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Choosing Your First Telescope
Astronomy is a terrific hobby, and it’s one that the whole family can enjoy. If you’re just getting started with stargazing, no doubt you’re ready to buy your first telescope. Here are a few excellent models — one of them will surely fit your needs. If you’re a complete novice, the videos shown below should also help out a little, as you make your first telescope purchase. It’s pretty exciting, isn’t it?
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Best Refractor Telescopes for Beginners
Best Beginner Reflector Telescopes
Celestron NexStar 6 SE — a Terrific Catadioptric Telescope
The Celestron NexStar 6 SE is an excellent example of a Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope — one which combines the best features of refractor and reflector telescopes.
Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
In the video below, Rich Bonaduce ranked the Orion SkyQuest #1 in the Top Ten List of Amateur Telescopes. Watch the video and find out why.