Best Telescope 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!

Orion 9515 BT100 Premium Binocular Telescope
  • Binocular-telescope with large 100mm aperture objective lenses provides bright wide-field views rich in contrast, depth, and detail
  • Accepts most 1
  • 25" interchangeable eyepieces so you can view at different magnifications (requires two eyepieces of the same focal length)
  • Includes two eyepieces that provide 22x magnification through the big binocular-telescope

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

BARSKA Anchormaster 28x60m Brass Refractor Telescope w/ Mahogany Floor Tripod
  • 28 Power solid refractor brass telescope that is elaborately detailed and polished
  • Includes high quality Plossl interchangeable eyepieces with a rack and pinion focuser (only one eyepiece included)
  • Fully coated achromatic lenses for brilliant images and equipped with a 45° erecting diagonal for correct image of land viewing
  • Brass cradle mounts allows the scope to move smoothly in all directions
  • Handcrafted Mahogany tripods with extendable legs and polished brass stabilizing chain

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

Tele Vue 3.7mm Ethos-SX 1.25" with 110 Degree Apparent Field of View, with 2" Eyepiece Adapter
  • Focal Length: 3.7mm
  • Barrel Size: 2"& 1-1/4"
  • Apparent Field of View: 110 deg
  • Eye Relief: 15mm
  • Field Stop: 7.04mm

Orion 13161 StarSeeker IV 150mm GoTo Reflector Telescope (Burgundy)
  • Our largest aperture StarSeeker IV grabs a lot of light for big, bright views of everything from the Moon and planets to distant nebulas, galaxies and star clusters
  • Huge GoTo database of over 42,000 objects, and handy built-in Tour mode lets you enjoy great views on any clear night
  • Once aligned, dual optical encoders on both axes of motion allow manual aiming of the telescope without losing GoTo alignment
  • After an object is selected, the StarSeeker IV 150mm locates and tracks it automatically so you can relax and enjoy the view
  • Includes GoTo hand controller, 23mm (32.6x) and 10mm (75x) wide-field 60-degree eyepieces, EZ Finder II sight, and more
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