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Meade 14" LX600-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope
The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces.
$7,999.00

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Meade 10" LX600-ACF Advanced Coma-Free Telescope w/X-Wedge
The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces.
$4,999.00

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Celestron Advanced VX 11 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
For those looking to step up to an 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube, Celestron's Advanced VX 11 SCT is a great option. not only is it one of Celestron's most affordable 11" telescopes, it is also one of the most portable.
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Celestron Advanced VX 9.25 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
Celestron's Advanced VX 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is an excellent choice for intermediate level astrophotographers looking to gather 33% more light than an 8" SCT, but without the added weight of using a large 11" telescope.
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Celestron Advanced VX 8 EdgeHD Telescope
With an 8" EdgeHD optical tube and Celestron's portable and fully featured Advanced VX mount, the Advanced 8" EdgeHD telescope setup can be easily transported and assembled by one person. A great setup for astrophotography or visual use.
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Celestron Advanced VX 8 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
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This classic 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope has been upgraded with Celestron StarBright XLT coatings for maximum light transmission. The fully featured Advanced VX mount allows use of the telescope for both astrophotographic and visual use.
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Celestron Advanced VX 6 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
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For the intermediate visual observer and beginning astrophotographer, the Celestron Advanced VX 6 SCT is one of the most affordable Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes available on a solid computerized GoTo mount.
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Celestron Advanced VX 6 Refractor Telescope
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This refractor setup from Celestron features an f/8 objective lens and Celestron's Advanced VX GoTo Mount, which can be paired with many planetary or deep-sky astrophotography cameras to create dazzling astrophotos.
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Celestron CGX 800 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGX 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the all-new state of the art CGX computerized equatorial mount.
$2,899.00
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Celestron CGX 925 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGX 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the all-new state of the art CGX computerized equatorial mount.
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Celestron CGX 1100 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGX 1100 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the all-new state of the art CGX computerized equatorial mount.
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Celestron CGX 925 EdgeHD 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
CGX 925 HD combines Celestron's all-new state of the art CGX computerized equatorial mount with its acclaimed EdgeHD optical system.
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Celestron CGX 800 EdgeHD 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
With 8 inches of aperture and our premium StarBright XLT coatings, the CGX 800 HD gives you over 800 times the light gathering power than the unaided eye and is the lightest and most portable telescope in its class.
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Celestron CGX 1100 EdgeHD 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
CGX 1100 HD combines Celestron's all-new state of the art CGX computerized equatorial mount with its acclaimed EdgeHD optical system.
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Celestron CGEM II 800 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the newly redesigned CGEM II computerized equatorial mount. It is the most lightweight and portable of the three size models.
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Celestron CGEM II 925 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGEM II 925 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the newly redesigned CGEM II computerized equatorial mount.
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Celestron CGEM II 1100 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
The CGEM II 1100 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope features Celestron's premium StarBright XLT coated optics and the newly redesigned CGEM II computerized equatorial mount.
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Celestron CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
With 8 inches of aperture and our premium StarBright XLT coatings, the CGEM II 800 HD gives you over 800 times the light gathering power than the unaided eye and is the lightest and most portable telescope in its class.
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Celestron CGEM II 925 EdgeHD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
With over 9 inches of aperture and our premium StarBright XLT coatings, the CGEM II 925 HD gives you over 1000 times the light gathering power than the unaided eye.
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Celestron CGEM II 1100 EdgeHD Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
CGEM II 1100 HD combines Celestron's newly redesigned CGEM II computerized equatorial mount with its acclaimed EdgeHD optical system.
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More About Astrophotography Telescopes
To get stunning shots of deep-space objects, you will need a telescope with optical and mechanical specifications that are optimized for that purpose. Orion Telescopes stocks some outstanding telescopes for astrophotography. They typically feature relatively low f-ratios to minimize camera exposure times. The superb optics and large fully illuminated fields of view of these telescopes ensure sharp, vivid images. You're sure to find an Orion telescope that fits your budget and astrophotography goals! Click the "Resources to Help You Choose Astrophotography Equipment" link above for more information.

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