Stargazing is a wonderful fascination anytime and for anyone who craves better knowledge of the celestial world above. For children this is even a greater fun time and thing to be involved in. Making this time worth it for them is the joy of any parent. But very many parents are unaware that there are categories and ranges of telescopes.
A Binocular can gaze stars but will not give perfect pictorial quality like the Reflector telescope. No.
Children between the ages of 4 – 8 years old can almost manipulate any such equipment with their hands when the equipment is stationed in one spot, but will not be able to move it around, if the weight and length are beyond his age.
So generally speaking – the Weight, the length and the size of a telescope are a major factor when buying telescope for kids. Some telescopes are used for land and night, why some are not. The cost of the telescope is also another factor; the more expensive they are the more functions they can perform.But technically, what to look out for when seeking to purchase a good telescope is first and foremost, the Aperture, the Reflector and Refractor,the magnification and lastly its Accessories.