Orion XT 6" Classic
The Orion XT 6" Classic Reflector by Orion is a great beginner telescope. User-friendly with minimal set up and maintenance, the Orion XT 6" Classic Reflector features great optical and mechanical quality, so instead of fussing too much with the equipment, you can enjoy the view. Using a system of mirrors to produce images, this Orion Orion XT 6" Classic Reflector is excellent for faint deep sky objects like remote galaxies because of the larger aperture. They provide the brightest view per dollar spent.Features & Benefits:
Ample light grasp...Check. Portable...Check. Stable mount...Check. Quick setup and take-down...Check. Easy to operate...Check. Affordable...Check.
As you run through the checklist of attributes you've heard are important in a good beginner's telescope, you realize that the Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope meets all the criteria - in spades. Astronomy magazine called it "an excellent entry-level Dobsonian telescope for an adult."
It's a telescope that opens up limitless observing possibilities. With its big 150mm diameter parabolic primary mirror the SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope collects nearly 80% more light than a 4.5" reflector, rendering brighter images and greater detail in deep-sky nebulas and star clusters. And the 1200mm focal length gives the telescope ample power to zoom in on subtle planetary and lunar features.
The 45"-long enameled-steel optical tube glides wtih silky smoothness on the cabinet-quality Dobsonian wood base. You just point the telescope and view! Orion-engineered CorrecTension springs keep the tube balanced to perfection and allow the whole unit to be carried together by the handle on the base. The Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope...Check it out, today!
This item cannot be shipped internationally due to its size and weight.
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- Weight: 34.4
- Length: 45.5 in.
(This product includes a shipping surcharge of $14.95.)