Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor

Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor

SKU ID #110772

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Price: $79.95
Special Handling Fee:$20.00 - added at checkout

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  • Additional Details
  • Weight: 5.8
  • Length: 27.0 in.
  • Height: 29.50 in. - 50.00 in.

The Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor by Orion is a great beginner telescope . User-friendly with minimal set up and maintenance, the Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor features great optical and mechanical quality, so instead of fussing too much with the equipment, you can enjoy the view. Using a lens system to produce images, this Orion Observer 60 Altaz refractor is a great portable telescope for night lunar, planetary, star and daytime terrestrial observation.

Features & Benefits:
  • 60mm glass lens with two fully coated 1.25"eyepieces
  • Red dot finder scope, 25mm and 10mm Kellner oculars with 1.25" barrels
  • Aluminum tube and all-glass optics, including a fully anti reflection-coated 60mm achromatic objective lens.


  • Includes:
  • Sturdy aluminum tripod
  • Special "Starry Night" software(alone valued at $69.)


  • Supplemental Copy:
    The Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor is an excellent starter scope for beginning astro enthusiasts. With its 60mm glass lens and red dot finder scope, the quality is easily observed. The Observer 60 Altaz Orion Telescopes contain both the 25mm and 10mm Kellner oculars with 1.25" barrels as well as a 90° mirror diagonal. The Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor is a perfect gift for the novice, and offers jaw-dropping views of lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter's moons and more. “I propose great things for inspection and contemplation by every explorer of Nature," wrote the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei in 1610 after probing the heavens with his crude, self-made telescope. Those "great things" he mentioned are still up there, ready for today's budding astronomers of all ages to inspect and contemplate. You can see them for yourself with an Orion Observer 60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope, which, believe it or not, is a far more capable telescope than Galileo ever had!

    The Orion Telescopes Observer 60 is a classic refractor telescope with precision glass optics and great portability. It's a complete backyard telescope package that includes the optical tube, all accessories, and an aluminum tripod. The Orion Observer is especially popular with junior astronomy enthusiasts.

    The Sights You'll See!

    You'll be surprised at the celestial sights you can see with an Orion Observer 60 Altazimuth Refractor Telescope. Saturn and its rings, Jupiter and its dancing moons, and the changing phases of Venus, for starters. Close-up views of the Moon's rocky, cratered surface. The Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor will show you the contrasting blue and gold gems of the double star Albireo. And dozens of "deep-sky" gems, including the magnificent Orion Nebula and the glittering Pleiades and Beehive star clusters.

    The Orion Observer 60 Refractor Telescope offers higher quality and more reliable performance than department store refractor telescopes. Orion's features an aluminum tube and all-glass optics, including a fully anti reflection-coated 60mm achromatic objective lens for crisp, bright images. It comes with two telescope eyepieces: quality 25mm and 10mm Kellner oculars with 1.25" barrels, instead of inferior .965" barrels.

    Also includes a 90° mirror diagonal, EZ Finder II, altitude fine-control arm, and aluminum tripod.

    Buy the Orion Observer 60 Altaz Refractor, and follow Galileo as you explore the limits of the galaxy.


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