Once your child views the wonders of the cosmos through a real telescope, our guess is your family will enjoy all manner of astronomical outings. This quality telescope is perfect for observation of the night sky, as well as for viewing wildlife during the day. Telescope has a 400mm focal length, a 70mm diameter aperture, and two coated-glass optical eyepieces (20X and 40X magnification) for clear, crisp images. Includes a full-size, aluminum tripod with adjustable legs (from 14½" to 43½"), a custom, padded canvas backpack (17" x 12" x 4"), and an astronomy software CD. A family activity for all ages; can be used independently by ages 13 and up.