At Khan Scope Centre we frequently hear the question “Which is the right telescope for me to buy?”. The answer to this depends on a number of factors, however by examining the various options available, you can best match the telescope that suits your own personal applications.

Unfortunately, most people purchase their first telescope based on a minimal amount of information and end up with an unsatisfactory instrument. Many times this means, poor optical quality, poor construction which leads to user frustration and loss of interest in hobby.

We have informative beginner guides for those who want an easy to understand starting point into astronomy - We also suggest gear for various budgets and expectations. Have a browse through all our topics