Buying a telescope.. will i be able to see galaxies real close ?

If i buy a telescope from a suvenour georgraphic shop for about 500.00 dollars australian dollars or a 800.00 australian dollars.. and the telescope looks like a large white round shape thing made of plastic.... Am i be able to see the moon very very up close ? could i be able to spot satellites with it up very... show more If i buy a telescope from a suvenour georgraphic shop for about 500.00 dollars australian dollars or a 800.00 australian dollars.. and the telescope looks like a large white round shape thing made of plastic.... Am i be able to see the moon very very up close ? could i be able to spot satellites with it up very close ? courld i be able to see galaxies up close ?
Update: how about one that cost 1,400.00 AUSTRALIAN dollars and buy it from national geographic store ? even though at that price the telescope still looks small with a tripod.
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