Telescopes

Our team of experts has reviewed, rated and ranked around 95 telescopes they have either owned or used at least once. Below, you’ll find those telescopes listed based on their prices and rankings. Prices are updated daily using Amazon API. 

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telescopes listed in the price category of -

Below $100

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

Buy

Review

Zhumell Z100

Rank

1

$99.99

4.8/5

(4.8)

Orion SkyScanner 100mm

Rank

2

$103.04

4.8/5

(4.8)

Meade Infinity 70mm

Rank

3

$69.99

4.3/5

(4.3)

Orion FunScope 76mm

Rank

4

$66.99

4.2/5

(4.2)

Meade LightBridge Mini 82

Rank

5

$53.82

4/5

(4)

Celestron Firstscope

Rank

6

$48.99

4/5

(4)

Meade EclipseView 60

Rank

7

$99.99

3.7/5

(3.7)

Not Reviewed

Celestron PowerSeeker 70EQ

Rank

8

$98.40

3.7/5

(3.7)

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ

Rank

9

$85.99

3.2/5

(3.2)

Not Recommended

Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ

Rank

10

$123.90

3/5

(3)

Not Recommended

Celestron Powerseeker 114AZ

Rank

11

$219.99

2/5

(2)

Not Recommended

Celestron 70mm Travel Scope

Rank

12

$66.90

2/5

(2)

Not Recommended

Celestron Travel Scope 50

Rank

13

$52.95

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Barska Starwatcher 400x70mm

Rank

14

$55.99

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Celestron PowerSeeker 50 AZ

Rank

15

$49.95

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Emarth Travel Scope 70mm

Rank

16

$69.99

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Not Reviewed

Gskyer Travel Scope 70mm

Rank

17

$93.22

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Between $100 and $175

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Meade LightBridge Mini 114

Rank

1

$139.00

4.7/5

(4.7)

Zhumell Z114

Rank

2

$149.99

4.6/5

(4.6)

Not Reviewed

Meade Infinity 90

Rank

3

$149.95

4.4/5

(4.4)

Meade Polaris 130 EQ

Rank

4

$159.99

4.2/5

(4.2)

Meade Infinity 80AZ

Rank

5

$129.41

4.1/5

(4.1)

Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ

Rank

6

$107.99

3.8/5

(3.8)

Celestron AstroMaster 76 EQ

Rank

7

$129.99

3.7/5

(3.7)

Celestron AstroMaster 114 EQ

Rank

8

$189.98

2.5/5

(2.5)

Not Recommended

Celestron Powerseeker 114EQ

Rank

9

$113.86

2.5/5

(2.5)

Not Recommended

Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ

Rank

10

$121.59

1.5/5

(1.5)

Not Recommended

Tasco Luminova 675x114

Rank

11

$159.99

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ

Rank

12

$149.95

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Between $175 and $225

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Zhumell Z130

Rank

1

$199.99

4.6/5

(4.6)

Not Reviewed

Orion StarBlast II 4.5

Rank

2

$199.99

4.5/5

(4.5)

Orion StarBlast 4.5

Rank

3

$203.48

4.5/5

(4.5)

Meade Infinity 102 AZ

Rank

4

$199.49

4.5/5

(4.5)

Celestron Inspire 100AZ

Rank

5

$198.73

4/5

(4)

Not Reviewed

Orion StarMax 90mm

Rank

6

$199.99

3.5/5

(3.5)

Gskyer Telescope, 80mm AZ

Rank

7

$159.99

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Not Reviewed

Bushnell Voyager 700x76mm

Rank

8

$168.82

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Between $225 and $300

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

SkyWatcher Dobsonian 6-Inch

Rank

1

$305.00

4.9/5

(4.9)

Orion SkyQuest XT6

Rank

2

$269.99

4.6/5

(4.6)

Orion SkyQuest XT4.5

Rank

3

$229.99

4.5/5

(4.5)

Celestron Omni XLT AZ 102mm

Rank

4

$213.65

4.3/5

(4.3)

Not Reviewed

Orion AstroView 90mm

Rank

5

$299.99

4.2/5

(4.2)

Sky-Watcher Virtuoso

Rank

6

$250.00

4.2/5

(4.2)

Not Reviewed

Meade ETX80 Observer

Rank

7

$289.00

3.7/5

(3.7)

Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ

Rank

8

$227.99

3.5/5

(3.5)

Gskyer Telescope, 600x90mm AZ

Rank

9

$259.99

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Not Reviewed

Celestron 114 LCM

Rank

10

$261.49

1/5

(1)

Not Recommended

Between $300 and $400

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

SkyWatcher Dobsonian 8-Inch

Rank

1

Price not available

5/5

(5)

Orion SkyQuest XT8

Rank

2

$379.99

4.8/5

(4.8)

