New Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope For Sale
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New Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope:
Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
- 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 (f/8.0) provides ample light grasp and resolution for jaw-dropping views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects
- One-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 with 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 Plössl 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.
Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.
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