Where Are Celestron Telescopes Made?
While Celestron is headquartered in Torrance, California, its parent company (since 2005) is Synta Taiwan. Thus, many Celestron telescopes are now made in China. However, some are still manufactured in California, and every Celestron telescope must meet the appropriate quality standards.
Are Celestron Telescopes Any Good?
Celestron has been an icon in astronomy since its introduction in 1960, and Celestron telescopes have mass appeal for a wide range of customers at all skill levels. Together with its rival Meade, as well as Sky-Watcher and Orion, Celestron is one of the most recognizable telescope brands, offering high-quality options for every price range. So, yes, Celestron telescopes are quite good!
Which Celestron Telescope Should I Buy?
That all depends on what you want. There are Celestron telescopes to suit all skill levels and budgets so that amateur astronomers everywhere have the opportunity to explore the stars. Decide what features are most important to you, and that will help guide you to the right choice. Here are some of the best-selling Celestron telescopes for beginners to give you a place to start:
- The Celestron PowerSeeker Series, notably the Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ.
- The Celestron Travel Scope Series of portable telescopes like the Celestron Travel Scope 70 mm Portable Refractor - 21035.
What Celestron Accessories Are Available?
Along with telescopes, there are many Celestron accessories available to complete your stargazing experience, including:
- Power Supplies
- Observation Accessories
- Mounts & Tripods
- Focal Reducers
- Finders & Guide Scopes
- Dew Shields
- Collimation Tools
- Celestron Telescope Cases
- Books & Software
- Binocular Viewers
- Barlow Lenses
- Astrophotography Accessories
Adding Celestron accessories to your telescope will help you see the night sky in all its glory.
Where Can I Buy Celestron Telescopes?
Here at High Point Scientific, we have an unmatched selection of Celestron telescopes for sale. Our experts are always on hand to answer questions about Celestron accessories, telescopes or other astronomy topics, so please contact us if you need help! We'll do our best to make sure you get a Celestron telescope that'll have you soaking in the starlight in no time.