Orion SkyQuest XT6 Plus

Rank

3

$319.99

4.7/5

(4.7)

Celestron Astro-Fi 130

Rank

4

$389.00

4.6/5

(4.6)

Orion StarBlast 6 Astro

Rank

5

$349.99

4.5/5

(4.5)

Orion SpaceProbe 130ST

Rank

6

$309.99

4.3/5

(4.3)

Celestron NexStar 130SLT

Rank

7

$398.50

4.1/5

(4.1)

Celestron NexStar 127SLT

Rank

8

$359.99

3.8/5

(3.8)

Celestron NexStar 4SE

Rank

9

$392.00

3.7/5

(3.7)

Orion StarBlast 62mm

Rank

10

$399.99

4.2/5

(4.2)

Celestron Nexstar 102 SLT

Rank

11

$397.99

3.7/5

(3.7)

Celestron Nexstar 90SLT

Rank

12

$289.00

3.7/5

(3.7)

Not Reviewed

Meade StarNavigator NG 102mm

Rank

13

$428.85

3.5/5

(3.5)

Between $400 and $600

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Zhumell Z8

Rank

1

$449.99

5/5

(5)

SkyWatcher Dobsonian 10 Inch

Rank

2

$585.00

4.9/5

(4.9)

Not Reviewed

Celestron Omni XLT 150

Rank

3

$499.00

4.8/5

(4.8)

Orion StarBlast 6i

Rank

4

$479.99

4.7/5

(4.7)

Orion AstroView 6

Rank

5

$449.99

4.6/5

(4.6)

Explore Scientific AR102

Rank

6

$499.99

4.5/5

(4.5)

Celestron Omni XLT 120

Rank

7

$549.00

4.4/5

(4.4)

Celestron NexStar 5 SE

Rank

8

$595.00

4.2/5

(4.2)

Orion StarSeeker IV 150mm

Rank

9

$549.99

3.9/5

(3.9)

Orion AstroView 120ST

Rank

10

$599.99

3.8/5

(3.8)

Meade ETX125 Observer

Rank

11

$599.00

3.7/5

(3.7)

Meade ETX 90 Observer

Rank

12

$419.00

3.7/5

(3.7)

Celestron SkyProdigy 130

Rank

13

$698.99

3.5/5

(3.5)

Between $600 and $800

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Zhumell Z10

Rank

1

$699.99

5/5

(5)

Not Reviewed

Orion SkyQuest XT8i

Rank

2

$649.99

4.8/5

(4.8)

Orion Skyquest XT10

Rank

3

$629.99

4.7/5

(4.7)

Explore Scientific Dobsonian (10 inch truss)

Rank

4

$899.99

4.6/5

(4.6)

Celestron NexStar 6 SE

Rank

5

$699.00

4.2/5

(4.2)

Between $800 and $1000

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Zhumell Z12

Rank

1

$879.99

5/5

(5)

SkyWatcher GoTo Collapsible Dobsonian 8-Inch

Rank

2

$912.99

4.8/5

(4.8)

Not Reviewed

Celestron NexStar 8 SE

Rank

3

$999.00

4.7/5

(4.7)

Meade 6” ACF LX65

Rank

4

$949.00

3.9/5

(3.9)

Not Reviewed

Explore Scientific FirstLight 102 w/EXOS-2GT

Rank

5

$997.99

3.8/5

(3.8)

Not Reviewed

Between $1000 and $1500

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Celestron NexStar Evolution 8

Rank

1

$1,699.00

4.8/5

(4.8)

Celestron NexStar Evolution 6

Rank

2

$1,099.00

4.6/5

(4.6)

Not Reviewed

Orion XT10G

Rank

3

$1,399.99

4.5/5

(4.5)

Not Reviewed

Celestron Advanced VX 6" Refractor

Rank

4

$1,299.00

4.1/5

(4.1)

Not Reviewed

Explore FirstLight 152mm

Rank

5

$1,816.56

4/5

(4)

Not Reviewed

Sky-Watcher Pro SW 80ED APO 80mm ED

Rank

6

$1,175.00

4/5

(4)

Not Reviewed

Orion Skyview Pro 8 GoTo

Rank

7

$1,099.99

3.6/5

(3.6)

Above $1500

Product

Rank

Price

Rating

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Review

Orion SkyQuest XX12i

Rank

1

$1,649.99

5/5

(5)

Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25

Rank

2

$2,199.00

4.5/5

(4.5)

Not Reviewed

Celestron Advanced VX 8" SCT

Rank

3

$1,579.83

4.2/5

(4.2)

Orion Sirius ED80 EQ-G

Rank

4

$1,649.99

4/5

(4)

Not Reviewed