If you are a beginner in skywatching, this article will help you to choose your best telescope yourself. There are three (3) models of optical telescope available online and offline.
- Refractor Telescope
- Reflector Telescope
- Catadioptric Telescope
Let me help you to choose your telescope. In a list below I have selected the best available telescopes in India, considering skill level and budget.
- Beginner – Cheap Telescope: Celestron 50AZ
Refractor telescope with 50 mm aperture designed by Celestron. This model is perfect for beginners looking to buy a low budget telescope. Fully coated glass optics with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness, contrast, and clarity. Ideal model to observe moon craters.
This telescope has a focal length of 600mm and can be used for Land and Sky observation.
Price: Rs. 4,443/- | Buy Now from Amazon
2. Beginner – Good Quality Telescope: Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ
Pan handle Alt-Az control with clutch – for smooth and accurate pointing designed by Celestron. This model appreciated by beginners looking for a good quality telescope. This is a refractor telescope with 70 mm aperture and permanently mounted star pointer. The tripod, mount, and optical tube come together without using any tools (Easy Setup).
Price: Rs 11,590/- | Buy Now from Amazon
3. Beginner – Best Quality Telescope: Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ
Celestron Astronaster 130eq is one of my favorite telescopes. If budget is not a concern, you can buy this telescope without a second thought.
This telescope produces a clear image of moon and planets. AstroMaster 130eq is also loaded with German Equatorial mount with Setting circles – to accurately locate and track sky objects. Ideal for observing Moon Craters, Planets, Nebulae, and Stars.
Price: Rs. 15,990 | Buy Now from Amazon
All telescope models I have suggested above is the same brand “Celestron”. Celestron has been an optics industry leader for decades and hence manufactures the best in class telescopes for all skill levels. Celestron telescopes are appreciated worldwide by amateur astronomers and professionals.
Hope this article will help you to choose your best suitable telescope.