Best computerized telescopes in 2024: smart telescopes that find objects for you

With the best computerized telescopes, you don't have to have a lot of knowledge about astronomy to find and view galaxies, nebulae and star clusters; the software will do it for you. So if you type in what celestial object you wish to view, the telescope will automatically move to the right position. 

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Jase Parnell-Brookes

Jase Parnell-Brookes is an award-winning photographer, educator and writer based in the UK. They won the Gold Prize award in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. After completing their Masters Jase has spent a good chunk of two decades studying and working in photography and optics shooting and writing all over the world for big-name brands and media outlets. Now the Channel Editor for Cameras and Skywatching at their speciality is in low light optics and camera systems.

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