Orion SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope
SKU ID #381664
The Orion SkyQuest XT8i IntelliScope Dobsonian Reflector by Orion is a great intermediate telescope. While the Orion SkyQuest XT10g Computerized GoTo Dobsonian 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 SkyQuest XT10g Computerized GoTo 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:
Do you want to be able to view more than 14,000 celestial objects at the push of a button, without the difficulty of reading a starchart? The XT8i telescope pulls in 77% more light than the 6" model, and helps you find objects in just a few seconds!Orion's SkyQuest XT8i Intelliscope Dobsonian Computerized Telescope combines powerful 203mm-diameter reflector optics with point-and-view simplicity in a nicely portable package. With the included IntelliScope Computerized Object Locator, the amateur stargazer can pinpoint the location of 14,000+ celestial wonders stored in the IntelliScope's databank. It's like having your own personal tour guide to the universe! The optical tube houses an 8" (203mm) parabolic mirror and rides on our state-of-the-art Dobsonian base, equipped with springless CorrecTension friction control for smooth movement and always-perfect tube balance.
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