Orion AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor Telescope
The Orion AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor by Orion is a great intermediate telescope . While the Orion AstroView 120ST Equatorial Refractor 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 lens system to produce images, this Orion AstroView 120ST Equatorial refractor is a great portable telescope for night lunar, planetary, star and daytime terrestrial observation.Features & Benefits:
The AstroView 120ST EQ provides great wide-field high contrast images for the intermediate observer or astrophotographer. It is perfect for viewing or photographing the moon, planets and even deep-sky objects.Our AstroView 120ST is a compact, rich-field refractor designed for observation of nebular clouds, star clusters, and even galaxies. Its multi-coated achromatic objective lens has a 120mm (4.7") clear aperture and has a focal length of just 600mm (f/5). Compared to our standard 120mm AstroView (f/8.3), that translates to a 66% wider field of view for any given eyepiece. The fast f/5 optical system also makes it an excellent telescope for astrophotography. The 120ST has a well-baffled optical tube to ensure good contrast. The cast-metal, 2" rack-and-pinion focuser accommodates either both 1.25" and 2" diagonals. The AstroView equatorial mount with adjustable aluminum tripod provides a sturdy platform for precision tracking. Add an optional EQ-3M electronic drive for fully automatic tracking. One-year limited warranty.
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