Telescopes

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.

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.

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

10” Collapsible is a great scope with a slightly more compact form factor.

The Unistellar eVscope is a product built largely on marketing hype.

The Radian Raptor 61 is sold for $1,000 and is advertised as a revolutionary telescope. In reality, it is merely a rebadged copy of the SharpStar 61EDPH, which is sold for half the price, with an included reducer/flattener and some gimmicky features.

The Orion SkyLine 6” is one of the best 6” Dobsonians out there and provides good value for the price and high-quality optics and components.