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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Used Tele Vue 13mm Nagler Type 6 Eyepiece. Signs of wear at screw-in site but works great. No lens cap. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.…

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Used Tele Vue 9mm, 1.25" Nagler Type 6 Eyepiece. Visible wear at screw-in site but works great. No lens cap. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.…

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A nice selection of literature for the Questar telescope. These pieces all date to the early 1970's. One item has a few margin notes written on it but other wise all items are in perfect condition.  The items included in this listing are.

  • 1972 Questar price list. This is a

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Astromania Universal Quick Release Finder Shoe Base for Schmidt 3216594767

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Size:Hole Spacing 27-45MMThe base can be used on telescope that do not themselves have a base,or be used in other different position on the telescope as a additional …

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Celestron 81035 Basic Smartphone Adapter 1.25" Capture Your Does not apply

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Capture and share your observations through just about any optic with this handy, simple-to-use smartphone Adapter. Whether you re snapping an Instagram-worthy image of the Moon, sharing …

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TeleVue 1.25"  Nagler 13mm Eyepiece - Like New. No lens cap for either end. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.…

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SVBONY 1.25 inch UV/IR Cut Filter Telescope Optics Infra Red Filter 3216594927

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Size:Filter+C- MountFeaturesC Mount to 1.25" Video Camera Barrel Adapter:attach to two kind cameraThis adapter makes you attach your video camera with a C or CS thread …

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Acouto Telescope Finderscope Mount Dovetail Slot Plate Groove Screw 903851

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Specification:Material: Aluminium alloyColor: BlackSuitable for Celestron C8/C8HD/C925/C11HD, SKYRVER 80ED/102ED/130APO, SKYRVER 100EDSize: Approx. 4 x 4 x 2cm / 1.57 x 1.57 x 0.79inchWeight: Approx. 49gPackage List:1 x Telescope …

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Tele Vue 1.25" Nagler Type 6 Eyepiece - 9mm. Works great and like new, but no lens cap. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.…

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lot of 3 telescope 8 inch glass filters 1 yellow 2 look to be polarized, they come from an old friends attic I am helping the family sell his stuff I don't know a lot about telescopes. sold as is…

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