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  • Orion Orion StarBlast 4.5" Astro Dobsonian Telescope - 10015
    $199.99
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  • Celestron Celestron Travel Scope 70 mm Portable Refractor w/Tripod and Case - 21035
    $89.95 $84.95
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  • Explore Scientific Explore Scientific Essential ED80 Triplet APO Refractor - ES-ED0806-01
    $799.99 $639.99
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  • Orion Orion 80 mm ED F/6 CF Triplet APO Refractor OTA - 09534
    $949.99
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  • Takahashi FSQ-85ED - Collapsed Length
    Takahashi Takahashi FSQ-85EDX Refractor Telescope - No Flattener - TQE08510
    $3,585.00
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  • Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Astrograph OTA
    Takahashi Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor Astrograph OTA - TQE10630
    $6,040.00
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  • Takahashi E-180ED Epsilon Astrograph OTA
    Takahashi Takahashi E-180ED Epsilon 180 mm ED Astrograph OTA - TEK18010
    $4,800.00
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  • Tele Vue TV76 Refractor with Case - Green
    Tele Vue Tele Vue TV76 APO Refractor Telescope - Green - GXO-3065
    $1,695.00
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  • Tele Vue TV76 Refractor in Ivory with Case
    Tele Vue Tele Vue 76 mm APO Refractor Telescope - Ivory - WXO-3065
    $1,695.00
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  • Tele Vue Tele Vue NP101is Nagler-Petzval APO Refractor Telescope OTA - NPI-4057
    $3,995.00
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  • Celestron Celestron PowerSeeker 80 AZ Telescope - 21087
    $139.95 $99.00
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  • Meade 80 mm Infinity Refractor Telescope
    Meade Meade Infinity 80 mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope - 209004
    $149.95
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  • Celestron Celestron Omni XLT AZ 114 mm Newtonian - 22151
    $299.95 $229.95
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  • Meade Meade LightBridge Mini 114mm Dobsonian Telescope - 203002
    $149.00 $138.95
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  • Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope Includes Backpack and Eyepieces
    Meade Meade ETX 80 Observer Computerized Telescope - 205002
    $349.00
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  • William Optics GT71 f/5.9 20th Anniversary Gold Triplet Refractor
    William Optics William Optics GT71 f/5.9 Gold Triplet APO Refractor - 20th Anniversary Edition - A-F71GT-VP20A
    $958.00
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  • Meade ETX 80 Observer Bundle
    Meade Meade ETX 80 Observer Telescope Bundle - 205002-BUN1
    $568.89 $399.95
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  • Meade EclipseView 114 mm Solar Dobsonian Reflector
    Meade Meade EclipseView 114 mm Reflecting Telescope - 227001
    $189.99
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  • Explore Scientific 114 mm FirstLight Newtonian Reflector
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific FirstLight N114 White Tube Newtonian w/Twilight Nano Mount - FL-N114500TN
    $179.99
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  • Orion EON 85 mm ED-X2 Apochromatic Triplet Refractor OTA
    Orion Orion EON 85 mm ED-X2 f/6.6 APO Triplet Refractor Telescope - 10089
    $1,799.99
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  • Meade 80 mm Series 6000 ED APO Triplet Refractor Telescope
    Meade Meade 80 mm Series 6000 f/6 ED APO Triplet Refractor - 261001
    $999.00 $899.00
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  • Orion StarBlast II 4.5
    Orion Orion StarBlast II 4.5" f/4 Equatorial Reflector Telescope - 09250
    $199.99
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  • Tasco 60mm Refractor Telescope - Includes Microscope, too!
    Tasco Tasco 60mm Refractor Telescope and 1200x Microscope Kit - 30060402CM
    $109.99 $44.95
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  • Orion 80mm CT Refractor with StarShoot AutoGuider
    Orion Orion CT80 Refractor and StarShoot AutoGuider Package - 20277
    $479.99
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  • Orion CT80 Compact Refractor OTA
    Orion Orion 80 mm CT80 Compact Refractor Telescope Optical Tube - No Accessories - 9202
    $109.99
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  • Orion CT80 ShortTube Refractor on EQ Mount
    Orion Orion 80 mm CT80 Compact Refractor Telescope with Equatorial Mount - 09911
    $199.99
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  • iOptron 80 mm Astro Blue Refractor on SmartStar Cube Mount
    iOptron iOptron 80 mm Refractor on SmartStar Cube Mount - Astro Blue - 8802B
    $358.00
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  • SkyWatcher Evostar 72 Apochromatic Refractor OTA
    Sky-Watcher Sky-Watcher Evostar 72 mm APO Refractor - S11180
    $465.00
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  • Meade 80mm APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount
    Meade Meade 80mm Triplet APO Refractor on LX85 GoTo Equatorial Mount - 217008
    $1,699.00
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  • Zhumell 100 mm Z Series Portable Dobsonian Reflector with Accessories
    Zhumell Zhumell Z100 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS001-1
    $99.99
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  • Zhumell 114 mm Z Series Portable Alt-Az Dobsonian Reflector with Accessories
    Zhumell Zhumell Z114 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS002-1
    $149.99 $139.95
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  • Orion 66 mm Carbon Fiber ED Refractor Telescope
    Orion Orion ED66 CF Carbon Fiber Refractor Telescope - 40905
    $699.99
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    Celestron Celestron 8" RASA Astrograph with CGX Equatorial Mount - 12058
    $3,699.00
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    Celestron Celestron 8" RASA Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph with CGEM II Equatorial Mount - 12020
    $3,049.00
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    Celestron Celestron 8" RASA Astrograph Telescope Optical Tube - 91073
    $1,699.00
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  • Celestron AstroMaster 80AZS Short Refractor
    Celestron Celestron AstroMaster 80AZ Short Refractor Telescope - 21082
    $189.95
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  • Celestron 80 mm Travel Scope with Smartphone Adapter
    Celestron Celestron Travel Scope 80 Refractor with Smartphone Adapter - 22030
    $109.95
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  • Zhumell Z70 Refractor Telescope - ZHUN005-1 - Full View Side
    Zhumell Zhumell Z70 Refractor Telescope - ZHUN005-1
    $84.99
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  • Stellarvue Premier 80 mm f/6 Hand-Figured APO Triplet with Full Frame Flattener
    Stellarvue Stellarvue Premier 80 mm f/6 Hand-Figured APO Triplet with Full Frame Flattener - SVX080T-3SV
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  • Stellarvue Stellarvue 80 mm f/6 Hand-Figured APO Triplet with 2.5" Focuser - SVX080T-25SV
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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, Baader Planetarium, 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 budding 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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