Best Automated Telescope
Celestron NexStar 4SE Go-To Telescope | Price: $499
Ideal for: Those looking for a great visual telescope that can automatically point itself at objects
Celestron’s NexStar SE series telescopes are some of the best-selling telescopes today, and for a good reason. The built-in computer and motors allow the mount to slew (point) to targets and keep them centered for minutes at a time with just the press of a button on the included hand controller. Although this NexStar 4SE model is the smallest telescope in the NexStar line, it features a long focal length that makes it especially great for observing planets and the moon. This telescope is a great choice for those who don’t want the trouble of manually finding objects in the night sky like most other telescopes in this price range.