Perfect for the young scientists learning to use a telescope for the first time. Telescope has 42mm diameter objective lens with 20x to 40x magnification (meaning it sees objects 20-40x bigger) Easy to use, focus and adjust. Can be handheld for ease of use. Or attach to the tripod to give a steady image. Great for looking at scenery and wildlife or at the starry skies. Includes dust caps for safe storage.