's top 20 Prime Day deals: telescopes, binoculars, cameras and more

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As Amazon Prime Day 2023 is nearly over we've rounded up our top 20 favorite Prime Day deals on all things Cameras and Skywatching over here at So, if you're in the market for $800 off the Unistellar eVscope 2 or want to get the very best deal on a Sony A7R IV with over $200 off then you've come to the right place.

Where possible, we're suggesting deals on our most highly rated models which we've tested and reviewed, but there are some excellent discounts and deals out there this Prime Day. So we'll point you in the right direction for all Space-related skywatching gear, too.

Don't forget, if you want to make the most of Amazon Prime Day 2023, check out our Amazon Prime Day hub for a roundup of the best discounts and deals on telescopesbinocularscamerasstar projectorsdroneslego and much more.


Celestron Travel Scope 70

Celestron 70mm Travel Scope DX: was $119.95, now $62.88 on Amazon

Save 48% on this bundle from Celestron and give a budding astronomer everything they need to get up and running. A good quality instrument and useful accessories will make skywatching fun for anyone new to the hobby.

Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130EQ Reflector Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ was $349.95 now $209.30 at Amazon

Save 40% on the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ on Amazon Prime Day, a great scope for beginners that is still pretty powerful. You can easily see Saturn's rings, Jupiter's moons and a whole array of deep-space objects.

Celestron AstroMaster 90AZ: was $319.95, now $145.60 at Amazon. 

Celestron AstroMaster 90AZ: was $319.95, now $145.60 at Amazon

Save over $170 on a telescope that offers a super-simple set-up, detailed views of the moon, planets and nebulas and is great for budding astronomers of all ages. We think it's one of the best beginner telescopes you can buy.

Unistellar eVscope 2 was $4899 now $4099 from Unistellar. 

Unistellar eVscope 2 was $4899 now $4099 from Unistellar

Get $800 off a telescope that comes with 7.7MP image resolution, a 450mm focal length, stunning views of both planets and deep space and has a database of over 5000 celestial objects and 37 million stars. We rate this as the best smart telescope you can buy.

Unistellar eQuinox 2  now $1899 from Unistellar. 

Unistellar eQuinox 2 was $2499 now $1899 from Unistellar

Get $600 this Amazon Prime Day on a telescope that features a good-looking design, an easy-to-use app that operates the scope and it gives you night sky views quickly. You also get 6.2MP image resolution, a 450mm focal length and a database of over 5000 celestial objects and 37 million stars. 

StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope

Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ: was $469.95, now $279.96 at Amazon

Save 40% on this innovative push to telescope. Use your smartphone with the Celestron Starsense app to guide your scope to any subject in its vast database of targets. The package has everything you need to get up and running quickly and is perfect for beginners. This deal ends at 23:59 tonight.


Celestron SkyMaster 25x100

Celestron SkyMaster 25x100: was $499.95 now $251.96 at Amazon

Save a huge 50% on these mammoth binoculars for one day only. Once you have them secured on a tripod they will give you decades of incredible stereoscopic star-hopping.

Canon 10x32 IS Binoculars

Canon 10x32 IS binoculars: was $1099 now $899 from Amazon.

Save $200 on these highly portable stabilizing binoculars that will let you take in the night sky jitter-free without the need for a tripod.

Celestron Skymaster 20x80

Celestron SkyMaster 20x80: was $199.95, now $90.86 at Amazon.

Save over $100 on the Celestron SkyMaster 20x80 binoculars in the Prime Day deals — perfect for stargazing, their 80mm objectives let in plenty of light and the 20x magnification captures stunning detail. You don't want to miss this deal.

Celestron Outland X 10x42: was $104.99, now $48.93 at Amazon. 

Celestron Outland X 10x42: was $104.99, now $48.93 at Amazon

Save more than 50% on these great quality entry-level binoculars from Celestron. Get closer to the action with 10x magnification, whatever the weather. This is the cheapest we have seen this model, at least in the past five years, but be quick, this offer ends at midnight.


Sony A7R IV

Sony A7R IV: was $3199, now $2998 on Amazon

Save $201.99 on this monster of a mirrorless camera that captures hugely detailed 61MP stills, 4K 30p video footage and can ramp up its ISO to 102,400 for shooting in the dark. We like it so much, we've named it the best camera overall in 2023.

Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera was $3899 now $3399 on Amazon. 

Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera was $3899 now $3399 on Amazon

Save $500 and get Amazon's lowest-ever price on what we think is Canon's best-ever camera, which is saying something. It features 8K video capabilities and a 45MP sensor combined with a top-of-the-range autofocus system. You can argue that the specs go over the top a little, but this is a top deal on a top camera.

Note: Stock is a little low, so you'll have to act soon to get this great price. 

Canon EOS R6

Canon EOS R6 + EF-EOS R mount adapter: was $2,498, now $2198 on Adorama

Save $300 on this full-frame mirrorless camera that's equally adept at shooting 20.1MP stills photos and 4K 60p video footage. With five-axis in-body image stabilization the R6 combines with lens IS for ultimate steadiness when shooting.

Sony Alpha A7 III

Sony A7 III Mirrorless Camera With 28-70mm lens: was $2198, now $1698 on Amazon

Save $500 on an excellent mirrorless camera that offers a 24.2MP full-frame sensor, an ISO range of 50-204,800 and 4K video capabilities. It's Amazon's lowest-ever price and we rate this camera as one of the best cameras and best cameras for astrophotography on the market. 

Star Projectors

Pococo Home Planetarium Star Projector

Pococo Galaxy star projector: was $99.99, now $79.99 on Amazon 

Save 20% on this already reasonably priced galaxy star projector which we've rated as one of the top star projectors you can buy right now.

Blisslights Starport Projector

BlissLights Starport USB Laser Star Projector: was $14.99, now $10.49 at Amazon

Get the BlissLights Starport USB Star Projector for just over $10 in the Prime Day deals — it's so small you can fit it in your pocket and take it anywhere with you. Just plug it in and be instantly transported to the stars, we think this would make a great gift for any space lover.

Blisslights Sky Lite Evolve

BlissLights Sky Lite Evolve: was $59.99, now $26.24 from Amazon

Save over 50% on one of the best star projectors, the BlissLights SkyLite Evolve. It has three means of control — voice, app or single button. The shape means positioning options are almost limitless, and the pastel shades you can create are unique to this model.

Encalife Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Star Projector was $219.97 now $109.97 from Encalife. 

Encalife Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Star Projector was $219.97 now $109.97 from Encalife

Save $110 on a star projector that we think is the best for space themed parties and settings. We reviewed the Encalife Aurora Borealis Northern Light Star Projector and found it has a good quality built-in speaker, has a lot of features compared to other models and has Bluetooth, button and remote controls. 


DJI Mini 3 Pro drone was $909 now $693 on Amazon. 

DJI Mini 3 Pro drone was $909 now $693 on Amazon

Save $216 on this excellent mini drone, down to its lowest ever price. It comes with professional standard specs like 48MP photos, 4K video and obstacle avoidance. This drone has a foldable design so it's easy to transport and it is sub 250g, so you don't have to worry about restrictions when flying. 

DJI Mini 3 Fly More Combo was $718 now $658 on Amazon. 

DJI Mini 3 Fly More Combo was $718 now $658 on Amazon

Save $60 on one of the best beginner drones currently available. We also rate it as one of the best drones after reviewing the DJI Mini 3. It offers a more affordable price point, excellent image quality and it's sub 250g, so you don't have to worry about regulations when flying. 

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Jase Parnell-Brookes
Channel Editor

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.