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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for powerful spotting scopes.

Spotting scopes are great for birdwatching, stargazing, and other activities where you want to take a closer look at faraway objects. Browse the top-ranked list of powerful spotting scopes below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Celestron - Travel Scope 70 DX Portable Telescope - Gray/Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Helps to spot stars different phases of the moon !...Nice travel scope...When viewing the moon which takes up a lot of the view, I think I have it in the right spot, but when I let go of the bar to look through the lens the weight of the scope causes it to drift outside of the range of viewing the moon. "

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    Get a new perspective on nature and the Universe with the ideal day-to-night telescope, Travel Scope™ 70 DX. This refractor telescope includes a full height tripod and lots of bonus accessories, include a smartphone adapter so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece. It all packs up into a high-quality custom backpack—ready to go wherever your adventures take you. Whether you take it along on your next camping trip or enjoy an impromptu backyard stargazing session, setting up the telescope is a breeze. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on raised surfaces like a picnic table. By night, Travel Scope™ 70 DX delivers great views of the planets, the Moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy. During the day, Travel Scope™ 70 DX doubles as a spotting scope. Enjoy amazing views of birds, wildlife, boats on the water, migrating whales, and so much more. The entire telescope kit weighs just 3.3 pounds, so you can take it anywhere, hassle-free. Smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release Create your own stunning images and video of celestial or terrestrial objects with the smartphone adapter. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to your Travel Scope’s eyepiece. The additional magnification provided by the eyepiece allows your phone to capture great images of the Moon and planets. This smartphone adapter installs easily by clamping over the top of an eyepiece. The smartphone is held in position with the help of tightening knobs that securely lock your phone in place. To capture the best image, Celestron has also provided a Bluetooth shutter release that allows you to trigger the camera’s shutter on any Android or iOS smartphone remotely, without disturbing the placement of your phone and telescope. NOTE: Some large and/or bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter. Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope Navigate the sky confidently with Travel Scope™ 70 DX’s intuitive pan handle. The Alt-Az control with clutch allows for smooth tracking and accurate pointing. Like a photographic tripod, you can move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to follow your object in the eyepiece. Deluxe Accessories Included In addition to the smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release, Travel Scope™ 70 DX includes a full selection of optical accessories, including two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), an erect image diagonal, a finderscope, a 2x Barlow lens, and a 1.25” Moon filter. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications so you can view your subject at low or high power. The erect image diagonal allows for more comfortable viewing and right-side-up images. The permanently mounted finderscope will help you locate objects and quickly center them in your telescope’s eyepiece. Lastly, the Moon filter reduces glare and increases contrast on the surface of the Moon. Travel Backpack Pack up your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces, and accessories safely and securely in the included custom backpack. Starry Night Software Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing detailed information, plus tips and tricks for viewing our Solar System and beyond. Downloadable Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscapes eBook Familiarize yourself with the Moon, our neighboring world, with Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscapes eBook. This fascinating guide will take you on a tour of the Moon’s top geographical features, from the crater Tycho to the Sea of Tranquility where Apollo 11 astronauts landed.
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    "Helps to spot stars different phases of the moon !...Nice travel scope...When viewing the moon which takes up a lot of the view, I think I have it in the right spot, but when I let go of the bar to look through the lens the weight of the scope causes it to drift outside of the range of viewing the moon. "

