Beginner Telescopes & Equipment

Here at OPT we pride ourselves on providing new astronomers with the tools and expertise they need to succeed in this hobby. Whether you're looking for a gift to spur a friends interest, something to start your kids on, or your very own first ever telescope system, you have come to the right place. We're here to help you make all your first steps, and to ensure that your first nights of astronomy are the best they could possibly be.

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Here at OPT we pride ourselves on providing new astronomers with the tools and expertise they need to succeed in this hobby. Whether you're looking for a gift to spur a friends interest, something to start your kids on, or your very own first ever telescope system, you have come to the right place. We're here to help you make all your first steps, and to ensure that your first nights of astronomy are the best they could possibly be.



Beginner Telescopes:
OPT provides a wide array of telescopes that are optimally suited for your first foray into the glorious galaxies of astronomy. There are many different kinds of telescope available, and we've collected the models that are easiest to use and easiest to understand in this category. We've included telescopes optimal for a first step into astrophotography as well as those best suited for the novice interested in visual astronomy: whatever your interest, from our very own moon to the farthest of galaxies, we've got a way to help sate that interest.

Beginner Telescope Cameras:
Astrophotography is one of the fastest growing areas of the astronomy hobby, and here at OPT we're more than happy to help feed that growth by providing a wide selection of cameras that are perfect for your first trip into this fascinating world. These cameras have been selected for this camera due to the simplicity of operating them to achieve highly effective results.

Beginner Telescope Mounts:
A mount and a tripod are two of the most important parts of any astronomy setup, something that remains true from your first setup to your fiftieth. We've made sure to gather the easiest to use and best suited to the best beginner level telescopes together in one place.

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