Save nearly $800 on this Celestron Advanced VX 700 telescope deal

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Save nearly $800 on this Celestron Advanced VX 700 telescope at Walmart. (Image credit: Celestron)

Save money on a Celestron Advanced VX 700 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope originally priced at $3,379.95 and now listed as $2,599.00 online at Walmart. With a saving of $780.95, this isn't a deal to be missed. 

The VX 700 is an excellent mid-level telescope designed for detailed and high-contrast views that will give you an unparalleled view of the cosmos. Skywatchers based in urban areas will particularly appreciate the telescopes' ability to enhance the contrast in night sky targets, helping them stand out more against pesky light pollution. 

The Maksutov Cassegrain contains both a lens and a mirror and is known as a catadioptric telescope. This nimble design allows the user to capture bright, sharp images with minimal chromatic aberration (color distortions around objects in an image).

Easy to transport, the Maksutov-Cassegrain optical tube and sturdy Advanced VX equatorial mount and tripod kit can be disassembled into separate lightweight pieces, perfect for when you're on the move. 

Celestron Advanced VX 700 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope:  $3,379 $2,599 at Walmart.

Celestron Advanced VX 700 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope:  $3,379 $2,599 at Walmart.

Save nearly $800 on this Celestron Advanced VX 700 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope, an excellent choice for those looking for a powerful mid-range telescope to view the cosmos. The catadioptric design allows the user to capture sharp, high-contrast images with minimal chromatic aberration.  

You'll be exploring the cosmos in no time with the convenient computerized Advanced VX  German equatorial mount — the smallest of Celestron's German equatorial mounts. Once set up, the computerized GoTo capability automatically tracks objects across the sky, allowing you to sit back and let the mount do all the hard work for you. The mount also includes ports for hand control, an autoguider as well as two AUX ports for optional accessories. Astronomers of all levels will be able to master this telescope in just a few observing sessions. 

The telescope also comes with Celestron PWI (CPWI) Telescope Control Software that includes an extensive object database so finding your next skywatching target has never been so easy (the hard part is deciding on which one to look at next!). Also included with your purchase is a free download of Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software. Starry Night is an incredibly handy piece of software that provides you with details about celestial objects and helps you plan your next observing session with clear and easy-to-use sky maps. 

So if you're looking for a good mid-level telescope that will treat you to an exceptional view of the universe this Celestron Advanced VX 700 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope is the one for you. 

But hurry as these incredible savings won't be around for long. If you'd like to check out other great Walmart telescope deals check out our Deals on the best models from Celestron and others for the latest savings. 

If you're looking for a telescope for a young skywatcher or beginner, then read our guides on the best telescopes for kids or best telescopes for beginners.

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Save $345 on a top-quality telescope that we rate as one of the best on the market. A 150mm aperture, 1499mm focal length and a sturdy build mean you will get crystal clear views of the specific night sky targets you want to see for years to come. It also has a reliable and accurate tracking system and is easy to use, a very good deal for a very good telescope.

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Daisy Dobrijevic
Reference Editor

Daisy Dobrijevic joined in February 2022 having previously worked for our sister publication All About Space magazine as a staff writer. Before joining us, Daisy completed an editorial internship with the BBC Sky at Night Magazine and worked at the National Space Centre in Leicester, U.K., where she enjoyed communicating space science to the public. In 2021, Daisy completed a PhD in plant physiology and also holds a Master's in Environmental Science, she is currently based in Nottingham, U.K. Daisy is passionate about all things space, with a penchant for solar activity and space weather. She has a strong interest in astrotourism and loves nothing more than a good northern lights chase!