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    Get a new perspective on nature and the Universe with the ideal day-to-night telescope, Travel Scope™ 70 DX. This refractor telescope includes a full height tripod and lots of bonus accessories, include a smartphone adapter so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece. It all packs up into a high-quality custom backpack—ready to go wherever your adventures take you. Whether you take it along on your next camping trip or enjoy an impromptu backyard stargazing session, setting up the telescope is a breeze. Even on your first time out, you can assemble the telescope and its accessories in just a few minutes. The adjustable tripod legs allow you to customize the telescope’s height or place it on raised surfaces like a picnic table. By night, Travel Scope™ 70 DX delivers great views of the planets, the Moon, star clusters and brighter deep sky objects like the Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy. During the day, Travel Scope™ 70 DX doubles as a spotting scope. Enjoy amazing views of birds, wildlife, boats on the water, migrating whales, and so much more. The entire telescope kit weighs just 3.3 pounds, so you can take it anywhere, hassle-free. Smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release Create your own stunning images and video of celestial or terrestrial objects with the smartphone adapter. With its light, rigid frame, this accessory allows you to connect any smartphone to your Travel Scope’s eyepiece. The additional magnification provided by the eyepiece allows your phone to capture great images of the Moon and planets. This smartphone adapter installs easily by clamping over the top of an eyepiece. The smartphone is held in position with the help of tightening knobs that securely lock your phone in place. To capture the best image, Celestron has also provided a Bluetooth shutter release that allows you to trigger the camera’s shutter on any Android or iOS smartphone remotely, without disturbing the placement of your phone and telescope. NOTE: Some large and/or bulky phone cases (including folio style cases) may need to be removed for the phone to fit in the adapter. Manual Alt-Azimuth telescope Navigate the sky confidently with Travel Scope™ 70 DX’s intuitive pan handle. The Alt-Az control with clutch allows for smooth tracking and accurate pointing. Like a photographic tripod, you can move the clutch in an up/down, left/right fashion to follow your object in the eyepiece. Deluxe Accessories Included In addition to the smartphone adapter and Bluetooth shutter release, Travel Scope™ 70 DX includes a full selection of optical accessories, including two eyepieces (20mm and 10mm), an erect image diagonal, a finderscope, a 2x Barlow lens, and a 1.25” Moon filter. The two eyepieces offer different magnifications so you can view your subject at low or high power. The erect image diagonal allows for more comfortable viewing and right-side-up images. The permanently mounted finderscope will help you locate objects and quickly center them in your telescope’s eyepiece. Lastly, the Moon filter reduces glare and increases contrast on the surface of the Moon. Travel Backpack Pack up your optical tube, tripod, eyepieces, and accessories safely and securely in the included custom backpack. Starry Night Software Download Celestron’s Starry Night Software and learn about the night sky, celestial objects, and how to plan your next observing session. Celestron Starry Night Software is the premier astronomy software package on the market, providing detailed information, plus tips and tricks for viewing our Solar System and beyond. Downloadable Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscapes eBook Familiarize yourself with the Moon, our neighboring world, with Robert Reeves’ Lunar Landscapes eBook. This fascinating guide will take you on a tour of the Moon’s top geographical features, from the crater Tycho to the Sea of Tranquility where Apollo 11 astronauts landed.
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  2. Barska - GLADIATOR 30 x 50 Binoculars - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "We are using them to help scout hunting spots. Happy purchase ....I ordered on-line but they came broken. Although they are powerful so I returned it in store and requested to reorder. "

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    Experience the outdoors with these Barska binoculars. A variety of magnifications paired with a strong zoom let you use them for many outdoor activities, while the ruby lens and fully coated optics minimize glare and capture clear images. Shock-absorbing rubber armor protects these Barska binoculars against damage from bumps and drops.
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    "We are using them to help scout hunting spots. Happy purchase ....I ordered on-line but they came broken. Although they are powerful so I returned it in store and requested to reorder. "

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    Experience the outdoors with these Barska binoculars. A variety of magnifications paired with a strong zoom let you use them for many outdoor activities, while the ruby lens and fully coated optics minimize glare and capture clear images. Shock-absorbing rubber armor protects these Barska binoculars against damage from bumps and drops.
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  3. Celestron - SkyMaster 15 x 70 Astronomical Binoculars - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Powerful...Powerful Binocs...A little too powerful hence the connector for a tripod. Othwise excellent for sky gazing."

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    These binoculars feature a large aperture that is ideal for astronomical viewing or for terrestrial use, especially over long distances. High-quality BAK-4 prisms and multicoated optics provide enhanced contrast, and the large center knob allows easy focusing.
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    "Powerful...Powerful Binocs...A little too powerful hence the connector for a tripod. Othwise excellent for sky gazing."

