10 Best Computerized Telescopes for January 2021

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Orion 10134 SkyQuest XT8g Computerized GoTo Dobsonian Telescope
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Orion 10134 SkyQuest XT8g Computerized GoTo Dobsonian Telescope

by Orion
What We like

Innovative GoTo Dobsonian reflector telescope with fully motorized object location and automatic tracking of over 42,000 celestial wonders

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Product Features

  • The XT8g now comes Wi-Fi enabled, which means it can be controlled wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet instead of with the SynScan hand controller. Just download the SynScan Pro app to your iOS or Android device to enjoy wireless GoTo control
  • 8" aperture reflector optics reveal detailed views of the planets and Moon, as well as deep-sky objects such as nebulas, galaxies, and sparkling star clusters
  • Includes 2" dual-speed (11:1) Crayford focuser, 28mm 2" DeepView eyepiece, 12.5mm 1.25" illuminated crosshair Plossl eyepiece, EZ Finder II reflex sight, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Starry Night software, and more
  • All GoTo motors, gears, and encoders come pre-installed on the Dobsonian base boards so assembly is quick and easy

All goto motors, gears, and encoders come pre-installed on the dobsonian base boards so assembly is quick and easy The xt8g now comes wi-fi enabled, which means it can be controlled wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet instead of with the synscan hand controller. just download the synscan pro app to your ios or android device to enjoy wireless goto control Includes 2" dual-speed (11:1) crayford focuser, 28mm 2" deepview eyepiece, 12.5mm 1.25" illuminated crosshair plossl eyepiece, ez finder ii reflex sight, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, starry night software, and more 8" aperture reflector optics reveal detailed views of the planets and moon, as well as deep-sky objects such as nebulas, galaxies, and sparkling star clusters

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Meade Instruments 228003 Lx65 6
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Meade Instruments 228003 Lx65 6" ACF Computerized Telescope with AudioStar

by Meade
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PORTABLE & VERSATILE MOUNT Newly designed single-arm mount with built-in handle for easy portability Also includes two vixen-style dovetails for the ability to hold two OTAs at once

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Product Features

  • Computerized goto technology features Meade AudioStar - 30 000+ object-database locating system that finds and tracks objects of the night sky
  • LX65 6" Advanced coma-free (ACF ) focal length 1524mm (f/10) ACF creates pinpoint star images with a flatter field and reduces astigmatism while eliminating diffraction spikes Ideal for high-resolution visual observing and capable of planetary astrophotography
  • Max Focal Length: 1524.0
  • 6" (152mm) APERTURE Coupled with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC ) specialized multi-layered coatings to improve and enhance performance
  • ACCESSORIES INCLUDED Comes with (1) Super Plssl 26mm Eyepiece (1) Red-dot Viewfinder (1) 1 25" Diagonal Mirror (1) Bubble Level/Compass & (1) Meade AutoStar Suite Astronomy Planetarium Software DVD

Max focal length: 1524.0 6" (152mm) aperture coupled with Meade's ultra-high transmission coatings (uhtc ) specialized multi-layered coatings to improve and enhance performance Lx65 6" advanced coma-free (acf ) focal length 1524mm (f/10) acf creates pinpoint star images with a flatter field and reduces astigmatism while eliminating diffraction spikes ideal for high-resolution visual observing and capable of planetary astrophotography Computerized goto technology features Meade audiostar - 30 000+ object-database locating system that finds and tracks objects of the night sky Accessories included comes with (1) super plssl 26mm eyepiece (1) red-dot viewfinder (1) 1 25" diagonal mirror (1) bubble level/compass & (1) Meade autostar suite astronomy planetarium software dvd

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iOptron 9803B-A SmartStar-N114 GPS Computerized Telescope - Astro Blue with Carry Bag
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iOptron 9803B-A SmartStar-N114 GPS Computerized Telescope

Astro Blue with Carry Bag

by iOptron
What We like

Using the easy-to-use, GoToNova hand controller with 5000 object database, you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.

