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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 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
£49.95
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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
£59.95
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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
£89.95
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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
£34.95
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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
£44.95
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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
£59.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 50 Telescope

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

Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 50 Telescope is a compact and lightweight optical tool with quality glass optics. This universal model is also suitable for simple observations of the planets of the Solar system, terrestrial ...More
£74.95
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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
£109.95
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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
£119.95
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Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope image

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 600 mm

Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS is a wonderful telescope for anyone who is beginning his or her forays into celestial observations. It is indispensable for children and their parents alike on their journeys through the universe....More
£214.95
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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
£39.95
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
£49.95
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
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Levenhuk Skyline 60х700 AZ Telescope

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

Levenhuk Skyline 60x700 AZ is a quality and reliable telescope for beginners. With this model you can study the details of the lunar surface relief up to 5 miles in size, the phases of Venus, polar caps and maria on Mars...More
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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
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Levenhuk Ra R130 ED Triplet OTA picture

Apochromatic refractor. Objective lens diameter: 130 mm.

Levenhuk Ra R130 ED Triplet OTA is a refractor with a 130-mm (5.1-in) objective lens capable of yielding sharp and clear views of celestial objects. The apochromatic objective lens consists of three lenses that reduce ch...More
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Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 105 MAK Telescope

Maksutov-Cassegrain. Aperture: 102mm. Focal length: 1300mm

Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 105 MAK is a small telescope for beginner users who are looking for a universal optical instrument for astronomy and terrestrial observations. This telescope works effectively for studying the Moon,...More
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Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 90 MAK Telescope

Maksutov-Cassegrain. Aperture: 90mm. Focal length: 1250mm

The Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 90 MAK Telescope is a compact optical tool for exploring outer space and deep sky. It is excellent for customers with little experience in astronomy observations who are ready for more advanced ...More
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Levenhuk Skyline 50x600 AZ Telescope

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

Levenhuk Skyline 50x600 AZ Telescope is a compact refractor perfect for entry-level astronomical observations. This model features high-quality optics, reliable construction and remarkable ease of use. With this telescop...More
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Levenhuk Strike 60 NG Telescope photography

Achromatic refractor. Objective lens diameter: 60 mm. Focal length: 700 mm

Levenhuk Strike 60 NG is a wonderful telescope for children. Thanks to the Levenhuk Strike 60 NG Telescope, studying astronomy has never been easier. Straight from the box, without having to purchase additional accessori...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.