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    These binoculars feature a large aperture that is ideal for astronomical viewing or for terrestrial use, especially over long distances. High-quality BAK-4 prisms and multicoated optics provide enhanced contrast, and the large center knob allows easy focusing.
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  4. Celestron - NexStar 4 SE Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope - Orange - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great beginners scope...It is also very portable though heavier than some other entry level scopes."

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    Product Description

    Locate and observe objects in the night sky with this telescope that features StarBright XLT coatings for optimal light transmission and a StarPointer finderscope that helps you find and align objects easily.
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    "Great beginners scope...It is also very portable though heavier than some other entry level scopes."

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    Locate and observe objects in the night sky with this telescope that features StarBright XLT coatings for optimal light transmission and a StarPointer finderscope that helps you find and align objects easily.
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  5. Rexing - B1 10 x 25 Digital Night Vision Binoculars, Infrared (IR) Digital Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Powerful Night Vision...I will use it at night to spot in coming dogs or any person that tries to get in my property."

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    Observe objects from afar with the Rexing night vision binoculars. The f/1.2 aperture offers a balance between focal clarity and light sensitivity with seven unique modes for fine-tuning visibility, while the 10x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom magnification let you spot targets from extreme distances. The Rexing night vision binoculars feature a 2.31-inch LCD screen for viewing captured shots and IP56 water resistance for use in wet conditions.
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    "Powerful Night Vision...I will use it at night to spot in coming dogs or any person that tries to get in my property."

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    Observe objects from afar with the Rexing night vision binoculars. The f/1.2 aperture offers a balance between focal clarity and light sensitivity with seven unique modes for fine-tuning visibility, while the 10x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom magnification let you spot targets from extreme distances. The Rexing night vision binoculars feature a 2.31-inch LCD screen for viewing captured shots and IP56 water resistance for use in wet conditions.
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  6. Nikon - ACULON A30 10x25 Binoculars - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Used them at US Open to spot golf balls as a marshal. Worked great!...Compact, yet Powerful...He loved them and uses them regularly from our yard to spot hawks and other bird of prey. Very compact yet strong magnification and lite weight."

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    Enjoy a clear view from afar with these Nikon ACULON A30 binoculars, which feature Eco-Glass multicoated lenses with roof prisms for enhanced brightness and picture clarity. The dual-hinged, foldable design fits in your pocket or bag.
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    "Used them at US Open to spot golf balls as a marshal. Worked great!...Compact, yet Powerful...He loved them and uses them regularly from our yard to spot hawks and other bird of prey. Very compact yet strong magnification and lite weight."

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    Enjoy a clear view from afar with these Nikon ACULON A30 binoculars, which feature Eco-Glass multicoated lenses with roof prisms for enhanced brightness and picture clarity. The dual-hinged, foldable design fits in your pocket or bag.
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  7. Celestron - Starsense Explorer LT 114AZ Telescope App-Enabled Newtonian Reflector Telescope - Silver/Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Really good first scope...Got this for our 12 y.o. grandson and was a spot on purchase. Quality scope for the price point. ...Good starting scope...So far an excellent starting scope, just be sure to read the instructions"

