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Comparing Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ and Orion SkyScanner 100mm

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  • Perfect entry-level telescope: The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is an easy-to-use and powerful telescope. The PowerSeeker series is designed to give the new telescope user the perfect combination of quality, value, features, and power
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Lowest price found: $99.99
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  • An ideal entry-level reflector telescope with 100mm parabolic primary mirror optics - no plastic lenses as found in some other telescopes made for beginners
  • See hundreds of craters on the Moon, detail on Jupiter and other planets, even when viewing from relatively bright city locations
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
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In comparison:
Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ ranks #39 out of 59.
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7.1
Good
Popularity Score
Best-selling
Popularity rank: 1 / 149
100%
Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
4.4 Read reviews
In comparison:
Orion SkyScanner 100mm ranks #26 out of 59. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
Popularity Score
Very popular
Popularity rank: 10 / 149
94%
Consumer score distribution.
Orion SkyScanner 100mm ranks #26 and Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ ranks #39

Customers like Orion SkyScanner 100mm noticeably more

Orion SkyScanner 100mm, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ [ 4.4 vs 4.1 ]. In our awesomeness score Orion SkyScanner 100mm ranks #27 out of 149 and Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ ranks #39 out of 149.

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Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is more popular

It's fairly safe to say that Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is a more popular reflector telescope, based on its 3,000+ reviews. In our popularity score Orion SkyScanner 100mm ranks #9 out of 149 and Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ ranks #0 out of 149.

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To consider

Customers who view Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ and Orion SkyScanner 100mm often consider Meade Polaris Equatorial, a pricier option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ and Orion SkyScanner 100mm
Meade Polaris Equatorial $141
Avg. customer reviews:
4.5 Read reviews
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Meade Polaris Equatorial ranks #14 out of 59. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Very popular
Popularity rank: 13 / 149
92%
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Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ $134
Avg. customer reviews:
4.4 Read reviews
In comparison:
Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ ranks #27 out of 59. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
Very popular
Popularity rank: 16 / 149
90%
Orion SkyScanner 100mm $100
Avg. customer reviews:
4.4 Read reviews
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Orion SkyScanner 100mm ranks #26 out of 59. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
Very popular
Popularity rank: 10 / 149
94%
Celestron AstroMaster 76EQ $170
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4.2 Read reviews
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Celestron AstroMaster 76EQ ranks #35 out of 59.
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7.5
Good
Very popular
Popularity rank: 21 / 149
86%
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Weight

28 lbs
 

6.2 lbs
 
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Key features
  • All-glass optical components
  • High transmission coatings
  • Enhanced image brightness
  • Newtonian optical design
  • 76mm aperture
  • 700mm focal length

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is a top selling and one of the less expensive options. It's a #1 bestseller in reflector telescopes category and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Meade Polaris Equatorial or Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ .

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ was released in 2001. There are a lot of newer reflector telescopes on the market. Show newer Reflector Telescopes

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is $140 less expensive than an average reflector telescope ($279.99).

Key features
  • 100mm parabolic primary mirror optics
  • Two 1.25 inch telescope eyepieces
  • 20mm (for 20 power magnification) and 10mm (for 40 power magnification)
  • EZ Finder II aiming device
  • Starry Night astronomy software

Orion SkyScanner 100mm is a very popular option on the lower end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling reflector telescopes and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron ExploraScope or Celestron AstroMaster LT .

Orion SkyScanner 100mm is $180 cheaper than the average reflector telescope ($279.99).

Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ: Buy | Details page | Reviews
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