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Telescopes for Planetary Observations

Observations of planets and other objects in the Solar System. Models in this category allow you to see such things as craters and highlands of the Moon, phases of Mercury, the Cassini Gap in the rings of Saturn and its moon, Iapetus, the largest details in the atmospheric flows of Jupiter, polar caps of Mars during opposition, and many others.

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Levenhuk Skyline Travel 70 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 70 mm. Focal length: 400 mm.

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 70 Telescope is a compact and lightweight refractor with an alt-azimuth mount. This telescope is portable: you can take it with you for observations in the countryside. It comes with a backpack wh...More
£144.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Microscope & Telescope Kit

Designed for children over 6 years old

A wealth of interesting discoveries awaits your kid with Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Microscope & Telescope Kit! The kit includes a biological microscope with an experiment set and a refracting telescope. These instruments featur...More
£54.95
Levenhuk LabZZ T3 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 60 mm. Focal length: 700 mm.

Levenhuk LabZZ T3 is a children’s telescope with up to 175x magnification. Amazing wonders become immediately available right after unpacking: Solar System planets and their large satellites, bright constellations and hu...More
£99.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ MTB3 Microscope & Telescope & Binoculars Kit
Levenhuk LabZZ MTВ3 Kit is an ideal gift for an inquisitive child. The kit includes three optical instruments – microscope, telescope and binoculars. All three are designed to meet the needs of young observers, while the...More
£64.95
Levenhuk Skyline Travel 80 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 80 mm. Focal length: 400 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 80 Telescope is a small high-aperture refractor with coated optics. It is great for near space and terrestrial observations. It is a great choice for a beginner astronomer and will be excellent fo...More
£174.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel 50 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 50 mm. Focal length: 360 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 50 Telescope is a compact and lightweight beginner-level refractor that can be easily handled even by the youngest explorers of space. This telescope is perfectly suitable for observing the lunar ...More
£94.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ T2 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 50 mm. Focal length: 600 mm.

It’s so easy to take your first steps in astronomy with Levenhuk LabZZ T2 Telescope! This telescope is a perfect choice for a beginning amateur astronomer or a child interested in exploring the Cosmos. The maximum magnif...More
£49.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 70 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 70 mm. Focal length: 400 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 70 Telescope is a compact refractor for long walks and traveling. It features a 40 cm long optical tube and a 70 mm aperture. The kit includes a convenient branded backpack large enough for a ...More
£154.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ T1 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 40 mm. Focal length: 500 mm.

Levenhuk LabZZ T1 Telescope gives the youngest astronomers an opportunity to unravel the mysteries of the Cosmos. The telescope is very easy to handle, so children can observe starry skies on their own. With Levenhuk Lab...More
£44.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ D1 Telescope

Newtonian telescope. Primary mirror diameter: 76 mm. Focal length: 300 mm

Levenhuk LabZZ D1 Telescope is a compact Newtonian reflector on a Dobsonian mount. With this model, you can study the details of the lunar surface, the Solar system planets and even bright deep space objects. The optics ...More
£74.95
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Levenhuk Skyline BASE 50T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 50mm. Focal length: 600mm

Levenhuk Skyline BASE 50T Telescope is a "junior" model in Levenhuk Skyline BASE product line designed for beginner astronomers. This refractor is ideal for the first astronomy observations: it features easy assembly, m...More
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Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 60T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 60mm. Focal length: 700mm

Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 60T Telescope is a classic refractor that will entice the explorers of outer space. It comes with an equatorial mount and an extended set of optical accessories – even a demanding user will appreci...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 50 BASE Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 50mm. Focal length: 600mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 50 BASE telescope is an entry-level achromatic refractor. The telescope is perfect for children or teenagers who are interested in astronomy. It is easy to handle. You can study the Moon with it or use...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 60 BASE Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 60mm. Focal length: 700mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 60 BASE telescope is designed for novice astronomers. It is easy to handle and it has an extended kit. It is perfect for studying lunar and terrestrial landscapes. This model is an excellent choice for...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 70 BASE Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 70mm. Focal length: 700mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 70 BASE telescope is ideal for studying space. On the one hand, it is easy to handle and, on the other hand, you can observe a wide range of astronomical objects with it. Due to its aperture (70mm), yo...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 70 PLUS Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 70mm. Focal length: 900mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 70 PLUS achromatic refractor is a great choice for a novice astronomer. You can observe the solar system planets with their satellites, some deep-sky objects as well as a detailed image of the Moon. Th...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 70s BASE Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 70mm. Focal length: 300mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 70s BASE telescope is a short-focus refractor on a tabletop tripod. It is a great choice for a small apartment or trip. It is very compact. This model is extremely easy to handle and the kit includes a...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 80 PLUS Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 80mm. Focal length: 900mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 80 PLUS telescope is an excellent choice for a beginner. The advanced kit includes everything you need for observations. It allows for observing the Moon, planets of the solar system as well as deep-sk...More
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Levenhuk Blitz 80s PLUS Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 80mm. Focal length: 400mm

The Levenhuk Blitz 80s PLUS telescope is a short-focus achromatic refractor with wide field of view that renders a picture in high resolution. Due to the high aperture, the telescope is suitable for astrophotography. You...More
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Levenhuk LabZZ TK50 Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 50 mm. Focal length: 360 mm

The Levenhuk LabZZ TK50 Telescope is a compact achromatic refractor designed for children. You can use this telescope to view the Moon and terrestrial objects. With this telescope, you can also see some bright stars and ...More
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Levenhuk LabZZ TK60 Telescope

Achromatic refractor. Aperture: 60 mm. Focal length: 700 mm

The Levenhuk LabZZ TK60 Telescope is a perfect gift for schoolchildren interested in astronomy. It is perfect for studying the Moon and terrestrial objects. All of the required accessories are included. To handle the tel...More
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Astronomy telescopes: planetary observations


The Moon and Solar System's planets, our closest neighbors in the vast expanse of the Universe, have always attracted people's eyes. With the invention of the first astronomy telescopes, people could see much more - explore their surfaces and learn about their origin and evolution. Modern astronomy telescopes, as you know, are more complex and powerful and allow us to see not only planets and satellites, but also remote galaxies, star clusters, nebulae, and other deep-sky objects. Still, planetary observing still is and always will be very popular among amateur and professional astronomers. The most suitable telescopes for planetary observations are without a doubt refractors, but if you prefer versatility to focused specialization, then you can opt for other optical designs, such as reflectors and catadioptric telescopes.

Telescope for planetary observations features smaller focal length and aperture than the one for observing deep-sky objects of space. These telescopes don’t have central screening, so produced images will be contrast and bright. The most powerful models allow you to see not only distant planets such as Uranus and Neptune as plain colored discs, but also study details on their surfaces. Of course, for a detailed study of Pluto only space telescopes can be suitable (Hubble, for example), but with the help of a ground-based telescope it can also be seen as a small colored disc.