Photography is one of those hobbies that you can pour never ending amounts of cash into, there is always something new and shiny to spend your money on. But if you’re into astronomy, or star gazing, chances are that you may be interested in Astrophotography. One thing that you will need in addition to your normal photography gear is a telescope and it can be hard for beginners to choose a photography worthy telescope.

How to Choose an Astrophotography Telescope

That is where Mr. Forrest Tanaka comes in. During his 30 minute video Mr. Tanaka goes through a variety of topics regarding choosing a telescope and the various options that are available to you based on the different types of things that you want to shoot. If you have a spare 30 minutes check out the video below.

The Best Astrophotography Telescopes

Here are the best astrophotography telescopes for photographers looking to level up their nightscape images.

Takahashi FSQ-85

Gskyer Telescope 70mm

TS-Optics PHOTOLINE 80mm f/6 FPL53 Triplet APO

Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope

Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50 APO Refractor

Celestron – NexStar 8SE Telescope

Orion ED80T CF6. Celestron – AstroMaster 130EQ Newtonian Telescope

Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope

Celestron – NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope


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