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Orion StarMax 90 Mak-Cass Telescope & Planetary Kit
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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 AstroView 102mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
Sharp 102mm (4") refractor optics, a sturdy equatorial mount, and great accessories including two quality Plossl eyepieces and Orion's DeepMap 260 only begin to tell the story of this capable and low-maintenance beginner telescope setup.
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Orion AstroView 102mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
102mm refractor optics, a sturdy equatorial mount, and great accessories including two Plossl eyepieces only begin to tell the story of this capable and low-maintenance beginner telescope. You also get five essential extras to enhance the experience.
$599.99
3 easy payments of $200.00
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Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Sun & Moon Kit
Powerful, easy to use and affordable, this versatile bundle allows exploration of the night sky and the sun. This value-packed bundle includes a Safety Film Solar Filter, Orion's MoonMap, DeepMap 600, and a smartphone photo adapter.
$609.99
3 easy payments of $203.33
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$634.97
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Orion Observer 90mm Equatorial Refractor Sun and Moon Kit
Optimized for close-up views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects, the Observer 90 EQ proves why refractors are so coveted among amateur astronomers. Comes with a 6x30 finder scope and two quality Plossl eyepieces for 36x and 90x power.
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Orion Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
With big 4.5"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable beginner telescope is a cut above typical starter models. The Sun and Moon Kit also includes two quality Plossl eyepieces, and more.
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Orion Observer 134mm Equatorial Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
With big 5.3"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable telescope will reveal impossibly cool celestial wonders every night out. Includes two quality Plossl eyepieces and a 6x30 optical finder scope.
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Orion StarBlast II 4.5" EQ Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
The StarBlast II 4.5" EQ Reflector Sun and Moon Kit on an adjustable EQ tripod makes it easy for the whole family to enjoy stargazing. Includes a solar filter, moon filter, reference material and a smartphone adapter.
$339.99
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Orion SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Sun and Moon Kit
The Orion SpaceProbe 130ST reflector is perfect for the more serious beginner, providing beautiful views of both planets and deep-sky objects. With plenty of included accessories, this scope will keep you enjoying the night sky for years to come!
$459.99
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Orion Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Motor Drive Kit
With big 5.3"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount with a motor drive included to track your target objects, this capable telescope will reveal impossibly cool celestial wonders every night out. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 6x30 finder scope.
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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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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 Kit
With point-and-view simplicity and bold 5.3" reflector optics, the SkyScanner BL 135mm Dob will delight you with bright views of celestial treasures. Kit comes with extra must-have items: Moon filter, 174-page Observer's Guide, and a planisphere.
$419.99
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$434.96
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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 Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope Kit
With big 4.5"-diameter mirror optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable beginner telescope is a cut above typical starter models. This value-added Kit includes five essential extras to enhance your experience.
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$229.99
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Orion Observer 134mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope Kit
With big 5.3"-diameter mirror optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable beginner telescope will show you the Moon, planets, nebulas, and more. You also get five essential extras to enhance your experience.
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Orion Observer 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
Optimized for close-up views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects, this scope proves why refractors are so coveted among astronomers. Value-packed Kit includes extra must-have items: MoonMap, Moon filter, planisphere, and filter set.
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$349.99
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Orion Observer 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
Set your sights on the Moon, planets, and beyond with the Observer 90 EQ. The 90mm refracting optics provide low-power 36x and high-power 90x views with the two included Plossl eyepieces. The sturdy equatorial mount lets you track objects easily.
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Orion Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
With big 4.5"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable beginner telescope is a cut above typical starter models. Ours also includes two quality Plossl eyepieces and a "red dot" finder scope.
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$199.99
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$169.99
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Orion Observer 134mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope
With big 5.3"-diameter optics and a sturdy EQ mount to manually track your target objects, this capable telescope will reveal impossibly cool celestial wonders every night out. Includes two quality Plossl eyepieces and a 6x30 optical finder scope.
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$299.99
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$249.99
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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.

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