10 Best Refractors for January 2021

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Celestron - AstroMaster 90EQ Refractor Telescope - Refractor Telescope for Beginners - Fully-Coated Glass Optics - Adjustable-Height Tripod - BONUS Astronomy Software Package
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Celestron

AstroMaster 90EQ Refractor Telescope, Refractor Telescope for Beginners, Fully-Coated Glass Optics, Adjustable-Height Tripod, BONUS Astronomy Software Package

by Celestron
What We like

QUICK SETUP & LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together features a lightweight frame and a manual German Equatorial mount for smooth and accurate pointing. Setup is quick and easy, with no tools required.

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Product Features

  • POWERFUL REFRACTOR TELESCOPE: The Celestron AstroMaster 90EQ Refractor telescope is a powerful and user-friendly refractor telescope. It features fully-coated glass optics, a sturdy and lightweight frame, two eyepieces, a StarPointer red dot finderscope and an adjustable tripod.
  • INCLUDED ACCESSORIES: Weve included 2 eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), a tripod, erect image star diagonal, and a StarPointer red dot finderscope. Accessories also include a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs.
  • HIGH-QUALITY 90MM OPTICS: The heart of the system is a fully-coated 90mm primary mirror. The AstroMaster mount features two slow-motion control knobs that allow you to make precision adjustments to view celestial and terrestrial objects.

Powerful refractor telescope: the Celestron astromaster 90eq refractor telescope is a powerful and user-friendly refractor telescope. it features fully-coated glass optics, a sturdy and lightweight frame, two eyepieces, a starpointer red dot finderscope and an adjustable tripod. Included accessories: weve included 2 eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), a tripod, erect image star diagonal, and a starpointer red dot finderscope. accessories also include a free download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs. High-quality 90mm optics: the heart of the system is a fully-coated 90mm primary mirror. the astromaster mount features two slow-motion control knobs that allow you to make precision adjustments to view celestial and terrestrial objects.

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Celestron - 80LCM Computerized Refractor Telescope - Telescopes for Beginners - 2 Eyepieces - Full-Height Tripod - Motorized Altazimuth Mount - Large 80mm Refractor Reflector
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Celestron

80LCM Computerized Refractor Telescope, Telescopes for Beginners, 2 Eyepieces, Full-Height Tripod, Motorized Altazimuth Mount, Large 80mm Refractor Reflector

by Celestron
What We like

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), 1.25 erect image star diagonal & a StarPointer red dot finderscope. Download the SkyPortal App for added enjoyment.

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Product Features

  • SKYALIGN TECHNOLOGY: This telescope for adults and kids to be used together features SkyAlign alignment that makes locating celestial objects simple. Just center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and the LCM can orient itself to the night sky and find other objects automatically.
  • BONUS FREE STARRY NIGHT SOFTWARE: This Celestron 80LCM Computerized Telescope includes a FREE download of one of the top consumer rated astronomy software programs for an interactive sky simulation.
  • COMPUTERIZED AUTOMATIC TELESCOPE: The Celestron 80LCM Computerized Refractor Telescope with all glass optics can automatically locate 40,000 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.

Skyalign technology: this telescope for adults and kids to be used together features skyalign alignment that makes locating celestial objects simple. just center any three bright objects in the eyepiece, and the lcm can orient itself to the night sky and find other objects automatically. Computerized automatic telescope: the Celestron 80lcm computerized refractor telescope with all glass optics can automatically locate 40,000 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 80lcm 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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Explore Scientific FL-AR102600TN Firstlight Tube Refractor Telescope with TWI Nano, 102mm, White
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Explore Scientific FL-AR102600TN Firstlight Tube Refractor Telescope with TWI Nano

102mm, White

by Explore Scientific (Sporting Goods)
What We like

Comes with 40mm draw tube focuser

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Product Features

  • Plossl 25mm Eyepiece and Red dot finder
  • Twilight nano alt/AZ mount
  • 600mm focal length F/6.47 telescope
  • Smartphone camera Adapter

