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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 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 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 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
 
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
 
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
 

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
 

Orion 80 mm ED F/6 CF Triplet APO Refractor OTA - 09534

SKU: ORI-09534
  • 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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$949.99
 

Orion 80 mm ED APO Refractor Optical Tube Assembly - 09895

SKU: ORI-09895
  • 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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$449.99
 

Celestron PowerSeeker 80 AZ Telescope - 21087

SKU: CEL-21087
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$139.95 $99.00
 

Sky-Watcher Esprit 80 mm ED APO Triplet Refractor - S11400

SKU: SKY-S11400
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$1,649.00 $1,499.00
 
Meade 80 mm Infinity Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 80 mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope - 209004

SKU: MEA-209004
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$149.95
 
Meade 90 mm Infinity Refractor Telescope

Meade Infinity 90 mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope - 209005

SKU: MEA-209005
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.7
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$189.95
 
Meade 80 mm Polaris Refractor Telescopes

Meade Polaris 80 mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope - 216002

SKU: MEA-216002
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11.3
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$139.95
 
Meade 90 mm Polaris Refractor Telescope

Meade Polaris 90 mm German Equatorial Refractor Telescope - 216003

SKU: MEA-216003
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$209.95
 

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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$825.00
 
Takahashi FSQ-85ED - Collapsed Length

Takahashi FSQ-85EDX Refractor Telescope - No Flattener - TQE08510

SKU: TAK-TQE08510
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 85mm (3.35")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.3
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
$3,585.00
 

Explore Scientific 80mm f/6 FCD100 Triplet Refractor w/2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-0806-01

SKU: EXS-FCD100-0806-01
  • 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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$1,199.99
 
Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope Includes Backpack and Eyepieces

Meade ETX 80 Observer Computerized Telescope - 205002

SKU: MEA-205002
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$349.00
 
Sky-Watcher EvoStar 80ED Pro APO Refractor with AllView Alt-Az Mount

Sky-Watcher EvoView ProED 80 APO Refractor on AllView Alt-Az Mount - S20160

SKU: SKY-S20160
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,275.00
 
Celestron Astro Fi 90 Refractor Telescope

Celestron 90 mm AstroFi Refractor Telescope - 22201

SKU: CEL-22201
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10.1
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$409.95 $399.00
 
Celestron 80 mm Inspire Refractor Telescope

Celestron Inspire 80AZ Refractor Telescope - 22402

SKU: CEL-22402
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/11
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$209.95 $188.00
 

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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