Beginner's Telescopes

This telescope buying guide provides information and equipment listings for all types of refractor and reflector telescopes for all levels, from budding astronomer to the more experienced astronomer looking for a larger, more advanced 'scope.

Binoculars and telescopes and other astronomy equipment and accessories are the core of amateur astronomy. A good pair of binoculars is what introduced me to the pleasures of stargazing many moons ago and only after a couple of years scanning the skies did I graduate to a telescope. That was one of the department store 60mm telescopes we're all warned about, but my folks didn't know any better, and to a 12-year old kid, it opened up the universe.
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Celestron Nexstar* Hand Controller for Celestron Mounts
Version GEM 4.21

This will work with the following mounts


a) CGEM/CGEM DX
b) CGE Pro Series
c) CGE Series
d) Advanced Series with GoTo (AS-GT)

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Tele Vue 2x Barlow 1.25 inch Telescope EyepieceUsedStore Location CM 3A7F #4

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Meade MWA Eyepiece 15mm (2") Waterproof

Meade SKU: 607017 | Helix SKU: ME607017

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Sharp, pin-point images from the center all the way to the edge of its Mega 100 Degree Apparent Field of View.3

The right eyepiece can make or break any telescope. After …

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Meade MWA Eyepiece 5mm (1 25") Waterproof

Meade SKU: 607015 | Helix SKU: ME607015

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The right eyepiece can make or break any telescope. After all, why squint through a tiny pinhole when you can linger at a dramatic window on the universe and examine …

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Meade LPI-GC Lunar Planetary Imager and Guider - Color

Meade SKU: 645001 | Helix SKU: ME645001

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Let the Color Lunar, Planetary Imager and Guider (LPI-G) unleash the inner astrophotographer in you.

The LPI-G Color is an excellent camera for auto-guiding and solar system astrophotography.…

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This a beautiful pair of Pentax PCF binoculars, in outstanding condition.  Few if any signs of use.  Lenses are perfect.  This was one of the early PCF models, so they were made in Japan as opposed to China.  They work perfectly, and include the original …

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Celestron 18778 AC Adapter (Black)

Description

  • Power your Celestron computerized telescope from any AC wall outlet
  • 2 amp AC Adapter
  • Suitable for indoor or outdoor outlets
  • Power your Celestron computerized telescope from any AC wall outlet

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