These 20+ Black Friday telescope deals will show you the universe

See stars—and major savings—with these Black Friday telescope deals on Amazon.
A lineup of telescopes on sale for Black Friday on Amazon
Amanda Reed

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Gifting someone a new hobby is one of the easiest—and most meaningful—presents you can give during the holidays. Stargazing happens to be an incredibly interesting pastime because planets, stars, and space are objectively super cool. These Black Friday telescope deals make it easy for you to become the next Copernicus or give to a budding Gallileo.

Remember, Black Friday is now in full effect, so the best deals will go quickly. If you see something you want, jump on it now and don’t hesitate. Prices, like the sun, will rise and then sunset.

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Refractor $99.99 (Was $124.95)

This sub-$100 telescope is great for those looking for an entry-level telescope. It rests on a yoke mount and comes with two eyepieces (4mm and 20mm), a finderscope, and a 3x Barlow lens that magnifies viewing power. It’s easy to store, transport, and set up. Plus, it’s portable and lightweight for stargazing on the go.

Gosky 12×50 Monocular Telescope $95.19 (Was $118.59)

If stars aren’t you’re thing and you’d rather observe what lands in your backyard, this monocular telescope is for you. A 12x magnification, 50mm lens, and a wide field of view lets you see mourning doves in the trees or a pesky squirrel at the bird feeder. It’s also waterproof and fogproof thanks to argon purging, and a rubber body prevents breakage from rogue falls.

PopSci AstroMaster 80AZ S Basic Smartphone Adapter & Bluetooth $215.96 (Was $239.95)

Take stargazing into the modern age. You don’t even need experience with a telescope to get the most out of using this device. Compatible with Bluetooth and smartphones, this refractor telescope has an 80mm aperture for better viewing. And the kit comes with a tripod, 2x Barlow lens, moon filter, and more, so you can make the most of the stargazing experience without missing a nebula.

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Amanda Reed is a commerce updates writer at Popular Science. She makes sure all product round-ups are up-to-date, shares deals happening all over the internet, and reviews various gizmos and gadgets. She lives in Pittsburgh with JunkJunk, a handsome, sad-looking tuxedo cat who only wants wet food and attention.