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With a telescope fit for an amateur astronomer, your kid is in for hours of out-of-this-world entertainment. Find below our three favorites.

Starter pick: Emarth Interstellar Telescope for Kids

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With a small tripod, carrying case, and viewfinder scope, this lightweight telescope simply constructed and easily assembled. It’s just right for kids to learn how to use lenses to see features of the night sky—like craters on the moon—in way greater detail.

Easy to transport: 70mm Aperture 400mm AZ Mount Astronomical Refractor Telescope

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This beginners’ telescope comes with a smartphone eyepiece adapter so your kids can take photos to show their friends. Plus, it’s good for taking a better look at nearby wildlife. It comes with a travel case, which makes it easy to take along camping.

Budget pick: MaxUSee Kids Telescope 400x40mm with Tripod & Finder Scope

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The maps of the moon and stars are a big hit with kids, and adults will love the price. With easy assembly and included moon filter, your beginner will be counting the minutes until nightfall.