November 16th, 2011
If you have been looking in the stores, you can’t be blamed for thinking that the only way you are going to get decent price on a telescope is to buy one of the cheapest models they have. However if you do not want to end up with a telescope that is not worth much more than the box it came in, you should be looking for an Orion telescope as even their entry level telescopes are with the same attention to detail that you would expect to find in a much more expensive professional models
If you are thinking about buying an Orion telescope to get started in a new hobby or to get your child started in one, you will find that at Telescopes.net we carry a wide selection of these and many other brands of telescopes and accessories to choose from at the lowest prices you are likely to find anywhere on the web.
November 15th, 2011
When you are looking for a good beginner’s telescope it can be easy to think that the common brands sold in most stores like Meade and Celestron are the best choice as they are relatively inexpensive. However, if you are more interested in superior quality, you may find that Vixen telescopes will fit the bill very nicely and with a little savvy shopping can be found at very affordable prices.
Even though Vixen telescopes have been in business for over 60 years they are still producing one of the best entry level telescopes on the market today. The Vixen RS130Sf is considered a perfect beginners telescope and can be mated to the StarBook S Controller to provide you with a great way to examine the night sky. You can find a complete line of Vixen telescopes and accessories at Telescopes.net at prices that are not going to drain your bank account.
November 14th, 2011
With the Christmas season just around the corner your kid has started to bug you about buying him a Celestron telescope this year and he might as well have been speaking a foreign language considering how much you know about buying telescopes. You should not however let this deter you from buying your son the gift he most wants for Christmas. Instead you need to find somewhere that can help you learn how to buy a telescope.
At Telescopes.net, we have great prices on the Celestron telescope that is perfect for the new astronomer in your family. To help you understand more about what you are looking for, we have an entire section of our website that is filled with tips and information. This is our Choose and Use Your Gear section and in it you will find a series of articles that explain how to choose a telescope in easy to understand terms so that you can shop with the confidence that comes with knowing how to buy the right telescope for your teen.