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For the Ambitious Beginner

Telescopes good enough for the ambitious beginner to grow into. If you're willing to spend the time on learning how to use more complex telescope mounts and invest in good optics, these scopes are totally worth it.

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  1. saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope
    AUD $249.00

    In Stock

    Beginners will want to start their astronomy journey with the fuss-free saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope.

    This starter telescope comes with a focal length of 900mm and an aperture of 114mm, meaning you'll get bright and detailed views of sky objects. Combined with the accompanying eyepieces, finderscope, erecting eyepice and equatorial mount, you'll be able to appreciate views of the Moon, planets and bright deep sky objects in no time. 

    The saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope is easy to set up and lightweight enough to transport to and from your desired viewing site.

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  2. Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 70AZ Telescope
    AUD $299.00

    In Stock

    • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
    • Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
    • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
    • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
    • 70mm refractor with fully coated glass optics for bright, sharp views.
    • Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, 2x Barlow Lens, StarSense smartphone dock, erect image diagonal, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a full-height tripod.
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  3. saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive
    AUD $319.00

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    Beginners will want to start their astronomy journey with the fuss-free saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope.

    This starter telescope comes with a focal length of 900mm and an aperture of 114mm, meaning you'll get bright and detailed views of sky objects. Combined with the accompanying eyepieces, finderscope, erecting eyepice and equatorial mount, you'll be able to appreciate views of the Moon, planets and bright deep sky objects in no time. 

    The saxon 1149EQ Reflector Telescope is easy to set up and lightweight enough to transport to and from your desired viewing site.

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  4. Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ Telescope
    AUD $389.00

    Backorder Available

    • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
    • Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
    • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
    • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
    • 114mm (4.5”) Newtonian reflector with highly reflective coatings and enough light gathering ability to view all the best celestial objects.
    • Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, 2x Barlow Lens, StarSense smartphone dock, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a full-height tripod.
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  5. Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ Telescope
    AUD $399.00

    Backorder Available

    • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
    • Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
    • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
    • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
    • 80mm refractor with fully coated glass optics for bright, sharp views.
    • Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, 2x Barlow Lens, StarSense smartphone dock, erect image diagonal, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a full-height tripod.
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  6. Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian Telescope
    AUD $429.00

    Backorder Available

    • Manual German equatorial mount with setting circles - to locate and track sky objects
    • Adjustable, full height steel tripod with deluxe accessory tray
    • Quick and easy no-tool setup
    • Accessories include a 20mm and 10mm eyepiece, and a finderscope
    • Download Starry Night Basic Software with a 36,000 object database, printable sky maps and enhanced images including 3D renderings of stars, exoplanets, and galaxies
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  7. Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 127AZ Telescope
    AUD $429.00

    Backorder Available

    • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
    • Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
    • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
    • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
    • 127mm (5”) Newtonian reflector with highly reflective coatings and enough light gathering ability to view all the best celestial objects.
    • Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, 2x Barlow Lens, StarSense smartphone dock, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a full-height tripod.
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  8. SkyWatcher 102 AZ3-R Maksutov Cassegrain
    AUD $599.00

    Backorder Available

    With maximum practical magnification of 204x, this telescope will reveal Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s bands and the phases of Venus and the Moon

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  9. Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102 Telescope
    AUD $749.00

    In Stock

    • Unleash the power of your smartphone to take you on a guided tour of the night sky—no telescope experience required.
    • Patent-pending StarSense sky recognition technology uses your smartphone to analyze star patterns overhead and calculate its position in real time. Check phone compatibility here.
    • StarSense Explorer app automatically generates a list of objects currently visible. View planets, brighter nebulae and galaxies, star clusters, and double stars from the city. Or take your telescope to darker skies to view faint, deep sky objects.
    • Manual altazimuth mount with smooth, dual-axis slow-motion controls makes it easy to follow the on-screen arrows to your desired target. When the bullseye turns green, it’s ready to view in the telescope’s eyepiece.
    • 102mm (4”) refractor with high transmission XLT optical coatings and enough light gathering ability to view all the best celestial objects.
    • Includes 25mm and 10mm eyepieces, StarSense smartphone dock, erect image diagonal, a red dot finderscope (in case you want to use the telescope without your phone), and a sturdy, full-height tripod.
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  10. Celestron Astro Fi 90 Wi-Fi Refractor

    Regular Price: AUD $899.00

    Special Price AUD $749.00

    Backorder Available

    • Control your telescope via integrated WiFi using the free Celestron SkyPortal app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
    • 90 mm refractor with fully coated glass optics provides outstanding views of the Moon, planets, and nebulae, and more.
    • Accessory tray holds 2 x 1.25” eyepieces, miscellaneous accessories, including a rubber-lined area for a smart phone or small tablet.
    • Includes a StarPointer finderscope, 2 Kellner eyepieces, and mirror star diagonal.
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