Here we have compiled a list of our recommended beginners telescopes. Ideal for first time users wanting to get started. We have a few different type such as refractors, reflectors and maksutov telescopes. All do certain things better than others. As always, if you need help in deciding on the best telescope, just get in touch with us.
Recommended accessories for all these telescopes are below with links that will open a new window.
The Sky-Watcher Heritage-76 has been specially designed to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) and the 400th Anniversary of Galileo’s first telescope. This is not only a highly functional precision optical instrument but also a beautiful collector’s piece, desk or shelf ornament, and ideal gift.
The SkyWatcher Mercury 707 70mm Refractor Telescope offers fine views of the Planets, Moon and brighter deep sky objects. Complete and ready to use this instrument offers excellent performance at a remarkable price.
The entry-level class of reflecting telescopes begins with the Omegon 76/700 AZ. The Jupiter system with its four large Galilean moons or the rings of Saturn can now be seen, as can innumerable lunar craters. Ideal beginners telescope!
Do you want to be able to observe the Moon and planets but also landscape, trees and animals? The Omegon MightyMak is a compact all-rounder that is easy to use for almost all types of observing and for photography.
Discover the night sky above you! The Zoomion Viking 60AZ telescope lets you see thousands of craters on the lunar surface or Saturn with its rings. This refractor telescope unlocks so many secrets of the night sky.
The compact Heritage-100P is a lightweight and convenient grab-and-go scope. With its quality 100mm f/4 parabolic optics, it can be used to view the Moon and bright planets and also has enough light gathering for the observation of star clusters, bright galaxies and nebulae.
The Red Planet Series, RP-100 is a Newtonian Reflector telescope. It’s large 76mm diameter reflecting mirror captures plenty of light for crisp, bright images and startling detail. The RP-100 features a high-quality, heavy duty aluminum tripod.