What are the best telescopes under 100 dollars?

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    #1Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope

    Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope

    The Celestron 21024 FirstScope is a fantastic and portable telescope indicated especially for kids. It features high-quality Dobsonian style with a 76mm aperture reflector tube. 

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    Annie Hao
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "This is a reasonable and cheap beginner telescope. I recommend it to a novice."
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    #2Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ

    Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ

    The Celestron ExploraScope 60AZ is the right choice for anybody who is looking for an easy-to-use telescope to explore the Moon and stars. It includes a red dot Finderscope that lets you see objects in the heaven and allows you to focus them in your telescope's eyepiece.


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    Edward Nguyen
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "This is easy to use and under $100. You get what you pay for though, of you want something spectacular and powerful, then you need to spend more. "
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    #3 iExplore 50AZ Telescope

     iExplore 50AZ Telescope
    iExplore 50AZ Telescope is the best option for beginners and kids! It has a long 600 mm focal length that lets you see objects in the sky like the Moon and stars, and also animals like birds!
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    Christopher Munoz
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "I bought is a birthday gift to my daughter. She loved it a lot.I will definitely recommend it"
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    #4TwinStar AstroMark 80mm Telescope

    TwinStar AstroMark 80mm Telescope

    This amazing telescope has an 80mm achromatic objective lens and a short 400mm focal length that provides you with the greatest views ever! It is a versatile tool that can be used for astronomy, bird watching, hunting, and more!


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    Anthony Woods
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "This is a high quality telescope that is relatively affordable. It is highly portable and has excellent optics for the price."
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    #5Celestron 21023 Cometron FirstScope

    Celestron 21023 Cometron FirstScope
    This compact telescope is the perfect option for beginners who are looking for a tool that lets them discover any kind of objects in the sky. It is a tabletop telescope that gives people the most bright views! 


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    Ralph Snyder
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "The Cometron is a basic telescope. It is meant for a better look at the moon and maybe a few planets. It is good as an introductory telescope but recognize that it does not help much with small, distant objects."
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    #6Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope

    Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope

    The Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope is a suitable telescope for kids and beginners. It features excellent glass elements for crisp images, smooth functioning in an azimuth mount, and it is also easy to focus.

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    Charlotte Ding
    Written on January 28, 2018
    " Amazing telescope. I have used a number of telescopes and this is one of the best based on flexibility, ease of use and performance. When mounted on a simple Eq. tracking mount I am getting better pictures than with my C925 that has been a significant source of disappointment. For this price there is no better telescope in the market. Just edited my original review to add a few photos I took last winter, including lovely comet Lovejoy. These photos are from a really dark place and were processed with Photoshop. However, I just needed a 1-minute exposure at 6400 ISO with my Canon DSLR connected directly to the rear of the telescope (no diagonal). Then I mounted the telescope on a regular Eq. Mount (an additional advantage of this telescope is that it is very light so no heavy duty mount is required... however it needs to be properly aligned and you need to be careful not to touch the camera, telescope or mount when taking a photo to avoid vibration). When I bought this telescope I was needing the equivalent of a 400mm to 600mm lens for my Canon DSLR. These lenses cost several thousand dollars so I bought instead this telescope as it was a very low risk investment compared to the potential benefits. As you can see it really paid off.."

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Best What are the best telescopes under 100 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Celestron 21024 FirstScope TelescopeOther 2 Paid
2Celestron ExploraScope 60AZElectronics 1 Paid
3 iExplore 50AZ TelescopeOther 0 Paid
4TwinStar AstroMark 80mm TelescopeOther 0 Paid
5Celestron 21023 Cometron FirstScope Other 0 Paid
6Celestron 21035 70mm Travel ScopeOther 0 Paid
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