Crisp images at a reasonable price make it an excellent beginner's "first telescope", or a great travelling telescope for a more advanced observer. This optical tube can give awesome wide-field or fantastic high-magnification views.
This is our favorite book for beginners! It organizes 110 beginner-telescope friendly targets by viewing season, shows you where to find them, and what you should expect to see.
Celestron X-Cel LX series eyepieces offer a 60º apparent field of view, perfect for the Moon, the planets, and a plethora of deep-sky objects. The premium six-element eyepiece will give beautiful high-magnification views.