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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 $439.99

Celestron Ambassador 80 mm AZ Brass Telescope - 21034

SKU: CEL-21034
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$999.95 $818.99

Celestron Travel Scope 70 mm Portable Refractor w/Tripod and Case - 21035

SKU: CEL-21035
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$89.95 $84.95

Celestron PowerSeeker 70 mm AZ Refractor w/ Alt-Az Mount - 21036

SKU: CEL-21036
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$89.95 $83.95

Celestron PowerSeeker 70 mm EQ Telescope - 21037

SKU: CEL-21037
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$129.95 $118.95

Celestron Travel Scope 50 Portable Refractor w/ Tripod and Case - 21038

SKU: CEL-21038
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 50mm (1.97")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.2
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$59.95 $47.96

Celestron PowerSeeker 50 Telescope - 21039

SKU: CEL-21039
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 50mm (1.97")
  • Focal Ratio: f/12
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$58.95 $45.00

Celestron PowerSeeker 60 Telescope - 21041

SKU: CEL-21041
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 60mm (2.36")
  • Focal Ratio: f/12
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$69.95 $59.00

Celestron PowerSeeker 60 EQ Refractor Telescope - 21043

SKU: CEL-21043
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 60mm (2.36")
  • Focal Ratio: f/15
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$99.95 $79.96

Celestron PowerSeeker 80 EQ Refractor Telescope - 21048

SKU: CEL-21048
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$159.95 $148.00
Celestron 70 mm AstroMaster AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ - 70mm Refractor Telescope - 21061

SKU: CEL-21061
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/13
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$149.95 $118.95
Celestron 70 mm AstroMaster EQ Refractor Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 70EQ - 70 mm Refractor Telescope - 21062

SKU: CEL-21062
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/13
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$169.95 $139.00
Celestron AstroMaster 90AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 90AZ - 90 mm Refractor Telescope - 21063

SKU: CEL-21063
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$259.95 $175.00
Celestron AstroMaster 90EQ Refractor Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 90EQ - 90 mm Refractor Telescope - 21064

SKU: CEL-21064
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$289.95 $249.94

Celestron Omni XLT 102 Refractor Equatorial Telescope - 21088

SKU: CEL-21088
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$509.95 $436.99

Celestron Omni XLT 120 Refractor Equatorial Telescope - 21090

SKU: CEL-21090
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 120mm (4.72")
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$659.95 $559.95

Celestron 60 mm LCM Computerized Telescope - 22050

SKU: CEL-22050
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 60mm (2.36")
  • Focal Ratio: f/12
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$269.95 $239.94

Celestron 80 mm LCM Computerized Telescope - 22051

SKU: CEL-22051
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$329.95 $289.94

Celestron NexStar 102 SLT Computerized Telescope - 22096

SKU: CEL-22096
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$499.95 $399.95
Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Astrograph OTA

Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor Astrograph OTA - TQE10630

SKU: TAK-TQE10630
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 106mm (4.17")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$6,040.00
Takahashi TOA-150 Refractor OTA

Takahashi TOA-150B - 6" f/7.3 Double ED APO Triplet Refractor with 4" Focuser - TOK15110

SKU: TAK-TOK15110
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.3
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$12,970.00
Tele Vue TV76 Refractor with Case - Green

Tele Vue TV76 APO Refractor Telescope - Green - GXO-3065

SKU: TLV-GXO-3065
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 76mm (3")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.3
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$1,695.00
Tele Vue TV85 Refractor in Green with Case

Tele Vue TV85 APO Refractor Telescope - Green - GXO-3372

SKU: TLV-GXO-3372
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 85mm (3.35")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$2,125.00
Tele Vue TV76 Refractor in Ivory with Case

Tele Vue 76 mm APO Refractor Telescope - Ivory - WXO-3065

SKU: TLV-WXO-3065
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 76mm (3")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.3
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$1,695.00
Tele Vue TV85 Refractor in Ivory with Case

Tele Vue 85 mm APO Refractor Telescope - Ivory - WXO-3372

SKU: TLV-WXO-3372
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 85mm (3.35")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$2,125.00

Enjoy crisp, high-contrast views of the night sky with a refracting telescope from High Point Scientific. We carry quality refractors from the leading brands of today, such as Celestron, Orion, Meade, Takahashi, and many more. Refractors are great celestial viewing and can be very affordable. Whether you are gazing upon the desolate lunar surface features or enjoying terrestrial views, we have a refractor that’s perfect for you!


Modern refracting telescopes come in two basic styles: achromatic and apochromatic. Refractors often suffer from chromatic aberration, and each design reduces this aberration differently. Refractors can also be mounted on either an Equatorial or Altazimuth mount. This gives you a wide range of options to choose from when deciding what kind of telescope you need.


There are several characteristics you will need to consider when purchasing a telescope. The focal length is integral to determining how far you will be able to see out of your telescope. It also helps determine your telescope’s focal ratio and field of view. Aperture is important to look at also because it determines how much light your OTA will capture. All these factors together make each telescope unique, each providing a different viewing experience. Looking at telescope spec can be daunting, that is why we at High Point are here to help you make the best selection based on your aspirations and budget.

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