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It can be difficult to find the best telescopes on Best Buy. The best models that we think are worth the money are in this guide.

If you do your research, you can find some of the best telescopes on the market, but it's all about getting the best price. If you don't find what you're looking for here, you should check out our telescopes deals guide for the biggest discounts. If you want to find the best telescopes on Best Buy, all you have to do is read.

We can't vouch for lesser-known brands, so we recommend sticking to trusted brands. There are brand specific guides for Sky-Watcher telescope deals. We can vouch for the quality of telescopes from these brands.

Some of the best telescopes for beginners can be found in budget telescopes for under $500, which is a good place to start if you are new to telescopes. You can find the best telescopes on Best Buy, as well as some buying advice, so you know what to look for. The guide contains all the information you need to find the biggest discounts. Read on for the best telescopes.

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Buying advice

Three basic types of telescopes are available. Refractors and reflectors give better views of planets and moons. Some of the visual problems found in older styles are corrected by catadioptric telescopes, but they are more expensive.

There are reflectors.

Both Dobsonian andNewtonian are used in the design of the reflectors. Dobsonians are simpler to set up and are better for viewing a wide range of objects.

They are refractors.

The telescope is ideal for beginners and has a lower price point. They suffer from chromatic aberration, where bright objects look like they have a halo. Don't let this stop you from enjoying the viewing experience.

The catadioptric.

There are two broad categories for catadioptric telescopes. Maksutov-Cassegrains typically have small apertures. The Maksutov-Cassegrain is a great choice for sharper views of planets and moons. Both types come with a computerized GoTo system that can work out which way the telescope is pointing and adjust it to align with targets.

The person is choosing a telescope.

It can be difficult to decide which telescope is best for you. The personal budget and what you prefer to view in the night sky are two things that should be taken into account.

Catadioptrics are more expensive than cheaper models. The Maksutov-Cassegrain design is a good choice if you want a high magnification view. The best way to view deep-sky objects is to use a telescope. If you need more detailed guidance, check out our piece on the best telescopes, which goes into more detail on all of the above.