Great telescope deal: The Celestron Travelscope 60 is under $40

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Telescopes can cost thousands of dollars, so if you're not looking to invest that heavily, then grabbing the Celestron Travelscope 60 for just $38 could be what you're after. We can see this deal isn't as good as it was before but it's still over $30 off. 

You can grab this telescope for $68. This deal saves you over $30 and is as low-risk purchase as you can get, if you're looking to get into astronomy. It's ideal for kids and adults alike without much stargazing experience as it comes pre-assembled and even features a few accessories. If that wasn't enough, Celestron is one of the biggest and most reliable names when it comes to telescopes, so quality is assured. We also have round-ups for telescope deals and budget telescopes under $500 for more top discounts. 

Seeing a telescope for under $70 will tempt you, but you need to make sure it's worth getting at all. The good news is, this one is. We normally say if a deal is too good to be true, it normally is but the optics are good, it has a light weight design for on-the-go use and it comes with accessories. The Celestron Travelscope 60 doesn't compete with the power of the best telescopes on the market, but it is a great starter scope and is more cost-effective than a lot of best binoculars and even a lot of the best binoculars deals

Celestron Travelscope 60 portable telescope was $99.99, now $68 at Walmart

Celestron Travelscope 60 portable telescope was $99.99, now $68 at Walmart

Save over $30 on a telescope that's now available for less than $70. It comes with fully coated glass optics, a 60mm aperture, two eyepieces (20mm and 8mm), a 3x Barlow lens, and a free download of Starry Night astronomy software. It comes all but pre-assembled so you can get stargazing in seconds. 

Note: This was on sale recently for as little as $38 but you can still save over $30. 

Discovering a telescope (that's worth getting) for under $40 is almost impossible, so it means that this deal is a bit of a special one. Again, there's no hiding that this isn't the most powerful telescope on the market but if you're looking to get into stargazing or know someone who is, this is definitely a good option.

Its price means it's low risk, so if astronomy isn't your thing, you haven't spent thousands or even hundreds to find that out. It comes pretty much ready-to-go so you don't have to spend ages setting up before seeing the stars. It features a 60mm aperture and fully coated glass optics so crisp, clear views of your night sky targets are achievable. 

The Travelscope 60, as the name suggests, has a portable and lightweight design making it suitable to take on camping trips and see the night sky wherever you go. The accessories include two eyepieces (20mm and 8mm), a 3x Barlow lens and a free download of the Starry Night software. A saving of over $30 on a telescope from a reliable manufacturer is not something to pass up so easily.

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Alexander Cox
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STAFF WRITER, E-commerce — Alex joined in June 2021 as staff writer covering space news, games, tech, toys and deals. Based in London, U.K. Graduating in June 2020, Alex studied Sports Journalism in the North East of England at Sunderland University. During his studies and since his graduation, Alex has been featured in local newspapers and online publications covering a range of sports from university rugby to Premier League soccer. In addition to a background in sports and journalism, Alex has a life-long love of Star Wars which started with watching the prequel trilogy and collecting toy lightsabers, he also grew up spending most Saturday evenings watching Doctor Who. 

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