Orion AstroView 6 EQ Reflector Telescope
The Orion AstroView 6 EQ Reflector by Orion is a great intermediate telescope . While the Orion AstroView 6 EQ Reflector may take a bit longer to learn and need some set-up or adjustments, its excellent optics and robust features will allow an enthusiast to grow into the hobby. Using a system of mirrors to produce images, this Orion AstroView 6 EQ 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:
The AstroView 6 is a great telescope for the intermediate viewer. The manual slow motion knobs track objects or add an optional EQ3 DC drive to the mount to power the scope electronically. A good size telescope for planetary and deep sky viewing.If you're ready to graduate from a small scope or want your first scope to have more light-gathering power than typical starter scopes, step up to the AstroView 6. Its 150mm parabolic mirror has a focal length of 750mm (f/5), so it offers generous wide-field views of deep-sky objects when used with the included 25mm Plossl. For lunar and planetary study, use the 10mm Plossl (also included). The AstroView's EQ-3 equatorial mount features manual slow motion controls, which allow you to center and track objects in the viewing field. An optional single- or dual-axis EQ-3 DC drive is also available for electronic guiding. Built in to the equatorial head is a polar-alignment scope for precise orientation on celestial north or south. The mount couples to a sturdy adjustable aluminum tripod with accessory tray. Includes 6x30 finder, rack-and-pinion focuser, and four-vane adjustable secondary mirror support.
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