Celestron Inspire 100AZ refractor telescope review

The Celestron Inspire 100AZ telescope ($359.95/£249) is worth investigating if you want to get great views of the moon, planets and more while experimenting with some basic astrophotography.

Celestron Inspire 100AZ: Key specs

Optical design: Refractor 

Aperture: 3.94-inch/100 mm

Focal length: 25.98-inch/660 mm

Focal ratio: f/6.5

Eyepiece focal length: 0.8-inch/20 mm (33x) and 0.4-inch/10 mm (66x) 

Total kit weight: 20 lbs./9.07 kg 

Mount type: Alt-azimuth

A basic 4-inch/100 mm refractor, it’s got no ‘go-to’ features so you’re going to have to be confident enough to find your own targets in the night sky.