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  • Explore Scientific Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 FCD100 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor with 2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-127075-CF
    $2,699.99
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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 $379.95
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  • Explore Scientific FirstLight AR80 White Tube Refractor Telescope
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific FirstLight AR80 White Refractor with Twilight Nano Mount - FL-AR80640TN
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    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific FirstLight AR102 White Tube Refractor w/Twilight Nano Mount - FL-AR102600TN
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  • Stellarvue 102 mm Access f/7 Super ED APO Refractor Telescope
    Stellarvue Stellarvue 102 mm Access f/7 Super ED APO Refractor Telescope - SV102-ACCESS
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    Stellarvue Stellarvue 125 mm Access f/7 Super ED APO Refractor Telescope - SV125-ACCESS
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  • Explore FCD100 102mm f/7 APO Refractor
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific 102 mm FCD100 f/7 Carbon Fiber Triplet Refractor w/2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-10207-CF
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  • Stellarvue 70 mm f/6 APO Triplet Refractor Telescope Imaging System
    Stellarvue Stellarvue SV70T 70 mm f/6 Refractor with SV70T Field Flattener/Reducer - SV070T-IS
    $1,228.00
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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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  • Stellarvue 130 mm f/7 APO Triplet Visual Refractor Telescope System
    Stellarvue Stellarvue SVA130T Visual Refractor Telescope System - SVA130T-25SV-VS
    $4,430.00
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  • Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 Air-Spaced Triplet ED APO Refractor Telescope
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific Essential Series 127 mm f/7.5 Air-Spaced ED APO Triplet Refractor w/3" Feather Touch Focuser - ES-ED127075-T3-01
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  • Meade 70 mm f/5 Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor Telescope OTA
    Meade Meade 70 mm Series 6000 Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor - 261000
    $1,199.00
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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
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  • Meade 115 mm Series 6000 ED APO Triplet Refractor Telescope OTA
    Meade Meade 115 mm Series 6000 ED APO Triplet Refractor - 261002
    $1,899.00
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  • Meade 130 mm f/7 Series 6000 ED APO Triplet Refractor Telescope
    Meade Meade 130 mm f/7 Series 6000 ED APO Triplet Refractor - 261003
    $2,899.00
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  • Stellarvue SV70T f/6 APO Triplet Refractor with 2.5
    Stellarvue Stellarvue 70 mm f/6 APO Triplet Refractor Telescope with 2.5" Feather Touch Focuser & 2" Dielectric Diagonal - SV070T-25FT-DU
    $1,588.00
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  • Orion 70 mm Oberver II Alt-Azimuth Refractor with MoonMap 260
    Orion Orion Observer II 70 mm Alt-Azimuth Refractor Telescope - 10275
    $79.99
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  • Stellarvue 130 mm f/7 APO Triplet Refractor Package with 3FT and Hard Case
    Stellarvue Stellarvue SVA130T Visual Refractor Telescope System with 3" FT Focuser & Hard Case Upgrade - SVA130T-3FT-VS-HC
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  • William Optics 71 mm f/4.9 Star Imaging Refractor - Blue Edition with Soft Case
    William Optics William Optics Star71 Four Element f/4.9 Imaging Refractor w/2.5" Focuser - Limited Blue Edition - A-WO71-IIBU
    $1,198.00
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  • William Optics William Optics ZenithStar 61 mm f/5.9 APO Doublet Refractor Telescope - Blue Edition - A-Z61BU
    $478.00
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  • William Optics William Optics ZenithStar 61 mm f/5.9 APO Doublet Refractor Telescope - Red Edition - A-Z61RD
    $478.00
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    $478.00
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  • Explore Scientific 165mm f/7 FPL-53 ED APO Refractor
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific Carbon Fiber 165mm f/7 FPL-53 ED APO Triplet with 3" HEX Focuser - FPL53-165CF-01
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  • Explore Scientific 115 mm f/5.5 FPL-53 Air-Spaced Triplet ED APO Refractor OTA
    Explore Scientific Explore Scientific 115 mm f/5.5 FPL-53 Air-Spaced Triplet ED APO Refractor w/3" Hex Focuser - FPL53-115CF-01
    $3,299.99
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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
    $449.99
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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
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  • Explore Scientific Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 FCD100 Triplet Refractor with 2.5" HEX Focuser - FCD100-127075-01 - Silver Grade Refurb
    $1,999.99 $1,499.99
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  • iOptron 108 mm Versa ED APO Refractor Telescope OTA
    iOptron iOptron Versa 108 mm ED APO Refractor OTA with Case - 6102
    $1,248.00
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  • Stellarvue 50 mm f/4.1 Little Rascal Travel Scope Refractor
    Stellarvue Stellarvue 50 mm f/4.1 Little Rascal Refractor Telescope - SVLR
    $199.00
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  • Explore Scientific Explore Scientific FirstLight AR127mm White Tube Refractor w/ Twilight 1 Alt/Az mount - FL-AR1271200MAZ01
    $599.99
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  • Explore Scientific Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Doublet Refractor w/ Twilight I Alt/Az mount - FL-AR1021000MAZ01
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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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  • SkyWatcher Evostar 150 mm f/8 Apochromatic Refractor OTA
    Sky-Watcher Sky-Watcher Evostar 150 mm f/8 APO Refractor - S11190
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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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