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Orion SkyScanner 100mm Reflector Telescope and Tripod Bundle
4.8 / 5.0
If there isn't a table at your favorite observing spot, we now provide our Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope bundled with a sturdy field tripod so you can scan the skies anywhere! An included 6.3mm eyepiece yields high-power views.
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Orion Observer 70mm EQ Refractor Telescope Kit
4.8 / 5.0
This value-packed kit comes with everything you need to observe the night sky right away. Includes Observer 70mm telescope, 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, EZ Finder II, diagonal, Shorty 2x Barlow, MoonMap 260, Telescope Observer's Guide book and more!
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
4.7 / 5.0
The SkyScanner 100mm table top reflector is a perfect starter telescope. It is large enough to view night sky objects such as the Moon, planets, and bright nebulas and star clusters, yet compact enough to sit on a desk or store in your closet.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 EQ Reflector Telescope Kit
4.6 / 5.0
Our compact StarBlast 4.5 EQ combines 4.5" aperture wide-field (f/4.0) parabolic reflector optics with our sturdy EQ-1 equatorial mount. This value-packed kit comes with a Shorty 2x Barlow and the Orion Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit.
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$259.99
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Orion StarSeeker IV 80mm GoTo Refractor Telescope Kit
The value-packed StarSeeker IV 80mm GoTo Refractor Telescope Kit is a great setup for beginning amateur astronomers since it's loaded with so many great accessories and features a complete GoTo telescope system.
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$479.99
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$449.99
3 easy payments of $150.00
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Orion 40th Anniversary SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Telescope
With a unique silver telescope tube and a deluxe set of extra accessories, this limited-edition 40th Anniversary SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian reflector telescope is sure to stand out at star parties and dark sky sites.
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$499.99
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$449.99
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Orion FunScope Astro Dazzle 4.5" Reflector Telescope Kit
4.5 / 5.0
The Orion FunScope AstroDazzle Reflector Kit includes extra accessories for beginning stargazers. The Orion-exclusive telescope is decorated with a unique, full-color collage of popular space objects that's a joy to look at and through!
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$199.99
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Orion SpaceProbe 3 AZ Reflector Telescope & Starter Kit
4.9 / 5.0
This 3" reflector telescope and accessory bundle is a perfect for children who are interested in stargazing. Includes a complete 3" altazimuth reflector telescope, Astronomy book, Moon Map, and Star Target planisphere.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 EQ Reflector & AstroTrack Motor Drive
4.6 / 5.0
This combination of our popular StarBlast 4.5 EQ Reflector and AstroTrack Motor Drive is a complete telescope setup that's ideal for any backyard astronomer who wants to enjoy the benefits of motorized tracking with a wide-field optical instrument.
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Orion SpaceProbe 130 EQ Reflector Telescope
4.4 / 5.0
The SpaceProbe 130EQ is an affordable beginner telescope. The classic long-tube Newtonian design allows for all around great performance. The EQ-2 mount is very sturdy and you can add the optional electronic drive for automatic tracking.
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$279.99
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$269.99
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Orion StarBlast 80 AutoTracker Refractor Telescope Kit
4.0 / 5.0
This portable 80mm refractor is ideal for on-the-go astronomers, or for those looking for a compact telescope with precise automatic tracking abilities. This value-packed kit comes with a Shorty 2x Barlow and the Orion Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit.
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$299.99
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$249.99
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Orion Observer 70mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
4.8 / 5.0
The Observer 70mm is affordable and easy to operate. It has brighter more detailed view than the 60mm. The telescope comes with everything you need to start observing right away. This is a great beginner telescope.
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$149.99
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$139.99
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Orion GrandView 16-48x65mm Waterproof Zoom Spotting Scope
5.0 / 5.0
With excellent fully multi-coated optics and a comfortable 45anddeg; angled eyepiece packed into a durable, waterproof housing, the Orion GrandView 16-48x65mm Waterproof Zoom Spotting Scope will amaze you with crisply detailed views of the outdoors.
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$115.99
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SkyLine 8" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope
4.8 / 5.0
Loaded with great features and a deluxe set of performance enhancing accessories, the SkyLine 8" Dobsonian Reflector is a substantial telescope capable of providing amazing views of the Moon, planets, nebulas, star clusters, and galaxies.
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$649.99
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$599.99
3 easy payments of $200.00
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Orion StarBlast 90mm AZ Refractor Telescope Kit
4.7 / 5.0
With its substantial 90mm (3.5") aperture and f/7.3 optics, the StarBlast 90mm Refractor is the great grab-and-go telescope you've been looking for. This value-packed kit comes with a Shorty 2x Barlow and the Orion Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit.
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$259.99
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Orion Observer 60mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope
4.6 / 5.0
The Observer 60mm is perfect for the young beginner. It has a red dot finder scope that makes it easy to find objects. The light weight tripod and optical tube make it very portable. It includes everything you need to get started viewing.
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Orion StarMax 90mm TableTop Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
4.6 / 5.0
This table top 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain is a lightweight and compact telescope for the beginning viewer that you can take anywhere. The red dot finder scope makes it easy to find objects in the sky. The mount can also be attached to a photo tripod.
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$229.99
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Orion StarBlast 80mm AutoTracker Refractor Telescope
4.0 / 5.0
This portable 80mm refractor telescope is ideal for astronomy buffs on-the-go, or for those looking for a compact telescope setup with motorized tracking. After a simple alignment, this tabletop telescope will track celestial objects automatically!
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Orion Apex 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
4.8 / 5.0
The Orion Apex 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope is both high-power and compact - perfect for the beginner for both astronomy and terrestrial viewing. The correct-image finder scope makes locating objects easy.
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$239.99
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$219.99
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Orion SpaceProbe 3 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
4.5 / 5.0
The Orion SpaceProbe 3 is a great beginner's telescope at a great price. It is perfect for viewing the moon, planets, and some nebulas. A very portable, light weight, and uncomplicated telescope.
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$129.99
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More About Beginner Telescopes
The question of which telescope is best for the beginner is asked a lot. The answer to that question really depends on what is important to you, because the best telescope for a beginner is one that they will use and enjoy. There are many factors, most of which can only be answered by you, to pick the best beginner telescope Price, portability, what you can see with your new telescope, and features such as computerized and GoTo functionality are the common attributes for the beginner to consider. Beginner telescopes are typically easy to use and maintain, will show you the moon and planets, and feature good optical and mechanical quality. Click the "Resources to Help You Choose a Telescope" link above for more information.

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