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Orion StarMax 90 Review: Masterful Engineering
Orion StarMax 90 is an excellent telescope for viewing the Moon and major planets such as Saturn and Jupiter. Its optics are perfect for high magnifications. But unfortunately, it comes with a downside.
Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ Reflector Telescope Review: Flawed Optics
Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ seems like a cheap, high-powered telescope. The problem is this is achieved with a flawed optical design.
Meade Polaris 127 EQ Reflector Telescope: Not Recommended
Although Meade Polaris 127 seems promising, it is not nearly as good as you might think. Just get its older brother, Polaris 130.
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Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ Review: Don't Fall Into The Trap.
StarSense Explorer LT 114AZ has one of the worst quality optics that is in the astro-tech industry.
Meade StarNavigator NG 90 Maksutov Review: "Budget" Motors
Meade StarNavigator NG 90 is a great planetary performer...but it has its flaws.
SkyWatcher Virtuoso Review: A Mess
SkyWatcher Virtuoso provides a set of barely useful features for a high price.
Meade StarNavigator 114 NG Review: It's a Trap!
The optical tube of StarNavigator NG 114 is an awfully made Bird-Jones.
Celestron 114 LCM Computerized Telescope Review: A Hoax
Celestron 114 LCM is an attempt to make higher profits with cheap parts.
Meade StarNavigator NG 125 Maksutov Review: Much Better
Meade StarNavigator NG 125 is the most powerful of the StarNavigator line, and the best one.
Meade ETX 90 Review: Small and Plastic
Meade ETX 90 has a great optical tube attached to a poorly executed, plastic motor mount.
Celestron NexStar 127 SLT Review: Planet Monster
Celestron NexStar 127 devours planets.
Meade ETX 125 Review: The Solar System, for 700$?
Meade ETX 125 is a major improvement over ETX 80 and ETX 90, but the improvement is costly.
Celestron NexStar 4SE Review: Getting Closer
Celestron NexStar 4SE is an admirable attempt to create a Solar System performer.
Celestron NexStar 90 SLT Review: The Solar System Without The Battery
Celestron NexStar 90 SLT has a significant problem; there is no battery.
Meade LX65 5" Review: Strong but Archaic
Meade LX65 5" is delightfully sturdy and has faultless optics, but it is equipped with 30-year-old, unreliable tech.
Celestron NexStar 6SE Review: Timeless
NexStar 6SE is a classic, and rightfully so.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 Review: More Tech, Less Optics
Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 is packed with the latest tech but comes with rather modest optical power.
Celestron NexStar 5SE Review: Incomplete Perfection
Celestron NexStar 5SE is delightful, but it is not perfect. The high price tag doesn't help.
Meade LX65 6" ACF Review: Amazing and Tedious at the Same Time
Meade LX65 6" promises unrivaled optical quality and a tedious mount.
Meade LX65 6" Review: Faulty Mount
LX65 6” is a sad story.
Celestron NexStar 8SE Review: Legendary
Celestron NexStar 8SE has a phenomenal optical tube that makes you overlook its issues.
Celestron Advanced VX 6" SCT Review: Master of None
The Advanced VX 6” Schmidt-Cassegrain is arguably overkill for a visual setup.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 Review: Masterpiece
Celestron NexStar Evolution Series are the "Pro" models for telescopes. They are not cheap, and they don't apologize for it.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8" EdgeHD Review: Mission Astronomy, Completed.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 8" EdgeHD delivers; and, goes beyond what is expected.
Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 Review: Overachiever
Celestron NexStar Evolution 9.25 over the top by every measure and that includes its price tag.
Celestron Advanced VX 9.25″ SCT Review: Light Bucket From the Future
Celestron Advanced VX 9.25 is an excellent choice for more adept amateur astronomers.
Celestron CPC 1100 GPS Review by Zane Landers
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.