What are the best portable reflector telescopes?

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  1. 13
    Celestron 52306 Regal M2 100ED Spotting Scope

    The Celestron 52306 Regal M2 is a spotting scope that features ED Objective Lens that minimizes the chromatic aberration, accurate colour reproduction and a zoom between 22-67 magnification. 

    Other

    $689

    SK
    Sharon Kang
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "This scope is actually really good for the price they want. Great quality overall, gets it done too."
    SK
    Sharon Kang
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "This scope is actually really good for the price they want. Great quality overall, gets it done too."
  2. 12
    Celestron NexStar 4 SE Telescope

    The Celestron NexStar 4 SE is a catadioptric telescope by Celestron the comes in the iconic orange-tube colour with 4" aperture that provides excellent light-gathering at an affordable price. 

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    $499

    ÁV
    Ángel Velázquez
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "The price of this item is really cheap. It does the job that it says it will do."
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    Ángel Velázquez
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "The price of this item is really cheap. It does the job that it says it will do."
  3. 10
    Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope refractor

    Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope refractor features a small portable telescope ideal for kids and beginners, presented on an azimuth mount and easy to manage the system. 

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    $199.95

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    Steven Mason
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "The Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope refractor was a bad purchase on my part. The telescope arrived in bad condition. The assembly instructions were barely decipherable. I..."
    SM
    Steven Mason
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "The Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope refractor was a bad purchase on my part. The telescope arrived in bad condition. The assembly instructions were barely decipherable. I wouldn't buy this telescope again."
  1. 9
    Orion 10018 SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope

    Orion's SkyQuest XT8i Intelliscope comes with a computerized Dobsonian mount to localize up to 14,000 celestial objects.

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    $699.99

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    Madison Price
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Orion 10018 SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope works well as a portable telescope."
    MP
    Madison Price
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Orion 10018 SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope works well as a portable telescope."
  2. 8
    Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope

    The Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector is a great compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts. 

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    $199.99

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    Edward Scott
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Really good scope, but a little pricey. I like watching the sky at night so this works really well."
    ES
    Edward Scott
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Really good scope, but a little pricey. I like watching the sky at night so this works really well."
  3. 6
    Orion 27191 StarBlast 6i IntelliScope Reflector Telescope

    The Orion 27191 StarBlast 6i IntelliScope is a reflector telescope ideal for beginners and advanced astronomers. It features automation search for celestial objects, 750mm focal length and a substantial 6" aperture optics. 

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    $429.99

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    Steven Nguyen
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "We love it. It is very easy to assemble.Definitely recommend it."
    SN
    Steven Nguyen
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "We love it. It is very easy to assemble.Definitely recommend it."
  4. 6
    Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

    The Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT4.5 is a classic economic Dobsonian Telescope, ideal for beginners or advanced astronomers who need a telescope ready to go. 

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    $229.99

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    Howard Tran
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "This is the best portable reflector telescope that I have come across yet!"
    HT
    Howard Tran
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "This is the best portable reflector telescope that I have come across yet!"
  5. 4
    Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope

    The Celestron 21024 FirstScope is a fantastic and portable telescope indicated especially for kids. It features high-quality Dobsonian style with a 76mm aperture reflector tube. 

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    $40.99

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    Zachary Green
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "A small telescope that would be easy and convenient to travel with."
    ZG
    Zachary Green
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "A small telescope that would be easy and convenient to travel with."
  6. 3
    Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope

    The Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope is a fantastic telescope for kids and beginners. It features excellent glass elements for crisp images, smooth functioning in an azimuth mount and easy to focus. 

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    $59.99

    Andrés Álvarez
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope is a good choice for a portable refletor telescope."
    Andrés Álvarez
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope is a good choice for a portable refletor telescope."

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Summary

Best portable reflector telescopes
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Celestron 52306 Regal M2 100ED Spotting Scope Other 13 Paid
2 Celestron NexStar 4 SE Telescope Other 12 Paid
3 Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope refractor Other 10 Paid
4 Orion 10018 SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope Other 9 Paid
5 Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope Other 8 Paid
6 Orion 27191 StarBlast 6i IntelliScope Reflector Telescope Other 6 Paid
7 Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Other 6 Paid
8 Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope Other 4 Paid
9 Celestron 21035 70mm Travel Scope Other 3 Paid
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