SPONSORED: Six top reflector telescopes for beginners

Passionate about the universe? Then check out our guide to buying the best instrument for observing it


Written by Lauren Ray John

Did you decide to start a new hobby? Astronomy can be a great past-time activity for people who are passionate about this subject. If you want to watch and study stars, you need to find a good reflector telescope that is both affordable and easy to use. This is until you learn more about this topic and you can purchase any telescope.

In this article we are going to show you six of the best reflector telescopes for beginners that are currently on the market. We’ve selected these telescopes because they are easy to use and they are budget-friendly. This way, you don’t have to spend a fortune on a new hobby.

1. Celestron Astromaster 114 EQ

This is the best reflector telescope for beginners because it combines a great price with amazing features. If you want to know more about this telescope you can check a review of the Celestron Astromaster 114 EQ. This telescope is a bit more complex then other models created for beginners. Despite this fact, it is still easy to use and you benefit from a wide variety of features.

Users mentioned that this device is easy to assemble, even for people who are novices. It is also very versatile because you can study the stars but you can also use it too see animals and birds that are far away. It comes with a 20mm eyepiece which offers 50x magnification and a 10mm eyepiece which allows 100x magnification.

2. Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro

Another perfect reflector telescope for beginners. This telescope is easy to use and it is high-quality considering its price range. One great feature is that it is very compact and it is especially designed for beginners. It has a 4.5” aperture and a f/4 focal ration which provides bright views of the solar system.

It comes pre-assembled so that you don’t have to worry about putting it together. The telescope includes 2 Explorer II 1.25” a 17” and a 6”. This proves that the Orion StarBlast is a great and well-equipped telescope that anybody passionate about astronomy can use.

3. Celestron PowerSeeker 76 AZ

This Celestron telescope is another great device for novice astronomers. The Celestron PowerSeeker 76 AZ is the smallest and the most compact reflector telescope from the PowerSeeker series. This is why it is ideal for beginners. It is also very easy to set up and it offers clear images.

This is one of the best telescopes to carry along on a trip because of its small size and easy set-up. It has a coated 76mm objective and it comes with a 4mm and 20 mm eyepieces. The focal length is 700mm. In order to make this device even better, you will also receive 3X Barlow lens to magnify the eyepiece’s power.

4. Byomic G 114/900 EQ-SKY

This device makes a great first telescope because it is user-friendly and easy to set up. It comes with an equatorial mount and 3 Kellner eyepieces (10mm, 15mm, and 25mm). If you want to see the stars even more closely, you will be glad to know that it comes with Barlow lens (2x magnification).

Users mentioned that this telescope is easy to set up and to use. The 114mm aperture offers you a better view of the Moon and you can see even smaller details of different planets. You can also choose the optional motor-driven system which makes it easier to track certain objects without even touching the device.

5. Bresser Pollux 150/1400 EQ3

The Bresser Pollux telescope is another amazing device for beginners. This telescope comes with a 150mm lens and it offers high luminous efficiency compared to other scopes in this price range. It also has a focal length of 1400 mm.

One of its best features is that it comes with a camera-adapter so you can connect your smartphone to the telescope and take amazing pictures that all of your friends will love. Like many other scopes for beginners this telescope has 2 Kellner eyepieces (20mm and 4mm) and an equatorial mount.

6. Byomic Beginners Reflector 76/700

The last but not the least, the Byomic Beginners is another amazing scope for beginners. Just like its name states, this telescope is especially designed for people who are new to astronomy. One of its best features is that is offers 120x zoom. Also, this telescope comes with 3 eyepieces (4mm, 12.5mm, and 20mm).

The adjustable tripod will make it easier for you to observe anything you want, from planets to animals. You will also receive a finder with the telescope. This makes it easier to aim for certain object you want to observe.

These are just a few of the best reflector telescopes for beginners. Remember to take into consideration your budget and the most important features you want from a telescope before you decide which one is best for you.

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