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  • Tele Vue and the Moon Men from Philly! (05/16/2019)
    Here we introduce to you the "Philly Moon Men" who crossed Europe one summer with a Tele Vue-76, Tele-Pod Mount, FoneMate, Diagonal, and various of our eyepieces on bikes! Our gear was a great fit with their outreach goals. One of the "Moon Men" wrote us during the trip: "As an optical engineer myself, the build quality is some of the highest I have found in an instrument of any kind. Even an untrained eye can tell the difference. People stay longer and ask more questions. They take their time to look again. Our FoneMate makes it easy for us to take pictures, and we send people home with a memory of what the Universe looks like." We also note that bicycling long-distance with a Tele Vue telescope is a recurring theme for us!

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  • I can't believe the quality. Unparalleled. Clear to the edge. — L.W., WI
  • YOU ALL AT TELE VUE MAKE SOME OF THE FINEST REFRACTORS IN THE WORLD! "THANK YOU, TELE VUE, AL.... YOU ROCK!!!" — D.T., HI
  • Performance very close to TV-85 and my old Genesis SDF. — D.A., MI
  • Al Nagler convinces my wife at Suffern [NEAF show] that I needed it!!! Thanks Al — R.O., Canada
  • MORE PORTABLE THAN 8" SCT — R.M., NJ
  • WE ARE VERY HAPPY WITH THE INSTRUMENT. GREAT JOB! — L.M., NY
  • BEST ASTRO AND BIRDING SCOPE EVER! — R.T., Norway
  • I love everything about this versatile instrument. I take it everywhere because I can! — R.F., Canada
  • LOVE IT! MY FIRST SCOPE — J.F., Canada
  • A dream APO. Buttery smooth focuser. I love Tele Vue. — J.R., OH
  • I WANTED A SMALL APO REFRACTOR THAT CAN BE USED FOR DAYTIME OBSERVING (BIRDS, ETC.). IT'S VERY GOOD ON THE PLANETS AND THE MOON. — D.K., Canada
  • FIRST CLASS, AS USUAL. — E.G., OR
  • Very happy with it. Works fantastic for all my needs. — R.S., NH
  • Excellent workmanship. — W.H., OH
  • My first scope, to learn & explore! Recommended by a friend w/ 10 years astronomy experience. A handsome & practical instrument. — A.G., UK
  • BEAUTIFUL INSTRUMENT! — J.K., Canada
  • BEST REFRACTOR I'VE OWNED IN 20 YEARS OF OBSERVING. DOUBLE-DOUBLE A SNAP @ 69x (7 NAGLER) CALIFORNIA NEBULA EASY WITH 35 PAN\NB FILTER FROM MY LIGHT POLLUTED CONDO! YOU GOTTA LOVE IT! — D.S., NH
  • BOLD, BEAUTIFUL, BUILT TO LAST. THANKS A MILLION! — J.B., CA
  • SUPERLATIVE INTERNET REVIEWS. MORE THAN LIVES UP TO THE REVIEWS — M.R., UT
  • At first glance, you can tell what care and precision went into making all Tele Vue instruments. — L.P., PA
  • Piggy Back on LX200GSP 10" & also use as portable scope. Fantastic! — J.S., CA
  • This is my third TV scope and I wanted this scope to keep over the years and pass on to my son one day. Thank you. — D.S., NJ
  • I am very pleased with its performance both for astronomy and nature viewing. — R.H., PA
  • VERY PLEASED WITH TELESCOPE, ALSO PURCHASED PANOPTIC 35MM AND NAGLER ZOOM! LOT'S OF FUN! — S.F., TN
  • Love Tele Vue refractors, now own 4. Pronto, 76, 85, & 102 all purchased in last 2 yrs. I wanted the best small refractor available - now I have it! — R.W., UK
  • For bright variable star observing. Owned both a Pronto and a Ranger, this is the best yet! — E.A., NY
  • INCREDIBLE LITTLE SCOPE! BEAUTIFUL VIEWS, NO COLOR, GREAT FOR TRAVEL, ASTRO AND TERRESTRIAL USE. — P.T., CA
  • GREAT SCOPE! — C.J., WI
  • BEAUTIFUL SCOPE! — M.T., VA
  • Very impressed with fit & finish of scope, Starbeam finder, Tele-Pod (w\Eyepiece caddy). — R.L., WA
  • INCREDIBLE WORKMANSHIP. — D.P., NJ
  • Always wanted a Tele Vue scope. Work of art, looking forward to many years of use! — F.B., FL
  • Very well made. The views are fantastic. — S.T., CA
  • THIS IS MY TV-101 IN A PRONTO PACKAGE! TRULY AMAZING PERFORMANCE, AIRLINE PORTABLE. WITH PANORAMIC MOUNT W/SKY TOUR, THIS IS THE PERFECT SCOPE! — K.S., NM
  • Wanted the best small scope for astronomy and nature. Jupiter and Saturn superb with 8mm Radian. Orion Nebula and Pleiades great with 19mm Panoptic. Totally pleased with scope. — J.C., OK
  • Bought it 9 months after I got the 102; it had a baby. — R.S., MA
  • CASTOR AT 160X WAS AMAZING, CLEANLY SPLIT WITH TEXT-BOOK DIFFRACTION RINGS 360 AROUND EACH STAR AND MERGING IN BETWEEN - NO COLOR - BEAUTIFULLY WHITE STARS - BLACK BACKGROUND. — C.M., NH
