Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Celestron Firstscope

Celestron Firstscope
alaScore 82

85 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Celestron Firstscope. 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. Views about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

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

Review analysis

(Based on 85 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 64 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 64 of 64 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (21)

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Celestron Firstscope


alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Celestron Firstscope 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 Comments about the reliability and design are generally positive. The size and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Celestron 76 mm Firstscope

May, 2016

Consumer review by: James E. (

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

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