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A refracting telescope is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective. In our online store you can find a wide range of refractors with two, three or four lenses. The main advantages of this type of telescope are a wide field of view, minimal light scattering, and easy optics cleaning. Refractors are best suited for urban observations since they successfully cope with urban flare.

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Levenhuk Skyline Travel 50 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 50 mm. Focal length: 360 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 50 Telescope is a compact and lightweight beginner-level refractor that can be easily handled even by the youngest explorers of space. This telescope is perfectly suitable for observing the lunar ...More

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$69.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel 70 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 70 mm. Focal length: 400 mm.

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 70 Telescope is a compact and lightweight refractor with an alt-azimuth mount. This telescope is portable: you can take it with you for observations in the countryside. It comes with a backpack wh...More

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$94.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ T1 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 40 mm. Focal length: 500 mm.

Levenhuk LabZZ T1 Telescope gives the youngest astronomers an opportunity to unravel the mysteries of the Cosmos. The telescope is very easy to handle, so children can observe starry skies on their own. With Levenhuk Lab...More
$34.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ T2 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 50 mm. Focal length: 600 mm.

It’s so easy to take your first steps in astronomy with Levenhuk LabZZ T2 Telescope! This telescope is a perfect choice for a beginning amateur astronomer or a child interested in exploring the Cosmos. The maximum magnif...More
$44.95
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Levenhuk Skyline BASE 50T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 50mm. Focal length: 600mm

Levenhuk Skyline BASE 50T Telescope is a "junior" model in Levenhuk Skyline BASE product line designed for beginner astronomers. This refractor is ideal for the first astronomy observations: it features easy assembly, m...More
$59.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ T3 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 60 mm. Focal length: 700 mm.

Levenhuk LabZZ T3 is a children’s telescope with up to 175x magnification. Amazing wonders become immediately available right after unpacking: Solar System planets and their large satellites, bright constellations and hu...More
$74.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 50 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 50 mm. Focal length: 360 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 50 Telescope is a compact and lightweight optical tool with quality glass optics. This universal model is also suitable for simple observations of the planets of the Solar system, terrestrial ...More

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$74.95
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Levenhuk Skyline BASE 60T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 60mm. Focal length: 700mm

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$75.96
$94.95
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Levenhuk Skyline BASE 60T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 60mm. Focal length: 700mm

Levenhuk Skyline BASE 60T Telescope is a refractor for kids and beginner astronomy amateurs. The kit includes accessories that allow for detailed studying the Moon and terrestrial objects. You can observe the planets of...More
$94.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 70 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 70 mm. Focal length: 400 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel Sun 70 Telescope is a compact refractor for long walks and traveling. It features a 40 cm long optical tube and a 70 mm aperture. The kit includes a convenient branded backpack large enough for a ...More

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$99.95
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Levenhuk Strike 60 NG Telescope photography

Achromatic refractor. Objective lens diameter: 60 mm. Focal length: 700 mm

Levenhuk Strike 60 NG is a wonderful telescope for children. Thanks to the Levenhuk Strike 60 NG Telescope, studying astronomy has never been easier. Straight from the box, without having to purchase additional accessori...More

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$104.95
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Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 60T Telescope

Refractor. Aperture: 60mm. Focal length: 700mm

Levenhuk Skyline PLUS 60T Telescope is a classic refractor that will entice the explorers of outer space. It comes with an equatorial mount and an extended set of optical accessories – even a demanding user will appreci...More

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$139.95
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Levenhuk Skyline Travel 80 Telescope

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 80 mm. Focal length: 400 mm

Levenhuk Skyline Travel 80 Telescope is a small high-aperture refractor with coated optics. It is great for near space and terrestrial observations. It is a great choice for a beginner astronomer and will be excellent fo...More

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$149.95
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Levenhuk Strike 80 NG Telescope picture

Achromatic refractor. Objective lens diameter: 80 mm. Focal length: 720 mm

Levenhuk Strike 80 NG is perfect for beginners or amateurs; an astronomy telescope that can help introduce learners to the fascinating world of stars, planets and far away galaxies. Its range of capabilities is much broa...More

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$149.95
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Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope image

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 600 mm

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Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS is a wonderful telescope for anyone who is beginning...More
$171.96
$214.95
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Levenhuk Skyline 90x900 EQ Telescope description

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 900 mm.

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Levenhuk Skyline 90x900 EQ is a refractor with a large aperture. You will be a...More
$203.96
$254.95
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Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS Telescope image

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 600 mm

Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS is a wonderful telescope for anyone who is beginning his or her forays into celestial observations. It is indispensable for children and their parents alike on their journeys through the universe....More

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$214.95
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Levenhuk Skyline 90x900 EQ Telescope description

Refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 900 mm.

Levenhuk Skyline 90x900 EQ is a refractor with a large aperture. You will be able to see planets, double stars, globular clusters and diffuse nebulae. Uranus and Neptune appear in the form of small disks, but closer plan...More

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$254.95
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Levenhuk Strike 1000 PRO Telescope photography

Achromatic refractor. Objective lens diameter: 90 mm. Focal length: 900 mm

Levenhuk Strike 900 PRO is the entry-level model of the Strike PRO series. It has a high-quality achromatic objective lens that provides bright and sharp images with minimal chromatic aberrations. This is a very compact ...More

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$319.95
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Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Microscope & Telescope Kit
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A wealth of interesting discoveries awaits your kid with Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Mi...More
$39.96
$49.95
Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Microscope & Telescope Kit - Exhibition Item
A wealth of interesting discoveries awaits your kid with Levenhuk LabZZ MT2 Microscope & Telescope Kit! The kit includes a biological microscope with an experiment set and a refracting telescope. These instrumen...More
$44.96
$49.95
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Refractor telescopes – simple design and steady views


Refractor telescopes have a very simple design, and because of that simplicity they have several advantages over other optical schemes. First of all, refracting telescopes are more rugged and resistant to misalignment than reflectors. The optical tube is sealed from the atmosphere, which means there are no air currents inside and, therefore, produced images are much steadier and sharper. Refractors are also very easy to clean and maintain.

The range of refractors available in our store is really impressive – here you can find affordable models for children, like the Levenhuk Skyline 50x600 AZ Telescope as well as top-shelf professional apochromats like Levenhuk Ra R130 ED Triplet OTA.

If you are going to buy a refractor telescope, you should know that this optical scheme has some limitations. In some cases, these telescopes are not able to provide correct color rendition, and you might need to install a hood for protection from dew condensation.

Also, you need to know that these telescopes can be additionally equipped with a diagonal prism and, in the correct orientation, will become a wonderful device for terrestrial observations.

Buy refractor telescope in our online store and you won’t be disappointed!