Orion SkyQuest Classic XT4.5 Dobsonian Telescope
SKU ID #381662
Special Handling Fee:$10.95 - added at checkout
The Orion SkyQuest Classic XT4.5 Dobsonian Reflector by Orion is a great beginner telescope. User-friendly with minimal set up and maintenance, the Orion SkyQuest Classic XT4.5 Dobsonian 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 SkyQuest Classic XT4.5 Dobsonian 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:
- 4.5" (114mm) mirror, housed in an enameled steel tube.
- Gathers 260% more starlight than a 60mm refractor.
The Orion XT4.5 telescope is perfect for a beginner. It's a compact Dobsonian that shows hundreds of objects in much more detail than a 60mm refractor (a classic beginner telescope). The sturdy mount with grip knob allow for easy maneuvering. Without spending a fortune you can get a telescope that will not only satisfy the kids, but the kid in you! Our SkyQuest XT4.5 is a quality telescope, with point-and-view simplicity that makes it easy to use and makes stargazing fun! The optical performance is far and away better than flimsy department store models. Its 4.5" (114mm) mirror, housed in an enameled steel tube, gathers 260% more starlight than a 60mm refractor. More light means you can see a lot more celestial objects in greater detail. In a review of low-cost beginner telescopes, Sky and Telescope (12/05) proclaimed the XT4.5 "The best of the bunch - a solid combination of optics and mechanics." Try it and see for yourself!
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