600mm focal length f/6.47 telescope Smartphone camera adapter Twilight nano alt/az mount Plossl 25mm eyepiece and red dot finder

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Orion 9005 AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor Telescope
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Orion 9005 AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor Telescope

by Orion
What We like

Also capable of achieving pleasing views of the Moon and bright planets. Bearing material- Friction bearings

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Product Features

  • Includes sturdy adjustable-height tripod, equatorial mount for manual slow-motion celestial tracking and an internal polar alignment scope for precision performance
  • Includes two Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, smooth 2" rack & pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror star diagonal, and Starry Night astronomy software
  • 120mm (4.7") aperture and 600mm focal length refractor provides sharp views of nebular clouds, star clusters, and galaxies
  • Wonderful wide-field refractor telescope for viewing deep-sky objects with crisp resolution

Includes sturdy adjustable-height tripod, equatorial mount for manual slow-motion celestial tracking and an internal polar alignment scope for precision performance Wonderful wide-field refractor telescope for viewing deep-sky objects with crisp resolution Includes two sirius plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, smooth 2" rack & pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror star diagonal, and starry night astronomy software 120mm (4.7") aperture and 600mm focal length refractor provides sharp views of nebular clouds, star clusters, and galaxies

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Orion AstroView 90mm EQ Refractor Telescope Kit
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Orion AstroView 90mm EQ Refractor Telescope Kit

by Orion
What We like

The AstroView 90mm refractor features a 3.5" aperture and 910mm focal length for crisp views of deep-sky objects, the Moon, and planets

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Product Features

  • Get more gear at an amazing price with this 90mm Refractor Telescope Kit
  • Track objects across the sky with the included EQ-2 equatorial mount and its manual slow-motion controls
  • Includes two Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, 90-degree mirror diagonal, Starry Night astronomy software download, and more
  • Kit includes Moon Filter, Four Color Planetary Filters, MoonMap 260 and Star Target planisphere

Get more gear at an amazing price with this 90mm refractor telescope kit Track objects across the sky with the included eq-2 equatorial mount and its manual slow-motion controls Kit includes moon filter, four color planetary filters, moonmap 260 and star target planisphere Includes two sirius plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, 90-degree mirror diagonal, starry night astronomy software download, and more

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Orion 9836 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
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Orion 9836 120mm f/5.0 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly

by Orion
What We like

120mm aperture and 600mm focal length refractor provides crisp wide-field views exhibiting high contrast

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Product Features

  • Optical tube only - mount, tripod, and accessories sold separately
  • Perfectly portable at just 8.6 lbs., makes for a great grab and go telescope
  • Rich-field refractor optical tube assembly with big 4.7" aperture for deep-sky pursuits and wide-field astrophotography use
  • 2" rack and pinion focuser accepts both 2" and 1.25" eyepieces and accessories

Optical tube only - mount, tripod, and accessories sold separately 2" rack and pinion focuser accepts both 2" and 1.25" eyepieces and accessories Rich-field refractor optical tube assembly with big 4.7" aperture for deep-sky pursuits and wide-field astrophotography use Perfectly portable at just 8.6 lbs., makes for a great grab and go telescope

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Orion 9024 AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope
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Orion 9024 AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope

by Orion
What We like

Can also be used for pleasing daytime terrestrial viewing with a correct-image diagonal (correct-image diagonal sold separately)

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Product Features

  • Included EQ-2 adjustable tripod and equatorial mount for manual slow-motion celestial tracking
  • A powerful, high-quality refractor telescope at a jaw-dropping low price
  • Includes two Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, smooth-adjusting 1.25" rack & pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror diagonal for comfortable nighttime performance, Starry Night astronomy software, and more
  • 90mm (3.5") aperture and 910mm focal length for crisp views of deep-sky objects, the Moon, and planets

A powerful, high-quality refractor telescope at a jaw-dropping low price Includes two sirius plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, smooth-adjusting 1.25" rack & pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror diagonal for comfortable nighttime performance, starry night astronomy software, and more Included eq-2 adjustable tripod and equatorial mount for manual slow-motion celestial tracking 90mm (3.5") aperture and 910mm focal length for crisp views of deep-sky objects, the moon, and planets

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Orion 10282 STARBLAST 90mm Altazimuth Travel Refractor Telescope
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Orion 10282 STARBLAST 90mm Altazimuth Travel Refractor Telescope

by Orion
What We like

Also includes Orion's moonmap 260 to help you identify some 260 lunar surface features including craters, mountain ranges, "seas" And more!