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Product Features

  • Built-in 32-channel GPS for easy set up
  • 114 mm Newtonian reflector optical tube assembly with 1,000 mm focal length
  • Two eyepieces (K9 and K25) come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object.
  • Also includes aluminum tripod and canvas carry bag

Built-in 32-channel gps for easy set up 114 mm newtonian reflector optical tube assembly with 1,000 mm focal length Two eyepieces (k9 and k25) come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object. Also includes aluminum tripod and canvas carry bag

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Celestron - StarSense AutoAlign Telescope Accessory - Automatically Aligns Your Celestron Computerized Telescope to the Night Sky in Less Than 3 Minutes - Advanced Mount Modeling
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StarSense AutoAlign Telescope Accessory, Automatically Aligns Your Celestron Computerized Telescope to the Night Sky in Less Than 3 Minutes, Advanced Mount Modeling

by Celestron
What We like

Aligns in 3 minutes or less - Provides advanced mount modeling?

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Product Features

  • ENABLES automatic alignment of your Celestron computerized telescope
  • No need to identify or locate any star in the sky
  • Any mount with 5.x or greater is compatible with the software
  • StarSense automatically aligns your telescope, so you can begin observing in minutes

No need to identify or locate any star in the sky Enables automatic alignment of your Celestron computerized telescope Starsense automatically aligns your telescope, so you can begin observing in minutes Any mount with 5.x or greater is compatible with the software

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Meade Instruments – ETX125 Observer – 127mm Aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain (MAK) Computerized GoTo Astronomy Telescope with AudioStar 30,000+ Object-Database & Guided Audio Tours - EQ Plate Tilt Plate
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Meade Instruments – ETX125 Observer – 127mm Aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain (MAK) Computerized GoTo Astronomy Telescope with AudioStar 30,000+ Object-Database & Guided Audio Tours

EQ Plate Tilt Plate

by Meade
What We like

AudioStar Computer Hand Contriller with 30, 000 object data base and 4 hours of presentation

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Product Features

  • Fork Mount with DC Servo Motors, Full Size Steel Tripod with EQ tilt plate
  • Apeture 127mm/ Focal length 1900mm, Ratio: f/15, multi-coated optics / Internal Flip Mirror System for dual viewing
  • Two 1. 25" 9. 7mm and 26mm Super Plossl Eyepieces / Red-dot viewfinder

Two 1. 25" 9. 7mm and 26mm super plossl eyepieces / red-dot viewfinder Fork mount with dc servo motors, full size steel tripod with eq tilt plate Apeture 127mm/ focal length 1900mm, ratio: f/15, multi-coated optics / internal flip mirror system for dual viewing

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iOptron 9502R-A SmartStar-R80 Computerized Telescope - Cosmic Orange with Carry Bag
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iOptron 9502R-A SmartStar-R80 Computerized Telescope

Cosmic Orange with Carry Bag

by iOptron
What We like

Using the easy-to-use, GoToNova hand controller with 5000 object database, you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.

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Product Features

  • Two eyepieces (K10 and K25) come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object.
  • Includes a canvas carry bag for easy storage and travel
  • 80 mm refractor optical tube assembly with 400 mm focal length
  • Aluminum tripod with adjustable height control

80 mm refractor optical tube assembly with 400 mm focal length Aluminum tripod with adjustable height control Includes a canvas carry bag for easy storage and travel Two eyepieces (k10 and k25) come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object.

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Celestron NexStar 4 SE Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope - with Accessory Kit (Night Vision Flash Light, Sky Maps, Moon Filter, Optical Cleaning Kit)
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Celestron NexStar 4 SE Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope

with Accessory Kit (Night Vision Flash Light, Sky Maps, Moon Filter, Optical Cleaning Kit)

by Celestron
What We like

SkyAlign allows you to align on any three bright objects, for a fast & easy alignment process

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Product Features

  • StarBright XLT enhanced coatings for maximum light transmission and clarity
  • StarPointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects
  • Computerized hand control with nearly 40,000 object database & motorized altazimuth mount
  • Quick release optical tube for easy no-tool setup

Quick release optical tube for easy no-tool setup Starpointer finderscope to help with alignment and accurately locating objects Computerized hand control with nearly 40,000 object database & motorized altazimuth mount Starbright xlt enhanced coatings for maximum light transmission and clarity

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Meade Instruments – StarNavigator NG 90mm Refracting Computerized GoTo Astronomy Telescope w/AudioStar 30,000+ Object-Database & Audio Tours – Mount & Tripod Included – for Beginner Adults & Family
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Meade Instruments – StarNavigator NG 90mm Refracting Computerized GoTo Astronomy Telescope w/AudioStar 30

