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Orion XT 6

Orion XT 6″ Classic
Orion

April 12th, 2013







Price: $309.99

(as of 2013-04-18 16:06:36 PST)

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Category: Binoculars, Telescopes & Optics

Rating: 4.6 / 5.0 (23 votes)























Orion XT 6″ Classic by Orion

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Features

  • Classic entry-level scope at an amazing price
  • Crisp images from the craters of the moon to the edge of the galaxy
  • Big-aperture optics + point-and-view ease of use = out-of-this-world value
  • 150mm aperture and 1200mm focal length provides ample light grasp and resolution
  • One-year limited warranty

Description

Ships to the U.S. including Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Classic entry-level scope at an amazing priceCrisp images from the craters of the moon to the edge of the galaxyBig-aperture optics + point-and-view ease of use = out-of-this-world valueWhen the moon is in the seventh house and Jupiter aligns with Mars, you'll be able to see it allOne-year limited warranty 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 XT6 is outfitted with a 1.25″ rack-and-pinion focuser, an EZ Finder II reflex sight, collimation cap, and a 25mm Sirius Plssl telescope eyepiece. The mirror is center-marked for precise collimation. The Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope…Check it out, today! One-year limited warranty. This item cannot be shipped internationally due to its size and weight.

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