SkyWatcher 6 Traditional Dobsonian Telescope Main

SkyWatcher 6” Dobsonian is one of our favorite telescopes in the market. It offers incredible value for the price. We recommend it to almost anyone.

Meade Polaris 130 Main 2

Meade Polaris 130 is one of the best starter telescopes thanks to its good quality optics and grab-and-go design.

It is no surprise Orion XT6 has a special place in the hearts of astronomers who entered the astronomy world with it. It is without a doubt, one of the best telescopes to start out with astronomy.

Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

We love the Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian because it has perfect optics and great build quality. It is hand down one of the best telescopes for someone who is just starting out with astronomy.

The Sky-Watcher 8” Collapsible Dobsonian is one of the most portable options available for an 8” telescope without resorting to expensive, complicated custom builds.

SkyWatcher 8 Dobsonian Telescope

SkyWatcher 8” is the best budget 8” Dobsonian. Simply because it has the best optics for the price and great build quality.

Zhumell Z8 is unrivaled.


SkyQuest XT8 offers maximum power per dollar, but it lacks accessories.

Its flimsy base pulls down StarBlast II 4.5EQ, but the high-quality optics are fair compensation. 7.9 Great Optics Portable Plössl Eyepieces Low Price Wobbly Tripod Hard to Use Rankings Check Price On ↓AmazonCheck Price On ↓OPT Previous Next Review An equatorial mount at the budget price range is always a poor choice. They are plastic, unstable, hard to Orion StarBlast II 4.5 EQ Telescope Review: Countering Earth’s Motion

For an affordable price Orion SpaceProbe 130mm Short Tube EQ Reflector Telescope is a great model for beginner and mid-level astronomers. It is well-made and overall provides great functionality.