Beginners · Camera Adaptable · Altazimuth Mount · Refractor · With Finderscope
Bring the outdoors into your home with this handsome and unique natural Wood Grain finish Telescope from Galileo. The Wood Grain finish is on both the telescope tube as well as the tripod for a complete natural look of the outdoors. Perfect accessory for any Home and Office environment and a perfect Gift for the Sportsman/Nature enthusiast! The Galileo SS-G860WG Refractor Telescope and Galileo G-SPA Smartphone adapter kit lets you use the camera feature on your smartphone to take pictures or video through the optics of your telescope, or use your smartphone to assist navigating your telescope view to your celestial object of interest. Finding your target is easy with the Altitude Azimuth yoke mount. It’s simple to use up and down, left and right movement is great for beginners and casual star gazers alike. Terrestrial viewing is extremely easy due to the included 45° erect image prism which produces a totally erect image. The Mount features a slow motion altitude adjustment rod for precision adjustments and is attached to a very sturdy, fully adjustable, pre-assembled metal tripod with retractable rubber feet. The telescope’s optical tube assembly is finished out with a large 1¼′′ format focuser. The Galileo SS-G860WG optical tube assembly features an 800mm focal length. The objective lens is a 60mm two element achromat (color correct crown & flint) air spaced objective lens. The tube itself is aluminum, painted flat black internally, and fully baffled for excellent visual and CCD imaging. The objective is fully multi-coated and has a resolving power of 1.61 arc seconds. The optical tube assembly is diffraction limited at λ4 (1/4 wave in Sodium light). The finderscope is Galileo’s Mars’ Eye electronic Finderscope which helps by getting the observer behind the telescope without losing the surrounding field of view when targeting objects. Included with the SS-G860WG are a 1¼′′6mm, and 1¼′′20mm eyepiece.