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Refracting Telescopes

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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 $309.95

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
Sky-Watcher 80 mm StarTravel Refractor with AZ-GTe Mount and Tripod

Sky-Watcher StarTravel 80 AZ-GTe Refractor Telescope - S21150

SKU: SKY-S21150
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$455.00
Sky-Watcher 102 mm StarTravel Refractor with AZ-GTe Mount and Tripod

Sky-Watcher StarTravel 102 AZ-GTe Refractor Telescope - S21160

SKU: SKY-S21160
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$460.00
Explore Scientific FirstLight 80 mm Refractor Telescope with iEXOS Twilight Nano Mount and Tripod

Explore Scientific FirstLight 80 mm Refractor with iEXOS Equatorial GoTo Mount - FL-80640-IEXOS

SKU: EXS-FL-80640-IEXOS
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$499.99
iOptron Versa 108 Refractor Telescope with AZ Mount Pro

iOptron 108 mm Versa ED APO Refractor Telescope with AZ Mount Pro - 14010

SKU: IOP-14010
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 108mm (4.25")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized - GoTo
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$2,448.00

Meade StarNavigator NG 102 Refractor - 218002 - Used

SKU: UEQ-12355-MEA-218002
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$499.00 $409.00

Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Refractor Go To Telescope - 22020

SKU: CEL-22020
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,439.00

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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$9,299.00
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 $1,175.00
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
Meade 90 mm StarNavigator NG Refractor Telescope

Meade StarNavigator NG 90 Refractor - 218001

SKU: MEA-218001
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 90mm (3.54")
  • Focal Ratio: f/10
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$379.00 $299.00
Meade 102 mm StarNavigator NG Refractor Telescope

Meade StarNavigator NG 102 Refractor - 218002

SKU: MEA-218002
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 102mm (4.02")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$499.00 $399.00
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 $395.95
Meade ETX 80 Observer Bundle

Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope Bundle - 205002-BUN1

SKU: MEA-205002-BUN1
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
  • Extra Included Accessories: High Point Filter & Eyepiece Kit, 7AH Power Tank, and Meade DC Power Cable
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$568.89 $399.95
Meade R5 LX85 Equatorial Refractor - Front Right View

Meade 5" (4.72") Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount - 217001

SKU: MEA-217001
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 120mm (4.72")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.8
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,199.00 $999.00
Meade 80mm APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount

Meade 80mm Triplet APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount - 217008

SKU: MEA-217008
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,699.00
Meade 115mm APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount

Meade 115mm Triplet APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount - 217009

SKU: MEA-217009
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 115mm (4.53")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$2,499.00
Meade 70mm Triplet APO Astrograph on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount

Meade 70mm Quadruplet APO Astrograph on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount - 217010

SKU: MEA-217010
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 70mm (2.8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,899.00
iOptron Versa 30 ED APO 108mm Refractor with iEQ30 Pro GoTo Mount

iOptron Versa 30 ED APO 108mm Refractor with iEQ30 Pro GoTo Mount - 14030

SKU: IOP-14030
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 108mm (4.25")
  • Focal Ratio: f/6
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$2,398.00
Orion  80 mm Sirius Air-Spaced ED APO Doublet Refractor with EQ-G Computerized Mount

Orion Sirius ED80 EQ-G Computerized GoTo Refractor Telescope - 24281

SKU: ORI-24281
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 80mm (3.15")
  • Focal Ratio: f/7.5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,649.99
iOptron 80 mm Astro Blue Refractor on SmartStar Cube Mount

iOptron 80 mm Refractor on SmartStar Cube Mount - Astro Blue - 8802B

SKU: IOP-8802B
  • 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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$358.00

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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