detailed it looks in this telescope. The included star chart is baffling, though, and I haven't tried the software yet. I can imagine young users get bored if they're not given something other than stars to look at, so prepare. My kid enjoyed using it with me just like I shared a telescope with my dad. Nice quality for the price.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Star Gazer

    By Doodle's Meemaw

    from North Carolina

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Assemble
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

      Purchased this item for my 7 yr. old grandson. He expressed an interest in science and we hope it will interest him enough to not play video games all the time. Unfortunately it is having to stay at our house due to space at his home so I only hope he gets to use it as much as I would like for him to!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      Broke first day out of the box

      By mom of 3

      from nj

      About Me Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

          We bough this for my 9 Y son for christmas whg has a budding interest in astronomy & the stand broke the very first day- the stand and the attachment to the actual scope cracked and of course they don't sell replacement parts . would definitely not recommend!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Very nice

          By MM the best aunt

          from Redwood city, CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • High Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

            My nephew will use it for learning silence

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            LOVE IT!

            By Isaiahs Mom

            from Charleston, WV

            About Me Parent

            Pros

            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy To Use
            • High Quality
            • Lasting Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outside

              Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

              I bought this for a my son for Christmas, and I found the telescope to be extremely easy to assemble, and it works perfect! I used the telescope to take some shots of the moon tonight, and was very impressed! I would purchase again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not a good buy!

              By Linda

              from LaBelle, FL

              About Me Parent

              Pros

                Cons

                • Flimsy
                • Poor quality

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

                  My daughter got this for Christmas and it is a piece of garbage. What a waste!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astron

                  By rasbo

                  from semmes, ala

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Assemble
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High Quality
                  • Lasting Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outside

                    Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

                    Christmas gift for my grandson, he enjoys looking at the stars and other celestial bodies. He has had a ball with the scope and I expect that he will learn and enjoy the scope for a long time. The scope needs a stronger tripod.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    Stellar scope

                    By Teach and learn

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Education Oriented, Educator, Parent

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Assemble
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lasting Fun

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Outside

                      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

                      Great telescope for the new stargazer

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Product

                      By Dapper Don

                      from brooklyn, ny

                      About Me Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Assemble

                      Cons

                      • great

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Outside

                      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

                      Purchased this product for my 7 year old for christmas. When she opened it up she was excited to see that santa got bought her the star gazer she wanted. She was amazed at how many stars and things she could see.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      1.0

                      product stinks

                      By den mother michelle

                      from holtsville,ny

                      About Me A Den Mother, Parent, Was A Girl Scout

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Assemble

                      Cons

                      • Flimsy
                      • Lifeless
                      • No Focus

                      Best Uses

                      • None

                      Comments about Toys R Us 1001325 Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope:

                      we gave to my son as a christmas present. does not focus can't see anything out of it. and the scope wont stay put on top of tri pod. easy to put together but pointless if it doesnt work. going to return it and get a better quality one that actually works

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                      • Yes

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