Out of this world! Celestron NexStar telescope is slashed by £225 for Prime Day!

Celestron Nexstar 8SE on a red background
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Save a celestial chunk on one of Celestron's most coveted telescopes for amateur stargazers with this Amazon Prime Day 2023 deal . The Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope – clad in its famous orange finery – is a computer-controlled telescope that will delight seasoned amateur astronomers and beginners alike. And now you can save a tidy £225, since the Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope is now just £1274.15. And if you are looking for something less expensive for space exploration, there are some other fantastic Celestron discounts too, over the 48-hour Amazon sale…

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope |

Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope | was £1,499 | now £1,274.15
SAVE £225  
This fully automated telescope with an 8in aperture is one of the most popular on the market for good reason. With computer control, you can set it to explore over 4000 known different celestial objects or freely explore the night sky with its wide aperture you can comfortably view many bright objects.

If you're looking for a step up from the Celestron NexStar 6SE then the Celestron NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope is one of the best Prime Day telescope deals. This extremely popular telescope boasts an 8-inch aperture to gather ample light and allows users to get up close to a variety of celestial objects including various planets and deep-sky objects to boot.  

NexStar's GoTo system can pinpoint and track celestial objects thanks to its huge database, allowing even inexperienced astronomers to navigate the night sky with ease. If you're happy to invest in stargazing equipment that will stand the test of time, check out the NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope, today!

Other Prime Day Celestron deals…

Celestron Nexstar 4SE Computerized Telescope|

Celestron Nexstar 4SE Computerized Telescope| was £519.95|now £424.15
SAVE £95
If you or a loved one enjoys looking up at the stars, this computerized telescope lets you gaze at the solar systems with an easy-to-use system allowing you to observe the moon, whirlpool galaxy, and more thanks to its built-in finding system. Features a 4in mirror and a GoTo motorized tripod mount.

Celestron NexStar 127SLT 127mm f/12 GoTo Telescope |

Celestron NexStar 127SLT 127mm f/12 GoTo Telescope | was £599 | now £500
SAVE £99
Get this mid-level Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope that can be used to easily view celestial bodies from the moon to distant stars. The NexStar computer controller can look up over 4000 cataloged objects.

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ |

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ | was £299.99 | now £164.99
SAVE £135
on this Newtonian reflector telescope is one of our favorite options for beginners. Comes with a full-height tripod, 2 eyepieces, and a StarPointer red dot finderscope. 

Celestron AstroMaster 80AZ Refractor|

Celestron AstroMaster 80AZ Refractor|£249.99|£110
SAVE £140.99 at Amazon
A great beginner telescope from one of the top brands. Comes with two eyepieces for different magnifications, and a red-dot finderscope for easy alignment with visible targets in the night sky.

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Mike Harris
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Mike is Deputy Editor for N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine, and brings with him over 10 years experience writing both freelance and for some of the biggest specialist publications. Prior to joining N-Photo Mike was the production editor for the content marketing team of Wex Photo Video, the UK’s largest online specialist photographic retailer, where he sharpened his skills in both the stills and videography spheres.  

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