Top 8 Most Expensive Telescopes Ever Sold
Astron SCIENTIFIC T21 Hermes Traveler Astroimaging & Viewing Optical Tube Assembly: a huge name, fit for an expensive, multi-purpose imaging device.
Meade 16” LX600 ACF Telescope with StarLock: telescope is among the most expensive telescopes that money can buy.
PlaneWave 1 Meter Observatory Telescope: is the most expensive telescope that money can buy. The full system weighs 2,600 pounds and has a focal length of 6000mm.
DayStar Filters SolaREDi H-Alpha Solar Telescope: is the most expensive solar telescope that you can buy. It retails on B&H Photo Video for $35,990.
Atacama Large Millimeter Array: includes 66 radio telescopes capable of observing electromagnetic radiation.
European Extremely Large Telescope: is a part of the European Southern Observatory and has yet to be completed.
James Webb Telescope: Stealing the top spot from Hubble’s long-standing record is this new telescope which launched less.
Hubble Space Telescope: was launched in April of 1990 and entered service on May 20 of the same year.