Telescopes

Our team of experts have contributed their reviews of the telescopes that they have either owned or used at least once. We’re proud of the reviews that we host and we try our best to cover all kind of telescopes. Below, you’ll find telescopes listed based on their ratings. 

Excellent Choices (4.5+ Stars)

Orion 10033 FunScope 76mm TableTop Reflector Telescope Moon Kit (Blue)

Orion FunScope 76mm

$66.99

4.5/5
Zhumell Z100 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope

Zhumell Z100

$99.99

4.5/5
Meade Instruments LightBridge Mini 114 Telescope, White (203002)

Meade LightBridge Mini 114

from $51.87

4.9/5
Meade Instruments 209005 Infinity 90mm AZ Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 90AZ

$160.12

4.5/5
Orion StarBlast II 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope

Orion StarBlast II

$189.99

4.5/5
Meade Instruments 209006 Infinity 102mm AZ Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 102AZ

$187.49

4.5/5
Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

Orion SkyQuest XT4.5

$249.99

4.5/5
SkyWatcher S11600 Traditional Dobsonian 6-Inch (White)

SkyWatcher 6” Dob

$299.00

4.9/5
Celestron Astro Fi 130 Wireless Reflecting Telescope, Black (22203)

Celestron Astro-Fi 130

$349.00

4.5/5
SkyWatcher S11610 Traditional Dobsonian 8-Inch (White)

SkyWatcher 8" Dob

$410.00

4.9/5
Orion 9825 Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

Orion Apex 127mm

$389.99

4.5/5
Orion 8945 SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

Orion SkyQuest XT8

$399.99

4.5/5
Orion 9827 AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope

Orion AstroView 6

$449.99

4.5/5
Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope

Zhumell Z8

from $699.99

4.9/5
Celestron Omni XLT 120 Reflector Telescope

Celestron Omni XLT 120

from $469.00

4.5/5
Celestron Omni XLT 150 Telescope

Celestron Omni XLT 150

$499.00

4.5/5
Orion 9895 ED80 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope

Orion ED80

$449.99

4.5/5
Sky-Watcher ProED 80mm Doublet APO Refractor Telescope

Sky-Watcher ProED 80mm

$659.00

4.9/5
Orion 8946 SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

Orion SkyQuest XT10

$629.99

4.5/5
Explore Scientific AR102 102mm Air-Spaced Doublet Achromat Refractor, 663mm f/6.5, 1.14 arcsec, 2' 2-Speed Focuser, 8x50 Straight-Thru Finderscope

Explore Scientific AR102

$499.99

4.5/5
Zhumell Z12 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope

Zhumell Z12

$879.99

4.5/5
Celestron C-8 A StarBright XLT 8-inch Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly

Celestron C8 XLT

$895.00

5/5
Celestron - NexStar 8SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 8-Inch Primary Mirror

Celestron NexStar 8SE

$1,199.00

4.5/5
Celestron 91027XLT Schmidt-Cassegrain C9.25'- A XLT (CGE) Optical Tube Assembly

Celestron C9.25 XLT

$1,249.00

4.9/5
Explore Scientific ED127 Essential Edition ES-ED127075-03

Explore Scientific 127ED

$1,699.99

4.9/5
Celestron C11-A Schmidt-Cassegrain OTA

Celestron C11 XLT

$1,799.00

4.8/5

Acceptable Choices (3.7+ Stars)

Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope

Celestron 21024 FirstScope

$48.99

3.8/5
Meade Instruments Infinity 70mm AZ Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 70AZ

$74.99

4/5
Celestron - AstroMaster 76EQ Newtonian Telescope - Reflector Telescope for Beginners - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Adjustable-Height Tripod - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron Astromaster 76EQ

$118.30

4/5
Celestron - PowerSeeker 70EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - BONUS Astronomy Software Package - 70mm Aperture

Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ

$108.43

3.8/5
Celestron - PowerSeeker 80EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - BONUS Astronomy Software Package - 80mm Aperture

Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ

$128.87

3.8/5
Meade Instruments  209004 Infinity 80mm AZ Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 80AZ

$149.00

4.2/5
Meade Instruments 216006 Polaris 130 EQ Reflector Telescope (Blue)

Meade Polaris 130mm

$172.49

4/5
Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope (Teal)

Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro

$199.99

4/5
Orion 10022 StarMax 90mm TableTop Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

Orion StarMax 90mm

$199.99

4/5
Orion 9836 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly

Orion 120mm 120ST f/5.0

$249.99

4/5
Orion 8944 SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

Orion SkyQuest XT6

$279.99

4/5
Meade Instruments 205002 ETX80 Observer Achromatic Refractor Telescope with Adjustable Field Tripod, Eyepieces and Deluxe Backpack

Meade ETX 80 Observer

$289.99

4/5
Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope (Black)

Orion SpaceProbe 130ST

$309.99

3.9/5
Orion AstroView 90mm EQ Refractor Telescope Kit

Orion AstroView 90 EQ

$329.99

4/5
Orion 10016 StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector Telescope

Orion StarBlast 6

$349.99

4/5
Celestron - NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope - Compact and Portable - Refractor Optical Design - SkyAlign Technology - Computerized Hand Control - 102mm Aperture

