Rock the universe with sights of the deep sky using the extra-low dispersion (ED) glass. Your high-contrast views are virtually chromatic aberration-free. Sights of Saturn's rings will keep you on your toes but it's sights like the Pinwheel Galaxy that will take your breath away. For an affordable scope that will last through the years, this is a great choice.
For serious microscopy work, look no further than the saxon RBT Researcher Biological Microscope. This beast of a microscope features a trinocular head, four objectives of 4X, 10X, 40X and 100X, individual eyepiece focusing, double-layered mechanical stage and coaxial coarse/fine controls to make it easy to operate the stage when you're viewing your object through the eyepiece. This microscope promises versatility and durability for use at work, school or home.