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    Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer—the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your phone in the unique StarSense dock and launch the StarSense Explorer app. After aligning your phone to the telescope’s optics (a quick, 2-minute procedure), StarSense Explorer generates a list of celestial objects currently visible. Make your selection and arrows appear onscreen, guiding you as you to move the telescope. When the object is ready to view, the bullseye turns green. Smartphone Compatibility StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and up and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later manufactured since 2016. For a complete compatibility list, click here. Patent-Pending StarSense Sky Recognition Technology StarSense Explorer uses patent-pending technology and your smartphone to determine exactly where the telescope is pointed in the night sky. A Lost in Space Algorithm (LISA), like the ones satellites use in orbit to correctly reorient themselves, helps the app match star patterns it detects overhead to its internal database. While other astronomy apps may claim that they can help you find objects, they rely exclusively on the phone’s gyros and accelerometers, which aren’t as accurate as LISA technology. No other app can accurately tell you when your target is visible in the eyepiece. Sturdy Altazimuth Mount StarSense Explorer LT’s simple altazimuth mount makes it easy to move the telescope to find your target. An altitude slow motion adjustment with a sliding rod helps you fine tune the telescope’s pointing position and follow targets as they appear to drift across the night sky. It’s all anchored by an adjustable, full-height tripod. Dazzling Views with High Quality Optics With a large 114mm (4.5”) objective lens, this telescope has enough light gathering ability to bring out detail in celestial objects. You can expect sharp, bright views of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster. Perfect for the City or Dark Sky Sites Even if you live in a light polluted city location, StarSense Explorer is advanced enough to be able to pick out Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, the Orion Nebula, double stars, and a few more of the most famous celestial objects. But if you can take the telescope to an even slightly darker location, more objects will become visible. With this 4.5” Newtonian and relatively dark skies, the Andromeda Galaxy, Hercules Open Star Cluster, and so many more are easily within your reach. The entire telescope kit weighs just 10.4 pounds, so it’s perfectly portable and easy to bring on your next camping trip or to a remote observing site. Everything You Need to Observe Immediately When you unbox your new StarSense Explorer LT, you’ll find: 114mm Newtonian reflector optical tube StarSense dock for your smartphone Low powered (25mm) and high powered (10mm) eyepiece 2x Barlow lens to double the power of each eyepiece StarPointer red dot finderscope, perfect for using the telescope during the day or without the StarSense Explorer app Altazimuth mount with slow motion control rod Full-height tripod with an accessory tray to keep you organized
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    "Really good first scope...Got this for our 12 y.o. grandson and was a spot on purchase. Quality scope for the price point. ...Good starting scope...So far an excellent starting scope, just be sure to read the instructions"

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    Product Description

    Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer—the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your phone in the unique StarSense dock and launch the StarSense Explorer app. After aligning your phone to the telescope’s optics (a quick, 2-minute procedure), StarSense Explorer generates a list of celestial objects currently visible. Make your selection and arrows appear onscreen, guiding you as you to move the telescope. When the object is ready to view, the bullseye turns green. Smartphone Compatibility StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and up and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later manufactured since 2016. For a complete compatibility list, click here. Patent-Pending StarSense Sky Recognition Technology StarSense Explorer uses patent-pending technology and your smartphone to determine exactly where the telescope is pointed in the night sky. A Lost in Space Algorithm (LISA), like the ones satellites use in orbit to correctly reorient themselves, helps the app match star patterns it detects overhead to its internal database. While other astronomy apps may claim that they can help you find objects, they rely exclusively on the phone’s gyros and accelerometers, which aren’t as accurate as LISA technology. No other app can accurately tell you when your target is visible in the eyepiece. Sturdy Altazimuth Mount StarSense Explorer LT’s simple altazimuth mount makes it easy to move the telescope to find your target. An altitude slow motion adjustment with a sliding rod helps you fine tune the telescope’s pointing position and follow targets as they appear to drift across the night sky. It’s all anchored by an adjustable, full-height tripod. Dazzling Views with High Quality Optics With a large 114mm (4.5”) objective lens, this telescope has enough light gathering ability to bring out detail in celestial objects. You can expect sharp, bright views of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster. Perfect for the City or Dark Sky Sites Even if you live in a light polluted city location, StarSense Explorer is advanced enough to be able to pick out Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, the Orion Nebula, double stars, and a few more of the most famous celestial objects. But if you can take the telescope to an even slightly darker location, more objects will become visible. With this 4.5” Newtonian and relatively dark skies, the Andromeda Galaxy, Hercules Open Star Cluster, and so many more are easily within your reach. The entire telescope kit weighs just 10.4 pounds, so it’s perfectly portable and easy to bring on your next camping trip or to a remote observing site. Everything You Need to Observe Immediately When you unbox your new StarSense Explorer LT, you’ll find: 114mm Newtonian reflector optical tube StarSense dock for your smartphone Low powered (25mm) and high powered (10mm) eyepiece 2x Barlow lens to double the power of each eyepiece StarPointer red dot finderscope, perfect for using the telescope during the day or without the StarSense Explorer app Altazimuth mount with slow motion control rod Full-height tripod with an accessory tray to keep you organized
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  8. Celestron - Starsense Explorer DX 130AZ Smartphone App-Enabled Newtonian Reflector Telescope - Silver/Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Scope...I liked this scope very much but it was not powerful enough to see what I wanted to see, so I replaced it with a more powerful scope....Better scopes out there at this price range."

