Jupiter planet is among the five brightest planets like Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. These planets can be visible even by naked eyes without telescopes despite of their long distances. The main reason of this is that these planets reflect a huge sunlight's from their surfaces hence are visible. These planets do not produce their own lights but reflects. As Jupiter reflects lights made of various shades of orange, red, yellow, white and brown so it is easily visible in the sky. If you have some knowledge that when and where this will be appeared and when it will be much nearer to the sun then it will be easily visible. As already told in the above post that on 14 th July 2020 planet will be on its closest point. You can see it even by naked eyes.
There are several telescopes available in the market which can be used to see the Jupiter or other planet watching. The popular brands of telescopes are as given below:
1. Orion AstroView 90mm Refractor
2. Sky-Watcher ProED 100mm Doublet APO Refractor (tube only)
3. Celestron NexStar 4 SE Maksutov-Cassegrain
4. GT 302 Astronomical telescope
5. Celestron 21037 PowerSeeker 70EQ
6. PowerSeeker 50Az
7. Celestro Astromaster LT 76 AZ Telescope
8. Meade LX200 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain
9. Speciality Firstscope
Besides to find out Jupiter or other planets there are several apps and websites available. By using these apps you can view and identify stars and planets. Some of the popular apps are SkyView, Star Walk 2, SkySafari 5, Sky Guide, Star Chart, Stellarium , Google Sky Map, etc . Some good quality binoculars will also be helpful to see these planets.
A telescope having the magnification of 30-50x the aperture and 120x-200x zoom will be good enough to see the Jupiter.
Cost of good and all purpose telescopes starts from INR 15000- INR 70000. However, you can get telescopes at lower prices also. Cost of Celestron AstroMaster 130 EQ Telescope ranges between INR 18000 and INR 50000.
In Gujarat you can contact to following vendors for purchase of telescope :
1. Guru Kripa Enterprises
Address: A-404, Aangan Enclave, Zadeshwar, Bharuch, Gujarat 392011
Contact: 093142 74738
2. Hari Om Scientific Traders
Address: 2, Sadguru Complex, Opp Ruda 02, Prem Mandir Road, Kalawad Road, Rajkot, Gujarat 360005
Contact: 099250 98078
3. Ankur Electronics Communication
Address: Hospital, Abhirath Complex, Third Floor. Sardar Patel Statue Cross Road Opp. Life Care, Naranpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380014
Contact: 079 2768 1796