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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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$499.95 $388.95
 

Orion StarBlast 4.5" Astro Dobsonian Telescope - 10015

SKU: ORI-10015
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 115mm (4.53")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$199.99
 

Celestron FirstScope 76 mm f/3.95 Dobsonian Reflecting Telescope - 21024

SKU: CEL-21024
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 76mm (3")
  • Focal Ratio: f/3.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
$47.95
 
Celestron 130 mm AstroMaster EQ Reflector Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ - 130 mm Telescope - 31045

SKU: CEL-31045
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$279.95 $235.00
 
Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ 130 mm Telescope with Motor Drive - 31051

SKU: CEL-31051
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 130mm (5.12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Motorized - No Computerization
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$299.95 $247.95
 

Celestron Omni XLT 150 Reflecting Telescope - 31057

SKU: CEL-31057
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$525.00
 

Celestron SkyProdigy 130 Computerized Telescope - 31153

SKU: CEL-31153
  • 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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$699.95 $679.00
 

Celestron Advanced VX Series 6" Newtonian Go To Telescope - 32054

SKU: CEL-32054
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,019.00 $919.00
 
Celestron 8" Newtonian Reflector Telescope on AVX Equatorial Mount

Celestron Advanced VX Series 8" Newtonian Go To Telescope - 32062

SKU: CEL-32062
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 200mm (7.87")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
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$1,229.00 $1,109.00
 

Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph OTA - 08296

SKU: ORI-08296
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/3.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$699.99
 

Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph - 08297

SKU: ORI-08297
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 203mm (7.99")
  • Focal Ratio: f/3.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$499.99
 

Orion Skyquest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope -08946

SKU: ORI-08946
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$629.99
 

Sky-Watcher 10" f/5 Flextube Dobsonian Telescope - S11720

SKU: SKY-S11720
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.7
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$695.00
 

Sky-Watcher 12" f/5 Flextube Dobsonian Telescope - S11740

SKU: SKY-S11740
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 305mm (12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$1,135.00
 

Orion Starblast 6" Astro Newtonian Telescope - 10016

SKU: ORI-10016
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 150mm (5.9")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: Alt-Azimuth
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$349.99
 
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
 
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 E-180ED Epsilon Astrograph OTA

Takahashi E-180ED Epsilon 180 mm ED Astrograph OTA - TEK18010

SKU: TAK-TEK18010
  • Optical Design: Epsilon
  • Telescope Aperture: 180mm (7.09")
  • Focal Ratio: f/2.8
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
$4,800.00
 

William Optics WhiteCat 51 APO f/4.9 Refracting Telescope - Limited Edition - L-RC51W

SKU: WYO-L-RC51W
  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Telescope Aperture: 51mm (2")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
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$698.00
 

Zhumell Z12 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope - ZHUE025-1 - Used - SOLD

SKU: UEQ-11496-ZHU-ZHUE025-1
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 305mm (12")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Manual Mount - No Electronics
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$879.99 $729.00
 
Takahashi CCA-250 Astrograph on Optional Mount

Takahashi CCA 250 mm Tri-Focal Astrograph Telescope OTA - TCK25010

SKU: TAK-TCK25010
  • Optical Design: Modified Cassegrain
  • Telescope Aperture: 250mm (9.84")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Telescope Mount Type: No Mount - OTA Only
  • Type of Electronics: OTA Only - No Electronics
$15,000.00
 

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Telescope Bundle - 31145-BUN1

SKU: CEL-31145-BUN1
  • 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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$613.75 $459.95
 

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope with Eyepiece Kit & Powertank - 31145-BUN2

SKU: CEL-31145-BUN2
  • 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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$694.85 $539.95
 

Orion SkyQuest XT8i Intelliscope Dobsonian Telescope - 10018

SKU: ORI-10018
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 203.2mm (8")
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.9
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized Push-To
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$649.99
 

Orion SkyQuest XT10i Intelliscope Dobsonian Telescope - 10019

SKU: ORI-10019
  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Telescope Aperture: 254mm (10")
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.7
  • Telescope Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Type of Electronics: Computerized Push-To
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$899.99
 

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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