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Orion StarMax 90 Mak-Cass Telescope & Planetary Kit
5.0 / 5.0
Providing higher power views, the StarMax 90mm TableTop Mak-Cass packs that power into a tube just 11" long. Offering point-and-view ease of use and an expanded bundle of great accessories, this scope is a fun, pint-sized powerhouse.
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
4.7 / 5.0
Super-portable and easy to use, the SkyScanner 100mm will introduce the whole family to amazing celestial treasures. Its big 100mm parabolic mirror pulls in faint light. Pop it on a table in the yard and you're set. Includes Moon map and Moon filter.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope
4.7 / 5.0
Consistently garnering 5-star user ratings, the popular StarBlast 4.5 has introduced thousands of new stargazers to the wonders of the night sky. It's a sturdy, portable family telescope with superb 4.5" parabolic optics and top-tier accessories.
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Orion StarMax 90mm TableTop Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
4.6 / 5.0
Offering higher-power views than reflector and refractor telescopes, the StarMax 90mm TableTop Mak-Cass packs that power into a tube just 11" long. Offering point-and-view ease of use and great accessories, this scope is a fun, pint-sized powerhouse.
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Meade Polaris 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
The Polaris 90 telescope includes slow-motion controls that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder scope, 2x Barlow lens, three eyepieces, and erect-image diagonal. Assembled weight is approximately 18 lbs.
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Meade Polaris 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
The Polaris 114 telescope includes slow-motion controls on both axes that allow for easy tracking of objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot Viewfinder, 2x Barlow Lens, and three eyepieces. The assembled weight is approximately 19 lbs.
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Meade Wilderness 20-60x100mm Waterproof Zoom Spotting Scope
This spotting scope features high index Bak-4 prisms and high-quality, precision ground lenses coated with multiple layers of anti-reflection coatings to provide optical performance that is equal to or better than any spotting scope in its class.
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Orion GrandView Vari-Angle 20-60x80mm Zoom Spotting Scope
The powerful GrandView Vari-Angle 20-60x80mm Spotting Scope features a unique adjustable-angle eyepiece so you can easily view at 90-degrees, straight-through, or any angle in between! Explore distant objects in detail with the 20-60x zoom eyepiece.
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Orion Observer 80ST 80mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
4.2 / 5.0
This compact and portable refractor telescope with fast f/5 optics provides wonderfully wide views of the night sky. Along with the Observer 80ST refractor, the accessories included in this value-packed kit will enhance your stargazing experiences.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope MAX Kit
4.7 / 5.0
Consistently earning 5-star ratings, the popular StarBlast 4.5 has introduced many new stargazers to the wonders of the night sky. It's a sturdy, portable family telescope with superb parabolic optics and a vast array of top-tier accessories.
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Orion VersaGo E-Series 90mm Altazimuth Refractor
4.5 / 5.0
The whole family will enjoy effortless viewing day or night! The VersaGo 90 refractor serves up stunning views of lunar craters, Saturn's rings, and cool nebulas. Comes with two Plossl eyepieces, correct-image diagonal, red dot finder, and Moon map.
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Orion VersaGo E-Series 90mm Altaz Refractor Telescope Kit
5.0 / 5.0
The VersaGo 90 Refractor Telescope Kit serves up stunning views of lunar craters, Saturn's rings, and cool nebulas with an outstanding collection of helpful accessories.
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope Kit
4.7 / 5.0
Super-portable and easy to use, the SkyScanner 100mm will introduce the family to amazing celestial treasures. Its 100mm parabolic mirror pulls in faint light. Pop it on a table in the yard and you're set. Includes Moon map and filter, and much more!
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Orion StarBlast 102mm Travel Refractor Kit
4.0 / 5.0
A seriously fun 102mm (4" aperture) daytime/nighttime telescope that's ready to travel! Accessories include two Plossl eyepieces, Moon map, and rugged carry case. Kit adds 2x Barlow lens, 274-pg. Observer's Guide, planisphere, and red flashlight.
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Orion StarBlast 102mm Altazimuth Travel Refractor Telescope
4.0 / 5.0
Our versatile StarBlast 102mm Travel Refractor is a serious and seriously fun daytime/nighttime telescope that will reveal the universe in all its glory. The telescope, tripod, and accessories all pack up into a rugged carry case for easy transport!
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Meade 20-60x60 Spotting Scope
This versatile spotting scope allows superb nature viewing with a magnification range of 20-60x allowing you to scan scenic vistas and view flowers and animals in superb detail. Includes a soft carrying case and mini tabletop tripod.
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Orion SkyScanner BL102mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
Whether you pop it on a picnic table or the hood of your car, this pint-sized powerhouse will show the whole family a treasure trove of celestial wonders on any clear night. Includes two quality eyepieces, a 3x Barlow lens, and our MoonMap 260.
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Orion SkyScanner BL135mm Dobsonian Reflector Telescope
With point-and-view simplicity and bold 5.3" reflector optics, the SkyScanner BL 135mm Dob will delight you with bright, crisp views of the night sky's treasures. Comes with two quality eyepieces, 3x barlow lens, red dot scope, and MoonMap 260.
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Orion SkyScanner BL102mm TableTop Reflector Telescope Kit
Pop it on a picnic table or the hood of your car. This pint-sized powerhouse will show the whole family an array of celestial wonders on any clear night. Value-added Kit includes a Moon filter, book, and planisphere to enhance your experience.
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Meade Infinity 70mm Altazimuth Refractor Telescope Kit
The Infinity 70mm Alt-azimuth telescope kit features a slow-motion control rod that allows for easily tracking objects in the night sky. Includes a Red-Dot finder, 2x Barlow, two eyepieces, along with bonus accessories to enhance your experience.
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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.

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