  • So far my best scope! — J.R., MA
  • MY KIDS AND I SHOULD ENJOY THIS FOR MANY YEARS. — J.P., IL
  • THANK YOU I REALLY APPRECIATE THIS FINE INSTRUMENT! — J.G., KY
  • I WANTED A HIGH QUALITY TRAVEL SCOPE - I GOT IT! SUPERB QUALITY & CRAFTSMANSHIP. THE VIEWS ARE FABULOUS WHEN PAIRED WITH A 22MM NAGLER T4! MANY YEARS OF FUN LIE AHEAD. — B.M., UT
  • Long time TV user. Keep up the good work. — B.G., VA
  • EXCELLENT REVIEW OF OPTICAL QUALITIES. LOOKING FOR ONE GOOD FOR ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY. CLUB MEMBERS RAVE ABOUT TELE VUE TV76. — C.B., NC
  • Wonderful performance. Flawless eclipse pictures from Turkey 2006. — O.T., Norway
  • Was going to send picture of my beautiful set up, but since it's all Tele Vue, I'm sure you've seen it! Shows nice natural colors on double stars! — D.W., NE
  • The scope is simply beautiful and a joy to use. I've had a tremendous amount of fun thus far. — S.C., NY
  • Everything I expected and more. — G.C., NY
  • I purchased this telescope and tripod because I believe that Tele Vue is simply the best quality available. — T.A., TX
  • Wow! — A.H., CA
  • Donation to MAS for solar H-alpha and nighttime use! I own 6 other Tele Vue scopes and many Tele Vue eyepieces! Thank You for the quality of your products! — K.C., MN
  • "Outstanding" — L.D., CT
  • Excellent reviews, Tele Vue reputation, portability, versatility. So far I am very happy with the optical quality and mechanics. — K.R., Canada
  • (Bought) As a portable alternative to my TV-NP127. I like the new focuser on my TV76. — J.G., MA
  • Great scope and beautiful craftsmanship! Keep up the great work. — P.K., NE
  • Fantastically built, with uncompromised optical quality! — S.K., NM
  • I think this is the best 3" scope on the market today. — G.W., CO
  • I own a TV102 and many TV products. I love your products simply the best. Love the portability of this scope. Maybe we'll see you at RTMC this year. Thanks again. — D.G., CA
  • Owner of other Tele Vue products. The perfect all around scope. For birding, a finder on my 11", a spotting scope at the rifle range and of course astronomy. — F.S., CA
  • Superior build and fantastic optics. — A.W., NJ
  • Absolutely gorgeous scope. — J.K., CA
  • Very impressed. — J.G., PA
  • Excellent reputation for portable scopes. — M.M., NY
  • Very nice, high quality traveling telescope. — L.K., MA
  • Wanted top class APO refractor for Astronomy. Excellent & well engineered scope. — R.H., UK
  • Wide field astronomical observing, portability, quality. Cool. — S.M., CA
  • Awesome. 3mm radian on the moon breathtaking. — G.B., CO
  • EXCELLENT REVIEWS & REPUTATION. THEY WERE RIGHT! EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT SCOPE!! THANK YOU. — M.M., CO
  • As a wide field finder scope for my 12" SCT. Superb scope mechanically & optically. The perfect complement to a long focal length SCT. — C.S., NJ
  • My arthritis is beginning to "Get in the Way" so I wanted premium optics/ease of use. One trip to my car, complete with a thermos of coffee-cool! — T.G., Canada
  • I wanted a "travel scope" for a trip to Mexico. Perfect! But, I had to buy it a "Big Brother." NP127) — M.S., VA
  • Used on at Kitt Peak. — D.G, OH
  • MY FIRST TELESCOPE - YOUR PRODUCT HAD FAVORABLE REVIEWS. VERY SHARP OPTICS. I'VE OWNED HASSELBLAD AND LEICA CAMERAS, I APPRECIATE QUALITY. THIS IS A GREAT PRODUCT. — A.S., CO
  • Best small wide field APO made! Thank you! — L.M., AZ
  • I wanted top quality for astro photos plus bird watching capability. Lovely instrument - a pleasure to have. — R.H., England
  • First scope I have ever purchased. Very fine craftsmanship. Glad I decided to go with Tele Vue. — P.K., PA
  • I already have an 8" SCT so the TV-76 is the perfect complement to the big scope. Good travel scope too! — J.C., Canada
  • Quality and U.S.A. made. I also have a TV102. Very happy - Make more 127s - I would upgrade the 102 to 127! — A.D., CO
  • American made, quality of build. The ultimate grab and go scope! — R.M., CA
  • I have an NP101 but needed a good "travel scope." Great scopes and oculars. — J.C., MN
  • Beautiful - and a treat to meet Al Nagler at Company Seven shortly after purchase! — D.I., MD
  • Ease of use, Quality. I'm impressed!!! — A.D., Australia


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