Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
Powerful, easy to use and affordable, the SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian telescope will keep you busy exploring the solar system and deep space for years. An incredible value that includes Orions MoonMap, DeepMap 600, and a smartphone photo adapter.
The Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian telescope will open up the night sky for your entire family to discover. With excellent light grasp, point-and-view ease of use, and an array of super helpful included accessories, the SkyQuest XT6 is truly one of the best beginner telescope values on the market today. Built around a big 6 (152mm) parabolic primary mirror, the XT6 collects nearly 80% more light than a 4.5 reflector telescope, rendering brighter views of the cosmos with greater detail when viewing deep-sky objects such as star clusters, nebulas, and brighter galaxies. With a focal length of 1178mm (f/7.7), the XT6 performs especially well for planetary and lunar observation. Bright planets such as Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars show an impressive amount of detail. And the Moons battered, crater-pocked surface will keep you captivated night after night. This new version of the SkyQuest XT6 features a 2 Crayford focuser. The 2 Crayford allows use of optional 2 eyepieces. An included 2-to-1.25 step-down adapter accommodates 1.25 eyepieces, such as the 25mm Plossl that comes with the telescope. It provides a significant 47x magnifying power. The XT6s 44-long enameled steel optical tube glides with silky smoothness on the sturdy Dobsonian base. You just grasp the front of the tube and point it toward your target using up-down and left-right motions. The red dot (LED) finder scope makes it easy to find your target object and center it in the telescopes eyepiece. Only the Orion XT6 comes with three additional accessories to enhance your viewing experience: Orions MoonMap 260, DeepMap 600, and a smartphone photo adapter for taking pictures through the telescopes eyepiece. A terrific value.If youre looking for a powerful, easy-to-use, affordable telescope, you cant go wrong with the Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian.Meets or exceeds all California State Environmental Quality and Safety Regulations (CARB 93120 Phase 2 Compliant).
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