Reflectors

Explore Scientific has an extensive line of reflecting telescopes that are perfect for deep sky observing. A reflector uses mirrors to gather and focus light. Light enters the telescope through its open front end and travels to the concave primary mirror at the back. From there the light is reflected back up the tube to a flat secondary mirror, which sits at a 45° angle in relation to the eyepiece. Light bounces off of this secondary mirror and out through the eyepiece. Our reflector options include traditional Newtonian telescopes in a wide range of sizes and large aperture Dobsonians that are simple to set up and great for astronomy outreach.

  • Explore Scientific - Generation II - 20-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB2036-00
    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 20-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB2036-00
    $ 9,999.99

    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 20-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB2036-00

    Explore Scientific

    There are additional custom delivery charges that will be due at time of shipping. In the US this charge can be $600 or more. Description The idea...

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    $ 9,999.99
  • 208mm f/3.9 Newtonian Telescope
    208mm f/3.9 Newtonian Telescope
    $ 679.99

    208mm f/3.9 Newtonian Telescope

    Bresser

    Description The N20839 Newtonian with its large 208mm aperture and short 812mm focal length produces a fast, rich-field optical design perfect for...

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    $ 679.99
  • Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight Nano Mount - FL-N114500TN
    Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight Nano Mount - FL-N114500TN
    $ 229.99

    Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight Nano Mount - FL-N114500TN

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      Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLig...

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    $ 229.99
  • Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N114500EQ3
    Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N114500EQ3
    $ 279.99

    Explore FirstLight 114mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N114500EQ3

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      Features 114mm aperture has impressive light-gathering capability to provide excellent views of planets and bright deep sky objects. Fast focal...

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    $ 279.99
  • Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight I Mount - FL-N130600MAZ01
    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight I Mount - FL-N130600MAZ01
    $ 579.99

    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with Twilight I Mount - FL-N130600MAZ01

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    Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight...

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    $ 579.99
  • Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope - Optical Tube Only - FL-N130600-OTA
    $ 149.99

    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope - Optical Tube Only - FL-N130600-OTA

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    Features Generous 130mm aperture showcases galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with its impressive light-gathering capability. Fast focal ratio (...

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    $ 149.99
  • Explore FirstLight 150mm Newtonian Telescope - FL-N150750
    $ 299.99

    Explore FirstLight 150mm Newtonian Telescope - FL-N150750

    Explore Scientific

    Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, this versatile FirstLigh...

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    $ 299.99
  • Explore FirstLight 150mm Newtonian Telescope with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount - FL-N150750EXOS2GT
    $ 949.99

    Explore FirstLight 150mm Newtonian Telescope with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount - FL-N150750EXOS2GT

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    Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight...

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    $ 949.99
  • National Geographic NT114CF 114mm Reflector Telescope - 80-20114
    National Geographic NT114CF 114mm Reflector Telescope - 80-20114
    $ 149.99

    National Geographic NT114CF 114mm Reflector Telescope - 80-20114

    National Geographic

    Features 114mm aperture has impressive light-gathering capability to provide excellent views of planets and bright deep sky objects. Fast focal r...

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    $ 149.99
  • Explore One Aurora II Flat Black 114mm Slow Motion AZ Mount Telescope
    Explore One Aurora II Flat Black 114mm Slow Motion AZ Mount Telescope
    $ 179.99

    Explore One Aurora II Flat Black 114mm Slow Motion AZ Mount Telescope

    Explore One

    Features This Explore One Aurora II reflector has a generous 114mm aperture that swallows up lots of light to showcase deep sky beauties like gal...

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    $ 179.99
  • National Geographic 76mm Compact Reflector Telescope - 80-20103
    National Geographic 76mm Compact Reflector Telescope - 80-20103
    $ 89.95

    National Geographic 76mm Compact Reflector Telescope - 80-20103

    National Geographic

    Features 76mm Mirror Diameter 350mm Focal Length 18x-117x Magnification 6mm and 20mm Eyepieces 2x Barlow lens Built-in Compass and Mount Moon Fil...

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    $ 89.95
  • National Geographic NG114mm Newtonian Telescope w/ Equatorial Mount
    National Geographic NG114mm Newtonian Telescope w/ Equatorial Mount
    from $ 209.99

    National Geographic NG114mm Newtonian Telescope w/ Equatorial Mount

    National Geographic

    Features 114mm aperture has impressive light-gathering capability to provide excellent views of planets and bright deep sky objects. Fast focal r...

