Best Telescopes Under $1000

Orion 10134 SkyQuest XT8g Computerized GoTo Dobsonian Telescope
  • Innovative GoTo Dobsonian reflector telescope with fully motorized object location and automatic tracking of over 42,000 celestial wonders!
  • 8" aperture reflector optics reveal detailed views of the planets and Moon, as well as deep-sky objects such as nebulas, galaxies, and sparkling star clusters
  • All GoTo motors, gears, and encoders come pre-installed on the Dobsonian base boards so assembly is quick and easy
  • Requires 12V power supply (sold separately) for motorized operation
  • Includes 2" dual-speed (11:1) Crayford focuser, 28mm 2" DeepView eyepiece, 12.5mm 1.25" illuminated crosshair Plossl eyepiece, EZ Finder II reflex sight, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Starry Night software, and more!

Meade LXD75 SN-8AT (f/4) Schmidt-Newtonian Telescope
  • Standard Features
  • Telescope Mounting: LXD75, German-type
  • Setting Circle Diameters, RA and Dec.: 2.25"
  • Polar Illuminated Viewfinder: included
  • RA Control System: 9-speed, microprocessor-controlled, 12v DC, 72mm (2.83") wormgear

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Celestron Nexstar 6SE Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope + Celestron Nexstar Case
  • 6-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope; StarBright XLT high transmission coatings come standard
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Quick-release fork arm mount, optical tube, and accessory tray for no-tool setup
  • SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright celestial objects, making for a fast and easy alignment process
  • Nearly 40,000 object database with 200 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects


Sky-Watcher ProED 100mm Doublet APO Refractor Telescope
  • 100 mm APO Refractor with ED Schott glass, 900 mm focal length (f/9), Dual-speed 2" Crayford-type focuser with 1.25" adaptor,
  • 20mm and 5mm 1.25" eyepieces, 8x50 RA viewfinder, 2" dielectric diagonal
  • Tube-ring attachment hardware, Aluminum carry case

Orion 9005 AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor Telescope
  • Wonderful wide-field refractor telescope for viewing deep-sky objects with crisp resolution
  • 120mm (4.7") aperture and 600mm focal length refractor provides sharp views of nebular clouds, star clusters, and galaxies
  • Also capable of achieving pleasing views of the Moon and bright planets
  • Includes sturdy adjustable-height tripod, equatorial mount for manual slow-motion celestial tracking and an internal polar alignment scope for precision performance
  • Includes two Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, smooth 2" rack & pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror star diagonal, and Starry Night astronomy software

Orion 9826 StarMax 127mm Equatorial Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
  • 127mm (5") aperture combined with a very long 1540mm focal length make the StarMax 127 a Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with multiple proficiencies
  • Ideal telescope for sharply detailed views of planets such as Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, as well as the Moon and brighter deep -sky gems
  • High-resolution imaging and visual performance in a telescope only 14.5" long!
  • Includes sturdy adjustable tripod and AstroView equatorial (EQ) mount for convenient slow-motion celestial tracking
  • Includes a 25mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" telescope eyepiece, 6x30 finder scope, 90-degree mirror diagonal, soft case for the optical tube and accessories, EQ mount polar -alignment scope, Starry Night software, and more!

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Hampton Nautical Solid Brass Galileo Stand Telescope, 62", Brass
  • 15X Magnification
  • Polished brass telescope body
  • Glass optics for a clear view (not plastic lenses)
  • Fully functional telescope focuses and magnifies
  • Sturdy wooden tripod supports telescope when viewing

Vixen Optics 39958 A70LF Refractor Telescope and Porta II Mount (White)
  • Mount: Port II Altazimuth Mount
  • Accessories; PL20mm; PL6.3mm; 31.7mm Erect Image Diagonal
  • Tripod: Aluminum 2 section adjustable; 90cm to 13cm
  • Optical Tube Diameter; 3" (76mm)
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