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Astrophotography Telescope Buying Guide – Under $2000

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  Astrophotography Telescope Buying Guide So you're in the market for an astrophotography telescope, are you?  There have never been so many affordable options for the amateur astrophotographer on a tight budget.  I am often asked which telescope I use, and which one I would recommend for beginners.  The quick answer is a high-quality, doublet or triplet refractor.  Larger models can be very expensive (and heavy!) due to the high-quality ED glass used.  I think you will be quite surprised at the performance of a small 65-80mm refractor such as the Explore Scientific ED80 I current…