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Product Features

  • Includes two Quality Kellner eyepieces (not cheapie "H" Eyepieces like with most other brands) for 20x and 56x magnification!
  • Telescope, tripod, and all accessories Pack conveniently into rugged carry case for travel anywhere
  • Sturdy stainless steel tripod with pan head is a cut way above what normally comes standard with beginning-level telescopes
  • Complete 90mm Refractor telescope for daytime viewing or nighttime stargazing

Complete 90mm refractor telescope for daytime viewing or nighttime stargazing Telescope, tripod, and all accessories pack conveniently into rugged carry case for travel anywhere Sturdy stainless steel tripod with pan head is a cut way above what normally comes standard with beginning-level telescopes Includes two quality kellner eyepieces (not cheapie "h" eyepieces like with most other brands) for 20x and 56x magnification!

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Orion 10013 GoScope 80mm TableTop Refractor Telescope (Burgundy)
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Orion 10013 GoScope 80mm TableTop Refractor Telescope (Burgundy)

by Optronic Technologies, Inc
What We like

Lightweight design lets you take the Go Scope anywhere and its base can be easily mounted on a tripod with a 3/8 inch or 1/4-20 threaded post

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Product Features

  • EZ Finder II red-dot sight makes it easy to accurately aim the Go Scope, then you can view them through the included 20mm or 10mm 1.25-Inch telescope eyepieces
  • Ideal for beginners, the Go Scope 80mm collects over 70% more light than a 60mm refractor telescope
  • Bring the cosmos to your table! This little wonder telescope packs a big performance punch with its 80mm aperture refractor optics and compact portable tabletop base
  • Observe the Moon, planets, star clusters and bright cloudy nebulas

Bring the cosmos to your table! this little wonder telescope packs a big performance punch with its 80mm aperture refractor optics and compact portable tabletop base Observe the moon, planets, star clusters and bright cloudy nebulas Ez finder ii red-dot sight makes it easy to accurately aim the go scope, then you can view them through the included 20mm or 10mm 1.25-inch telescope eyepieces Ideal for beginners, the go scope 80mm collects over 70% more light than a 60mm refractor telescope

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Orion Observer 80ST 80mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit
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Orion Observer 80ST 80mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope Kit

by Orion
What We like

The included EQ-1B equatorial mount and adjustable-height tripod allows smooth slow-motion movement to easily track objects in the sky

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Product Features

  • An ideal refractor telescope package for the observer on-the-go, the compact Observer 80ST packs a lot of performance into a petite telescope design
  • Value-packed telescope kit also includes a 2x Shorty Barlow, MoonMap 260, Orion Telescope Observer's Guide book, Star Target Planisphere, and RedBeam Mini LED keychain flashlight
  • Telescope Kit includes extra value-packed accessories for a fun stargazing experience
  • Includes two 1.25" telescope eyepieces, red-dot aiming sight, smooth rack and pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror diagonal for comfortable viewing, and more!

Telescope kit includes extra value-packed accessories for a fun stargazing experience Includes two 1.25" telescope eyepieces, red-dot aiming sight, smooth rack and pinion focuser, 90-degree mirror diagonal for comfortable viewing, and more! Value-packed telescope kit also includes a 2x shorty barlow, moonmap 260, Orion telescope observer's guide book, star target planisphere, and redbeam mini led keychain flashlight An ideal refractor telescope package for the observer on-the-go, the compact observer 80st packs a lot of performance into a petite telescope design

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