000+ Object-Database & Audio Tours – Mount & Tripod Included – for Beginner Adults & Family

by Meade
What We like

Dual-axis DC servo motors provides smooth and accurate variable-rate tracking

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Product Features

  • Single Arm Mount / Full Size Aluminum Tripod with Accessory Tray, 2 Tier / bubble level and compass
  • AudioStar Computer Hand Controller with 30,000 object data base and 4 hours of presentation
  • Apeture 90mm/ Focal length of 900mm, f/10 focal ratio
  • Two 1.25" 9mm and 26mm eyepieces / 90 degree 1.25" Erect Prism Diagonal / Red-dot finder

Audiostar computer hand controller with 30,000 object data base and 4 hours of presentation Apeture 90mm/ focal length of 900mm, f/10 focal ratio Two 1.25" 9mm and 26mm eyepieces / 90 degree 1.25" erect prism diagonal / red-dot finder Single arm mount / full size aluminum tripod with accessory tray, 2 tier / bubble level and compass

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Celestron - NexStar 4SE Telescope - Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users - Fully-Automated GoTo Mount - SkyAlign Technology - 40,000+ Celestial Objects - 4-Inch Primary Mirror
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NexStar 4SE Telescope, Computerized Telescope for Beginners and Advanced Users, Fully-Automated GoTo Mount, SkyAlign Technology, 40,000+ Celestial Objects, 4-Inch Primary Mirror

by Celestron
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Nexstar computerized telescope: The NexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope features Celestrons iconic orange tube design with updated technology and the latest features for amazing stargazing for beginners and experienced observers.

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Product Features

  • Fully-automated go to mount: Featuring a database of more than 40,000 celestial objects, the go to mount built into our telescopes for astronomy beginners automatically locates and tracks objects for you.
  • Bonus free starry night software: The NexStar 4SE Telescope includes a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation.
  • 4-Inch aperture: The four-inch primary mirror in this Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope for adults and kids to be used together packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that our Solar System has to offer, while retaining a compact form factor.

Fully-automated go to mount: featuring a database of more than 40,000 celestial objects, the go to mount built into our telescopes for astronomy beginners automatically locates and tracks objects for you. Bonus free starry night software: the nexstar 4se telescope includes a free download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation. 4-inch aperture: the four-inch primary mirror in this maksutov-cassegrain telescope for adults and kids to be used together packs enough light-gathering ability to observe the best that our solar system has to offer, while retaining a compact form factor.

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Celestron - 114LCM Computerized Newtonian Telescope - Telescopes for Beginners - 2 Eyepieces - Full-Height Tripod - Motorized Altazimuth Mount - Large 114mm Newtonian Reflector
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Celestron

114LCM Computerized Newtonian Telescope, Telescopes for Beginners, 2 Eyepieces, Full-Height Tripod, Motorized Altazimuth Mount, Large 114mm Newtonian Reflector

by Celestron
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Everything you need: The Celestron LCM telescope comes with everything you need for stargazing, including an adjustable aluminum tripod, 2 high-quality eyepieces (25mm & 9mm), & a StarPointer red dot finderscope. Download the SkyPortal App for added enjoyment.Apparent Field of View:1.6

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Product Features

  • Bonus free starry night software: This Celestron 114LCM Computerized Telescope includes a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation.
  • Take the sky tour: If youre not sure of what to observe, the Sky Tour button will do the work for you. Simply press the button and your computerized telescope will generate a list of the best objects currently available to view in the sky.
  • Computerized automatic telescope: The Celestron 114LCM Computerized Newtonian Telescope with all glass optics can automatically locate 4,000 celestial objects with its GoTo mount and hand control, using star locating technology found on more advanced telescopes.

Computerized automatic telescope: the Celestron 114lcm computerized newtonian telescope with all glass optics can automatically locate 4,000 celestial objects with its goto mount and hand control, using star locating technology found on more advanced telescopes. Take the sky tour: if youre not sure of what to observe, the sky tour button will do the work for you. simply press the button and your computerized telescope will generate a list of the best objects currently available to view in the sky. Bonus free starry night software: this Celestron 114lcm computerized telescope includes a free download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation.

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