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Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ Newtonian Reflector Telescope - 22452

SKU: CEL-22452
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 114mm (4.49")
  • Focal Ratio: f/9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual - User Smartphone with App Assist
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$189.95

Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ Essential Bundle - 22452-BUN-E

SKU: CEL-22452-BUN-E
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 114mm (4.49")
  • Focal Ratio: f/9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual - User Smartphone with App Assist
  • Essential Bundle includes a red flashlight, moon filter and Lens Pen, an optical cleaning tool
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$239.95 $199.95

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Newtonian Reflector Telescope - 22461

SKU: CEL-22461
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual - Smartphone with StarSense Explorer App Assisted
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$399.95

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Essential Bundle - 22461-BUN-E

SKU: CEL-22461-BUN-E
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual - Smartphone with StarSense Explorer App Assisted
  • Essential Bundle comes with red flashlight, moon filter & the Lens Pen, an optical cleaning tool!
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$449.95 $419.95

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope - 11069

SKU: CEL-11069
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 203mm (7.99")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,299.00
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope - 31145

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope - 31145

SKU: CEL-31145
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$529.95 $489.95
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope - 31145

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope Essential Bundle - 31145-BUN-E

SKU: CEL-31145-BUN-E
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
  • Essential Bundle has extra accessories, including a red flashlight, moon filter and the Lens Pen, an optical cleaning tool!
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$519.95

Celestron NexStar 6SE Computerized Telescope - 11068

SKU: CEL-11068
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$879.00

Celestron NexStar 6SE Essential Bundle - 11068-BUN-E

SKU: CEL-11068-BUN-E
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
  • Essential Bundle includes Apertura 2X Barlow, Moon Filter, Red Flashlight and Lens Pen, an optical cleaning tool!
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$959.95
Celestron 8" EdgeHD on Advanced VX Computerized Equatorial Mount

Celestron Advanced VX Series 8" EdgeHD Go To Telescope - 12031

SKU: CEL-12031-FG
  • Optical Design: Celestron EdgeHD
  • Telescope Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
  • Extra Free Accessories: Celestron Polar Scope for AVX Mount
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$2,299.00
Celestron 6" SCT on Advanced VX Equatorial Mount

Celestron Advanced VX 6" Schmidt Cassegrain GoTo Telescope - 12079

SKU: CEL-12079
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,439.00

Sky-Watcher Evostar ProED 80 mm f/7.5 ED APO OTA with Aluminum Case - S11100

SKU: SKY-S11100
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$875.00

Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope - 11049

SKU: CEL-11049
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/13
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$539.00

Celestron NexStar 4SE Essential Bundle - 11049-BUN-E

SKU: CEL-11049-BUN-E
  • Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/13
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
  • Essential Bundle includes a 2X Barlow, Moon Filter, Red LED Flashlight and a Lens Pen to help clean your optics!
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$589.95

Celestron CPC 1100 11" SCT Computerized Telescope - 11075-XLT

SKU: CEL-11075-XLT
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 279.4mm (11")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$3,249.00

Meade 8" LX90 ACF Computerized Telescope - 0810-90-03

SKU: MEA-0810-90-03
  • Optical Design: Meade ACF
  • Telescope Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,979.00

Celestron NexStar 8SE SCT OTA Orange Tube - 11069-OTA

SKU: CEL-11069-OTA
  • Optical Design: Schmidt-Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$769.95
Explore Scientific AR102 Air Spaced Doublet Refractor OTA

Explore Scientific 102 mm Air Spaced Doublet Refractor Telescope OTA - DAR102065-01

SKU: EXS-DAR102065-01
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$549.99
Explore Scientific 127 mm Refractor OTA

Explore Scientific 127 mm Achromatic Refractor OTA with Accessories - DAR127065-01

SKU: EXS-DAR127065-01
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 127mm (5")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$699.99

Explore Scientific Essential ED80 Triplet APO Refractor - ES-ED0806-01

SKU: EXS-ES-ED0806-01
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$849.99

Meade 130 mm ED APO Refractor Telescope on LX850 Equatorial Mount with Starlock - 0130-85-01

SKU: MEA-0130-85-01
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$10,229.00

Meade 8" LX200 ACF Computerized Telescope - 0810-60-03

SKU: MEA-0810-60-03
  • Optical Design: Meade ACF
  • Telescope Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$2,969.00

Meade 10" LX600-ACF (f/8) Telescope with StarLock - 1008-70-01

SKU: MEA-1008-70-01
  • Optical Design: Meade ACF
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$5,169.00

Meade 10" LX850 ACF Telescope with Starlock - 1008-85-01

SKU: MEA-1008-85-01
  • Optical Design: Meade ACF
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$9,189.00

Meade 10" LX200 ACF Computerized Telescope - 1010-60-03

SKU: MEA-1010-60-03
  • Optical Design: Meade ACF
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$3,849.00

What is the Best Telescope to Buy?


There are several characteristics you’ll want to pay attention to when buying a telescope, including:


Focal Length

  • This helps determine a telescope’s focal ratio and field of view which impact how far you will be able to see.

Aperture

  • The aperture determines the quality and amount of light your telescope or optical tube assembly (OTA) will capture.

Telescope style

  • Reflecting telescopes are reliable and versatile with their use of mirrors to capture light.
  • Refracting telescopes use lenses and come in popular styles such as achromatic and apochromatic.
  • Catadioptric telescopes combine lenses and mirrors into one cohesive optical tube assembly.

These factors make each telescope unique, providing a different viewing experience.


Telescopes for Sale Online at High Point Scientific

High Point Scientific offers an unparalleled selection of telescopes for sale ranging from small Newtonians, collapsible Truss-Tube Dobsonians, modern astrographs, high-powered computerized GoTo GPS telescopes and everything in between. We carry the most popular brands, such as Celestron, Explore Scientific, Meade, Orion, and many more to give you the best selection for your budget. Each telescope or OTA presented on our site has been personally selected by an experienced member of our team to ensure that each of our customers ends up with a high-quality product at a great price when purchasing telescopes online. In addition, we have outfitted every telescope we sell with unlimited tech support for life! No matter how you look at it, we have you covered and we want you to appreciate the hobby of amateur astronomy as much as we do!


We have a wide variety of telescopes for sale so we are confident you will find what you are looking for. Our reflecting telescopes include Newtonians, Dobsonians, and Ritchey-Chretiens. We also have both achromatic and apochromatic refracting telescopes. Our most popular catadioptric OTAs are Schmidt-Cassegrain and Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes. Don’t forget about our wide selection of astrographs, perfect for avid astrophotographers, and computerized telescopes to help you find celestial objects with ease.


Figuring out the best telescope to buy can be daunting. We at High Point are here to help you make the right selection based on your aspirations and budget. Need help getting started? Check out our telescope bundles including vital accessories such as eyepieces, tripods, barlows, filters, cleaning tools, and much more.


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