Celestron NexStar 102SLT

$331.33

4/5
Celestron - NexStar 4SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 4-Inch Primary Mirror

Celestron NexStar 4SE

from $449.00

3.8/5
Celestron - NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope - Compact and Portable - Maksutov-Cassegrain Optical Design - SkyAlign Technology - Computerized Hand Control - 127mm Aperture

Celestron NexStar 127SLT

$409.99

4/5
Celestron - NexStar 130SLT Computerized Telescope - Compact and Portable - Newtonian Reflector Optical Design - SkyAlign Technology - Computerized Hand Control - 130mm Aperture

Celestron NexStar 130SLT

$403.44

3.7/5
Orion 8297 8-Inch f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope

Orion 8″ Astrograph

$546.30

4/5
Orion 27191 StarBlast 6i IntelliScope Reflector Telescope

Orion StarBlast 6i

$483.48

4/5
Orion 13161 StarSeeker IV 150mm GoTo Reflector Telescope (Burgundy)

Orion StarSeeker IV 150mm

$579.99

4/5
Celestron - NexStar 5SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 5-Inch Primary Mirror

Celestron NexStar 5SE

$649.00

4/5
Meade Instruments 205005 ETX125 Observer Telescope with Tripod

Meade ETX125 Observer

$699.00

4/5
Celestron 8' f/2.0 Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph RASA Telescope, OTA Only

RASA 8"

$1,699.00

4/5
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope w/ WIFI,Black 12091

NexStar Evolution 8

$1,699.00

3.5/5

Not Recommended

Celestron - 50mm Travel Scope - Portable Refractor Telescope - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Ideal Telescope for Beginners - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron Travel Scope 50

$52.95

1.5/5
BARSKA Starwatcher 400x70mm Refractor Telescope w/ Tabletop Tripod & Carry Case

Barska Starwatcher 400x70mm

$57.49

1/5
Celestron - 70mm Travel Scope - Portable Refractor Telescope - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Ideal Telescope for Beginners - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron Travel Scope 70

from $72.99

2/5
Celestron ExploraScope 22103 114AZ Reflector Telescope

Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ

from $61.70

3/5
Celestron - PowerSeeker 70AZ Telescope - Manual Alt-Azimuth Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - BONUS Astronomy Software Package - 70mm Aperture

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ

$75.99

3.2/5
Gskyer Telescope, Travel Scope, 70mm Aperture 400mm AZ Mount Astronomical Refractor Telescope for Kids Beginners - Portable Travel Telescope with Carry Bag, Smartphone Adapter and Wireless Remote

Gskyer AZ70400 70mm

$95.97

2/5
Celestron - AstroMaster 70AZ Refractor Telescope - Refractor Telescope for Beginners - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Adjustable-Height Tripod - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ

$116.89

3/5
Orion 10012 SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope (Burgundy)

Orion SkyScanner 100mm

$99.99

3.5/5
Celestron - PowerSeeker 114EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - BONUS Astronomy Software Package - 114mm Aperture

Celestron PowerSeeker 114EQ

$115.01

2.5/5
Celestron PowerSeeker 114AZ Telescope, Black

Celestron Powerseeker 114AZ

$90.00

2/5
Celestron - PowerSeeker 127EQ Telescope - Manual German Equatorial Telescope for Beginners - Compact and Portable - BONUS Astronomy Software Package - 127mm Aperture

Celestron 127EQ PowerSeeker

$149.00

1/5
Tasco Luminova 675 x 114mm Reflector Telescope

Tasco Luminova 675×114

$160.03

2/5
Celestron - AstroMaster 114EQ Newtonian Telescope - Reflector Telescope for Beginners - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Adjustable-Height Tripod - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron Astromaster 114EQ

$185.82

2/5
Bushnell Astronomical Voyager with Sky Tour 700mm x 3-Inch Reflector Telescope

Bushnell Voyager 700x76mm

Currently out of stock

2.5/5
Celestron - AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian Telescope - Reflector Telescope for Beginners - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Adjustable-Height Tripod - BONUS Astronomy Software Package

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ

$227.99

2.5/5
Celestron - 114LCM Computerized Newtonian Telescope - Telescopes for Beginners - 2 Eyepieces - Full-Height Tripod - Motorized Altazimuth Mount - Large 114mm Newtonian Reflector

Celestron 114 LCM

$279.00

2.5/5
Meade Instruments StarNavigator NG 102MM Achromatic Refractor Telescope with AudioStar Controller

Meade StarNavigator NG 102mm

$409.00

3.5/5
Meade Instruments 205004 ETX90 Observer Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope with Tripod, Eyepieces, and Hand Carry Case

Meade ETX 90 Observer

$499.00

2/5
Celestron SkyProdigy 130 26x345 Telescope

Celestron SkyProdigy 130

$399.95

3/5
Celestron - NexStar 6SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 6-Inch Primary Mirror

Celestron NexStar 6SE

$799.00

3/5
Orion Skyview Pro 8 GoTo Reflector Telescope

Orion SkyView Pro 8 GoTo

$1,099.99

3.5/5
Advanced VX 8' SCT

Celestron AVX 8″ SCT

$1,569.00

3/5