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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

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

Celestron Advanced VX

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

Celestron NexStar Evolution

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

Celestron CGEM II

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

Celestron CGX

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

Celestron CGX-L

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

Celestron Optical Tube Assemblies

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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

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

Celestron SkyProdigy

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

Celestron NexStar SLT

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

Celestron Omni XLT

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

Celestron AstroMaster

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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

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

Celestron CPC

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

Celestron CPC Deluxe

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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 worldÂ’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.