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    Product Description

    Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer—the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your phone in the unique StarSense dock and launch the StarSense Explorer app. After aligning your phone to the telescope’s optics (a quick, 2-minute procedure), StarSense Explorer generates a list of celestial objects currently visible. Make your selection and arrows appear onscreen, guiding you as you to move the telescope. When the object is ready to view, the bullseye turns green. Smartphone Compatibility. StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and up and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later manufactured since 2016. For a complete compatibility list, click here. Patent-Pending StarSense Sky Recognition Technology. StarSense Explorer uses patent-pending technology and your smartphone to determine exactly where the telescope is pointed in the night sky. A Lost in Space Algorithm (LISA), like the ones satellites use in orbit to correctly reorient themselves, helps the app match star patterns it detects overhead to its internal database. While other astronomy apps may claim that they can help you find objects, they rely exclusively on the phone’s gyros and accelerometers, which aren’t as accurate as LISA technology. No other app can accurately tell you when your target is visible in the eyepiece. High Quality Altazimuth Mount with Slow Motion Control. An ultra-stable altazimuth mount provides a sturdy foundation for StarSense Explorer DX. Slip clutches and geared slow motion controls in both axes help you move the telescope smoothly and zero in your target. As celestial objects appear to drift across the night sky, you’ll be able to follow them with just a turn of the knobs. It’s all anchored by an adjustable, full-height tripod. Dazzling Views with High Quality Optics. With a large 130mm (5”) objective lens, this telescope has enough light gathering ability to bring out impressive detail in celestial objects. You can expect sharp, bright views of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster. Highly reflective coatings on both the primary and secondary mirror enhance the views even more. Perfect for the City or Dark Sky Sites. Even if you live in a light polluted city location, StarSense Explorer is advanced enough to be able to pick out Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, the Orion Nebula, double stars, and a few more of the most famous celestial objects. But if you can take the telescope to an even slightly darker location, more objects will become visible. With this 5” Newtonian and relatively dark skies, the Andromeda Galaxy, Hercules Open Star Cluster, and so many more are easily within your reach. The entire telescope kit weighs just 18 pounds, so it’s perfectly portable and easy to bring on your next camping trip or to a remote observing site. Everything You Need to Observe Immediately. When you unbox your new StarSense Explorer DX, you’ll find:130mm Newtonian reflector optical tube StarSense dock for your smartphone. Low powered (25mm) and high powered (10mm) eyepiece. StarPointer red dot finderscope, perfect for using the telescope during the day or without the StarSense Explorer app. Altazimuth mount with slow motion controls. Full-height tripod with an accessory tray to keep you organized
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    "Scope...I liked this scope very much but it was not powerful enough to see what I wanted to see, so I replaced it with a more powerful scope....Better scopes out there at this price range."

