Archive for July, 2013
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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Zhumell Eclipse 114

The Zhumell Eclipse 114 gives beginning star-gazers hands-on control of a very respectable 114mm aperture. Motor-driven, this telescope automatically adjusts angle, compensating for the earth’s constant rotation. A bestsellin...


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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Orion SpaceProbe 3

Orion does a good job suiting the beginner with its SpaceProbe 3 telescope. A detailed look at the moon’s craters, or distant stars, or even space junk is very possible with the unit’s 3-inch primary mirror and dual eye-pie...



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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Bushnell Talking Reflector

Bushnell’s Talking Reflector Telescope astounds and teaches newbie astrologers about many space objects and concepts. The 4mm and 20mm eye-pieces combined with its power-boosting lens ensure great experiences every time. With...


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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Ioptron SmartStar R80

The Ioptron SmartStar R80 is a great option for beginners and novices. The scope and build of this model are particularly small and portable. Setup is very quick. The interface is easy to use. The R80′s 80mm scope aperture, e...



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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Ioptron SmartStar N114

Beginners can be certain of a great starter telescope with the Ioptron SmartStar N114. Ease in assembly and great aperture rates make this model a winner. 9503 Features: -SmartStar N114 Computerized Telescope. -Color: Astro Blu...


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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Meade ETX-80AT-TC

Going hundreds of years back, mankind has marveled at the stars. Astronomy and the use of telescopes have gained recognition over the years for value in science and even personal hobby and amusement. Today, telescopes are cruci...



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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Celestron 90LCM

Ranking high on our top ten list again is Celestron with its 90LCM model. Terrestrial and celestial viewing are great with this beginner’s 90mm-refracting telescope. The computer system boasts 4,000 pre-programmed objects for...


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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Orion StarBlast 6i

Orion’s response to competitors in the beginner’s telescope market: have a seat and get comfortable. The StarBlast 6i incorporates an easy to use, all-digital, 14,000 pre-programmed object interface into a clever and comfor...



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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Celestron 4SE

The Celestron 4SE is another amazing beginner’s telescope. The computerized mount and guidance system carries nearly 40,000 pre-programmed objects with additional programmability. The NexStar 4 SE delivers great views of the ...


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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Celestron 130SLT

Celestron’s NexStar 130 SLT is our top pick in the beginner’s category, proving that a good telescope sucks people into the hobby, rather than pushing them away. The Newtonian design of the NexStar 130 SLT is optimized to p...