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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

7.9 pounds

31.7 x 9.9 x 6.3

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Average Customer Rating:

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Toys R Us 1001325Edu Science Astro Gazer 700 Young Astronomer's Refractor Telescope
 
2.4

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (20)

43%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Easy to assemble (6)
  • Promotes learning (5)
  • Compact (4)

Cons

  • Unstable (13)
  • Difficult to focus (8)
  • Difficult to use (8)
  • Poor lens quality (7)
  • Does not work well (5)

Best Uses

  • Astronomy (10)
  • Home (6)
  • Outside (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (15), Parent (15), Education oriented (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (29), No (8)

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

 

not very good for the price

could not see anything in the daylight, saw a simliar model in another store a a lot lower price and the dvd shows a lot of accessorys lens, filters., carrying case that were...Read complete review

could not see anything in the daylight, saw a simliar model in another store a a lot lower price and the dvd shows a lot of accessorys lens, filters., carrying case that were not in my box? My son was not happy with it at all. i am returning it to the store

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4.0

"Give me the Moon and Stars"

By May multitasking mamaw

from Brandon Ms

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Star Guide Too Small

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Stimulate Space Interest

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

    The telescope was easy to assemble, only 2-3 steps. It took less than 15 minutes to put it together and have it in place ... waiting for night to fall. My grandson is now an expert on the solar system and requires everyone to take a short quiz after he gives a mini lecture. Yes, it has stimulated his interest and kept all involved on our toes. We had to look up all the dates for eclipse in 2015. It is a product that young astronomers will enjoy.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    stars

    By Liz

    from georgia

    About Me Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective Demonstration
    • Fun
    • Interactive
    • Promotes Learning

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Home
      • Office
      • School

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

      My daughter is in love. Everynight she is outside watching the stars.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      Very disappointing.

      By Emmanuel's Sister

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Sibling

      Pros

      • Promotes Learning

      Cons

      • Does Not Work Well
      • Flimsy
      • Inaccurate
      • Poor Demonstration

      Best Uses

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

        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.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Terrible telescope

        By mom of 11 yr old

        from Philadelphia pa

        Pros

          Cons

          • Does Not Work Well
          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

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

            Terrible - can't see anything

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            needs tweaks out of box, not bad.

            By Josh

            from Denver, CO

            About Me Parent

            Pros

            • Cheap
            • Effective Demonstration
            • Fun
            • Promotes Learning
            • Relatively Cheap

            Cons

            • Does Not Work Well
            • Inaccurate

            Best Uses

            • Casual
            • Young Children

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

            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.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Great for Beginners!!

            By Iamthemotu

            from Gainesville, FL

            About Me Hobbyist, Parent, Student, Teacher

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fun
            • Interactive
            • Promotes Learning

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • School

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

              It's a great telescope right out of the box. I would recommend this to anyone with a child interested in astronomy.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

               
              1.0

              Save your money. Better options out ther

              By DrBundy

              from New Orleans, LA

              About Me Hobbyist, Parent, Teacher

              Pros

                Cons

                • Does Not Work Well
                • Flimsy
                • Inaccurate

                Best Uses

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

                  It's a great big universe out there, and you won't be able to see much of it with this telescope. Cheap, cheap, cheap build quality. Gears are stripped, nothing is as precise as it needs to be. About the best you can hope for is a good look at the moon, but it'll take you forever and a day to get it in focus. For this amount of money or just slightly more there are dozens of "beginner" telescopes out there made of much better material and of much better quality. We returned to Toys R Us and bought a better one elsewhere.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Too much whiz and not enough bang!

                  By Monica

                  from Bronx, NY

                  About Me Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Demonstration
                  • Promotes Learning

                  Cons

                  • Does Not Work Well
                  • Inaccurate
                  • Poor Demonstration

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

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

                  Unsatisfied

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Poor quality but you can fix it

                  By Daniel

                  from Canada

                  About Me Parent

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                        It is a poor design, especially the tilt adjustment and locking mechanism. BUT YOU CAN FIX IT. The tilt mechanism can feel as though the gears stripped causing it not to lock. You can fix it by opening the gear case to REALIGN the first gear's post. It turns-out that this post is eccentric. When you turn it, you can reduce the gear to gear center-line distance thereby ensuring proper gear meshing. Then lock that post in position using the hex socket screw. You may need to use lock-tite if this screw and post get loose again. When these gets loose, the centerline-to-centerline distance increases again and the gears feel srtipped but they are not necessarily stripped.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        Comment on this review

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        I love it

                        By Khris

                        from OH

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                              Easy to use

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              Comment on this review

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