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Observing the planets is probably the first thing you’re going to want to do with your telescope, as the planets are easy to find, bright, and visible regardless of light pollution conditions.

The Celestron CPC 800 GPS is a rather bulky telescope for its aperture, but it’s packed with performance and versatility.

The Celestron CPC 925 GPS is a fairly versatile scope and is great if you don’t plan on doing much imaging.

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Astrophotography, unfortunately, is a bit of a money pit. Not only is the gear expensive, but the overall quality of your images and the versatility of your rig is pretty much directly proportional to how much you spend.

The Celestron CPC 1100 GPS is an absolute monster of a telescope, and probably isn’t best as a beginner or “only” instrument – but boy, does it deliver.

Vaonis’ Stellina is arguably the iPhone – or iMac – of astrophotography telescopes.

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William Optics RedCat 71 is a high-quality imaging refractor that combines the best aspects of telephoto lenses and traditional astronomical refracting telescopes into a high-quality, well-arranged, and easy-to-use package

William Optics RedCat 71 is a high-quality imaging refractor that combines the best aspects of telephoto lenses and traditional astronomical refracting telescopes into a high-quality, well-arranged, and easy-to-use package