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A telescope for doing amateur astronomy. It's a relaxing hobby for a certain kind of person. Can only be used outdoors.
- 7.5 kg
- 1 ˣ 1
- 120% Telescope study
- Cover Effectiveness
While the description states that it must be placed "outside", a telescope can be placed on any unroofed tile. Indeed, a colonist using one placed inside an impressive room will gain the "impressive rec room" thought. Only the telescope tile itself needs to be unroofed; the interaction tile can remain roofed.
Colonists using a telescope will gain a small amount of Intellectual skill. A chair placed on the interaction tile will provide a colonist using it comfort.
A telescope is a useful item to obtain if you need to increase recreational variety. While all telescopes only have 100% recreational power, they provide a unique Recreation "study" type that cannot be obtained from any other item.
Despite being uncraftable, there is a partial recipe defined for the telescope in the game files. Namely, 50 steel and 1 component. It is possible this is used to calculate the amount deconstruction returns, or it may simply be cut content.
- 0.10.785 - Added with the addition of Joy