Costco offers its members the Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector Telescope
, model no. 31045, bundled with an Eyepiece Kit
, for $159.99
with free shipping
. (Non-members pay $8 more.) That's $42 under the lowest total price we could find for just the telescope elsewhere. The reflecting telescope features modified Newtonian design, has a 65x magnification, and includes a tripod stand. The eyepiece kit includes two eyepieces, three filters, a microfiber cloth, and foam-padded carrying case. Deal ends December 8.
Of note, if Comet ISON survives its close encounter with the sun, December 10 to 14 is projected to be the optimal viewing window. Click here for more info.