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Celestron Telescope Firstscope 76

Celestron Telescope Firstscope 76
alaScore 82

148 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews of Celestron Telescope Firstscope 76. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Binoculars for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Celestron Telescope Firstscope 76 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Celestron Telescope Firstscope 76 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Binoculars on Reviews about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The size and price are also appreciated.

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Jun, 2018

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Not Binoculars


To me, the true value of this thing is to allow you to safely know how much of an astronomer you are. Astronomy is a pretty expensive hobby, and if you jump in on a whim and decide later it's not for you, it's better to have spent little on a scope...

Better than cheap refracting telescopes you often see for around the same price sold in department stores. Has a reasonably sturdy base. You can switch between the two included eyepieces without losing your place. You can see great detail on the moon,...

Sets realistic expectations - amateur telescopes don't show Hubble-quality images. 3" is a small aperture for a telescope that uses mirrors. The included eyepieces are low quality. No reliable way to calibrate the mirrors, or even to reliably know what...

Nov, 2012

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Great first telescope


We bought this for my 7 year old, but my husband and I have probably used it more. We got a brilliant view of the super moon. Hoping to spend more time scanning the skies in the coming weeks.

Feb, 2018

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Never got a chance to use as missing parts!


Ordered this for my husband for Xmas, when he opened bits were missing so we ordered another one, bits again are missing so we will be sending back - bitterly disappointed as wanted to try over the Xmas break!

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications

FirstScope Telescope Official Product of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. Ideal astronomical entry level telescope. The FirstScope Telescope pays tribute to Galileo Galilei and may of history's most notable astronomers and scientists. We honor these men and women for their contributions bringing us one step closer to understanding the universe around us. The compact design makes it easy to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. The FirstScope is also stylish enough to be used as a decorative fixture on your bookshelves or desk. PLUS: CELESTRON FIRSTSCOPE ACCESSORY BUNDLE