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 worlds 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.