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    Product Description

    Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer—the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app’s user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. It’s like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you’ll be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your phone in the unique StarSense dock and launch the StarSense Explorer app. After aligning your phone to the telescope’s optics (a quick, 2-minute procedure), StarSense Explorer generates a list of celestial objects currently visible. Make your selection and arrows appear onscreen, guiding you as you to move the telescope. When the object is ready to view, the bullseye turns green. Smartphone Compatibility. StarSense Explorer works with most modern smartphones, including iPhone 6 and up and most devices running Android 7.1.2 or later manufactured since 2016. For a complete compatibility list, click here. Patent-Pending StarSense Sky Recognition Technology. StarSense Explorer uses patent-pending technology and your smartphone to determine exactly where the telescope is pointed in the night sky. A Lost in Space Algorithm (LISA), like the ones satellites use in orbit to correctly reorient themselves, helps the app match star patterns it detects overhead to its internal database. While other astronomy apps may claim that they can help you find objects, they rely exclusively on the phone’s gyros and accelerometers, which aren’t as accurate as LISA technology. No other app can accurately tell you when your target is visible in the eyepiece. High Quality Altazimuth Mount with Slow Motion Control. An ultra-stable altazimuth mount provides a sturdy foundation for StarSense Explorer DX. Slip clutches and geared slow motion controls in both axes help you move the telescope smoothly and zero in your target. As celestial objects appear to drift across the night sky, you’ll be able to follow them with just a turn of the knobs. It’s all anchored by an adjustable, full-height tripod. Dazzling Views with High Quality Optics. With a large 130mm (5”) objective lens, this telescope has enough light gathering ability to bring out impressive detail in celestial objects. You can expect sharp, bright views of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, its cloud bands and Great Red Spot, the rings of Saturn, the trapezium in the Orion Nebula, and beautiful Pleaides Open Star Cluster. Highly reflective coatings on both the primary and secondary mirror enhance the views even more. Perfect for the City or Dark Sky Sites. Even if you live in a light polluted city location, StarSense Explorer is advanced enough to be able to pick out Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, the Orion Nebula, double stars, and a few more of the most famous celestial objects. But if you can take the telescope to an even slightly darker location, more objects will become visible. With this 5” Newtonian and relatively dark skies, the Andromeda Galaxy, Hercules Open Star Cluster, and so many more are easily within your reach. The entire telescope kit weighs just 18 pounds, so it’s perfectly portable and easy to bring on your next camping trip or to a remote observing site. Everything You Need to Observe Immediately. When you unbox your new StarSense Explorer DX, you’ll find:130mm Newtonian reflector optical tube StarSense dock for your smartphone. Low powered (25mm) and high powered (10mm) eyepiece. StarPointer red dot finderscope, perfect for using the telescope during the day or without the StarSense Explorer app. Altazimuth mount with slow motion controls. Full-height tripod with an accessory tray to keep you organized
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  9. Nikon - ACULON A211 8x42 Binoculars - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "I really enjoyed when i went picnic spot....Great beginner spotting scope. Bought it for out on the range and could track projectile placment accuratly to 200 yards. "

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    Enjoy nature from afar with these Nikon ACULON A211 binoculars, which provide 8x magnification and aspherical Eco-Glass multicoated lenses with BaK4 Porro prisms for bright, clear images in most lighting conditions.
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    "I really enjoyed when i went picnic spot....Great beginner spotting scope. Bought it for out on the range and could track projectile placment accuratly to 200 yards. "

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    Enjoy nature from afar with these Nikon ACULON A211 binoculars, which provide 8x magnification and aspherical Eco-Glass multicoated lenses with BaK4 Porro prisms for bright, clear images in most lighting conditions.
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  10. Fujinon Techno-Stabi TS12x28WP Compact Binoculars with Electronic Stabilization - Black - Angle_Zoom

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    The FUJINON techno-stabi TS12x28WP offers powerful technology that provides smooth 12x magnification in a waterproof body that isn’t afraid to get wet in the rain. Providing a sharp image at high magnification without the use of a tripod, stabilization can be engaged with a simple shift switch for easy operation. The inbuilt gyro stabilizing system corrects up to +/-3° and is powered by a common CR2 lithium battery. A center focus control allows you to adjust focus for both eyes from a single location. An eyepiece cap, neck strap, soft case, and battery are provided within the box for convenience.
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    The FUJINON techno-stabi TS12x28WP offers powerful technology that provides smooth 12x magnification in a waterproof body that isn’t afraid to get wet in the rain. Providing a sharp image at high magnification without the use of a tripod, stabilization can be engaged with a simple shift switch for easy operation. The inbuilt gyro stabilizing system corrects up to +/-3° and is powered by a common CR2 lithium battery. A center focus control allows you to adjust focus for both eyes from a single location. An eyepiece cap, neck strap, soft case, and battery are provided within the box for convenience.
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