If you are trying to find a dual-purpose telescope appropriate for both terrestrial and celestial viewing, then the AstroMaster Series is right for you. Each AstroMaster model is capable of giving correct perspectives of property and sky. It's easy to observe the moons of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn with all of those fine instruments. For opinions of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we urge the bigger aperture and light collecting capacity of the Newtonian reflectors.
Even the AstroMaster 114 is just a modified design. Employing a brief focal length primary mirror and built-in corrector lens, the AstroMaster 114 has an effective focal length of 40 inches (1000mm) in a tube only 18 inches long. Both eyepieces provide images that are pleasingly sharp. The 20mm eyepiece (50x magnification) nicely frames the Moon, and daylight pictures are sharp with lots of contrast. Even the 10mm eyepiece (100x magnification) does a nice job zooming in on lunar craters or over the planets. With the 10mm eyepiece or together with my own 6mm eyepiece (166x) I could certainly focus in on Saturn's rings and pick up details just such as the shadow cast by the rings on the planet.
The package contains a fresh version of Celestron's CG-2 equatorial mount with a stainless steel tripod. 2 eyepieces are contained, the 20mm eyepiece is a erect-image design with 50x magnification and the 10mm eyepiece produces 100x magnification. Even the AstroMaster 114 EQ also offers a builtin red dot finder, fully illustrated instructions, and also easy no-tool installation. The package also has a student version of"The Sky" astronomy computer software to assist you find planets and stars.