Celestron Telescopes

Celestron is now the leading brand of telescopes in the US market and is also a market leader in terms of value for your telescope dollar. Whether you are in the market for an inexpensive beginner telescope or you are an advanced user pursuing astrophotography, there is probably a Celestron telescope that will fit your needs. Celestron telescopes equipped with the NexStar go to computer technology are the most popular choice among beginners who shop at Skies Unlimited.

  • Celestron NexStar SE

    Celestron NexStar SE


    Celestron's NextStar computer helps you find thousands of stars, planets, galaxies and more at the touch of a button!

  • Celestron Advanced VX

    Celestron Advanced VX


    Celestron Advanced VX series telescopes combine a photo capable German equatorial mount with your choice of optical tube.

  • Celestron NexStar Evolution

    Celestron NexStar Evolution


    Celestron Nexstar Evolution Series Telescopes incorporate a Wi-Fi interface that allow you to control your telescope from your smartphone.

  • Celestron CGEM II

    Celestron CGEM II


    Celestron CGEM II is an updated and upgraded version the venerable CGEM mount.

  • Celestron CGX

    Celestron CGX


    Celestron CGX Series telescopes are based upon the innovative CGX mount which offers a 55 pound instrument capacity.

  • Celestron CGX-L

    Celestron CGX-L


    Celestron CGX-L series telescopes include Celestron's largest and most capable German equatorial mount.

  • Celestron Optical Tube Assemblies

    Celestron Optical Tube Assemblies


    Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD optical tube assemblies are popular with people who already own a suitable telescope mount but are seeking more aperture or focal length.

  • Celestron Rowe-Ackerman Schmidt Astrograph

    Celestron Rowe-Ackerman Schmidt Astrograph


    Celestron Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrographs offer wide field f/2.2 optics combined with 11 inches of aperture.

  • Celestron SkyProdigy

    Celestron SkyProdigy


    Celestron SkyProdigy telescopes use an integrated imaging camera and patented StarSense Technology to automatically align the telescope.

  • Celestron NexStar SLT

    Celestron NexStar SLT


    NexStar SLT is Celestron's line of entry level computerized go to telescopes priced under $500.

  • Celestron Omni XLT

    Celestron Omni XLT


    Celestron Omni XLT telescopes are suitable for beginning to intermediate users who are comfortable locating celestial objects on their own.

  • Celestron AstroMaster

    Celestron AstroMaster


    Celestron AstroMaster is a line of beginner telescopes that will allow you to explore the craters of the Moon, the moons of Jupiter, and the rings of Saturn.

  • Celestron FirstScope

    Celestron FirstScope


    Celestron Firstscope and Cometron Firstscope are ideal beginner telescopes for young children.

  • Celestron CPC

    Celestron CPC


    Celestron's CPC Series with SkyAlign Technology and GPS provides quick and simple alignment and ease of set-up and use.

  • Celestron CPC Deluxe

    Celestron CPC Deluxe


    Celestron's award-winning EdgeHD optical system is now available on a newly designed top-of-the-line dual fork arm computerized mount.

Why are Celestron Telescopes so popular?

Celestron telescopes have been one of the most popular brands in the field for nearly four decades. Since manufacturing its first telescope in 1960, Celestron has grown to become the world’s leading telescope maker. Celestron produces everything from modest telescopes for children, to observatory class instruments used by numerous colleges and universities.

Celestron's greatest strength lies in the mainstream market for computerized telescopes featuring go to technology and priced between $500 and $2000. Celestron dominates this market in terms of both selection and value, with more models to choose from and more features for your dollar than any competitor on the market. Their NexStar SE, NexStar Evolution, and NexStar Advanced VX series telescopes all target this mainstream market.

Celestron has also assumed a leadership role in terms of technical innovation. Their StarSense technology, which provides fully automated alignment of the NexStar Go To computer system, has proven to be the most reliable and commercially successful technology ever introduced in this field. Celestron also continues to develop innovative optical designs, including their EdgeHD and Rowe-Ackerman optics that target the astronomical imaging market. Try a Celestron telescope and see for yourself why they are the market leader.

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