The M49 Spotting Scope, also known as the M49 Observation Telescope, is a multipurpose scope system used primarily for long range marksmanship, artillery and general observation purposes. The M49 is a fixed 20-power telescope with an eyepiece focus. It has a field of view of 2 degrees and an exit pupil diameter of 0.108 inches. The M49 is an erect image instrument that is magnified by the lenses in the eyepiece. The M49 does not have an adjustable sunshade; however, the front end of the body tube extends approximately three-quarters of an inch beyond the objective providing a permanent sunshade. The telescope is focused by turning the knurled focusing sleeve. The brass label on the M49 Telescope OBS reads: Telescope OBS M49 Stock Number: 7578445 Serial Number: 17804
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|Length||14 ½ in|
|Field of view||2 degrees 12 minutes|
|M49 Observation Telescope|
|M164 Carrying Case (scope)|