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    from $ 209.99
  • Explore Scientific 10-inch Hybrid Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045C
    Explore Scientific 10-inch Hybrid Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045C
    $ 599.99

    Explore Scientific 10-inch Hybrid Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045C

    Explore Scientific

    Features Comes with an excellent assortment of accessories Single-speed focuser Three eyepieces: a 26 mm Plossl; a 10 mm Plossl; 2x Barlow lens t...

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    $ 599.99
  • National Geographic StarApp114 - 114mm Reflector Telescope w/ Astronomy APP
    National Geographic StarApp114 - 114mm Reflector Telescope w/ Astronomy APP
    $ 199.99

    National Geographic StarApp114 - 114mm Reflector Telescope w/ Astronomy APP

    National Geographic

    Features Special mount atop telescope tube allows users to attach their device to the telescope and easily locate constellations and planets in t...

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    $ 199.99
  • Explore Scientific - Generation II - 10-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045-00
    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 10-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045-00
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    $ 1,089.99

    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 10-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1045-00

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    This item is currently out of stock and on backorder. Estimated restock is August 2021. Description This is a Generation II telescope. All update...

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    $ 1,089.99
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  • Explore Scientific - Generation II - 12-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1245-00
    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 12-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1245-00
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    $ 1,999.99

    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 12-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1245-00

    Explore Scientific

    Description This is a Generation II telescope. All updates have been performed on this telescope. No telescope type has changed the hobby quite as...

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    $ 1,999.99
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  • Explore Scientific - Generation II - 16-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1645-00
    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 16-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1645-00
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    $ 3,599.99

    Explore Scientific - Generation II - 16-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope - DOB1645-00

    Explore Scientific

    This item is currently out of stock and on backorder. Estimated restock is August 2021. Description This is a Generation II telescope. All updates...

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    $ 3,599.99
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  • Explore Scientific N208CF Newtonian Telescope - Astrograph Edition - N208CF-01
    Explore Scientific N208CF Newtonian Telescope - Astrograph Edition - N208CF-01
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    $ 999.99

    Explore Scientific N208CF Newtonian Telescope - Astrograph Edition - N208CF-01

    Explore Scientific

    Discontinued Item Description The Explore Scientific N208CF Newtonian - Astrograph Edition offers large aperture and super-wide field at f3.9. Fie...

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    $ 999.99
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  • Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N130600EQ3
    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N130600EQ3
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    $ 349.99

    Explore FirstLight 130mm Newtonian Telescope with EQ3 Mount - FL-N130600EQ3

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    Features Generous 130mm aperture showcases galaxies, nebulae and star clusters with its impressive light-gathering capability. Fast focal ratio (...

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    $ 349.99
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  • Explore FirstLight 203mm Newtonian Telescope - FL-N2031000
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    $ 499.99

    Explore FirstLight 203mm Newtonian Telescope - FL-N2031000

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    Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight...

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    $ 499.99
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  • Explore FirstLight 203mm Newtonian Telescope with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount - FL-N2031000EXOS2GT
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    $ 1,099.99

    Explore FirstLight 203mm Newtonian Telescope with EXOS2GT GoTo Mount - FL-N2031000EXOS2GT

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    Description Whether you’re looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight...

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    $ 1,099.99
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  • Bresser Quasar 80/900 EQ Telescope
    Bresser Quasar 80/900 EQ Telescope
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    $ 316.95

    Bresser Quasar 80/900 EQ Telescope

    Bresser

    Features Easy and quick set-up Equatorial mount for exact following Extensive range of accessories Description The achromatic objective lens i...

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    $ 316.95
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  • Bresser Pluto 114/500 EQ Telescope
    Bresser Pluto 114/500 EQ Telescope
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    $ 305.95

    Bresser Pluto 114/500 EQ Telescope

    Bresser

    Features Large 40mm secondary mirror Diffraction limited optics for ideal sharpness and contrast Fully adjustable optics Description The BRESS...

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    $ 305.95
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  • Explore FirstLight 10" Dobsonian Telescope - FL-DOB1005-01
    Explore FirstLight 10" Dobsonian Telescope - FL-DOB1005-01
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    $ 849.99

    Explore FirstLight 10" Dobsonian Telescope - FL-DOB1005-01

    Explore Scientific

    Features Fully multi-coated primary mirror. 10" aperture provides impressive light-gathering power making this an ideal instrument for deep sky o...

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    $ 849.99
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