The Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope combines robust optics with without equal in mechanical simplicity and stability. It includes a precision 8-inch (203mm) parabolic number one replicate, center-marked at the factory for precise collimation and mounted in a cast-aluminum beef up cell that gives most ventilation. The replicate pulls in 73% more light than a 6-inch, enough to tease out dust lanes in nebulas, get to the bottom of the cores of distinguished globular clusters, and reveal refined structure in elusive galaxies. The 46-inch-long enameled steel tube glides on its strong Dobsonian telescope base. A gradual push or pull at the navigation knob puts you right within the observing pocket. The SkyQuest XT8 Classic includes a 2-inch Crayford taste focuser that accepts both 1.25-inch and a pair of-inch accessories. Speaking of accessoires, the XT8 comes with a number of serious ones. You get a Sirius Plossl 25mm telescope eyepiece (48x), an EZ Finder II reflex sight, an Orion fast-collimation cap, and a snap-on dust cover. For the intrepid beginner to the veteran skygazer, the SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope lives as much as its billing by Astronomy magazine as a murals. The SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Kit comes with extra accessories at an ideal price! The preferred Shorty 2x Barlow doubles the magnification of any 1.25″ eyepiece for an influence spice up. The included Orion MoonMap 260 is an invaluable reference map of the Moon’s surface that allows you to assist the entire circle of relatives be told the names and locations of more than 260 craters, mountains, valleys, “seas” and different interesting lunar features you’ll explore together with your telescope. The detailed Orion Telescope Observer’s Guide book highlights over 60 celestial objects to look at in a telescope. Use the included Star Target planisphere to devise your observing sessions year-spherical! The RedBeam Mini LED light supplies dark-friendly red light when you wish to have it beneath starry skies.
203mm (8″) aperture and 1200mm focal length Dobsonian reflector telescope lets you achieve deep into house for jaw-dropping pictures of the Moon, planets, and deep house objects too
Big-aperture Dobsonian telescope optics + point-and-view ease of use = out-of-this-world price
Included Orion 2x Shorty Barlow Lens doubles the magnification of almost any 1.25″ eyepiece, adding magnification choices on your telescope
The included Starting Stargazers Toolkit supplies plentiful reference subject matter for middle of the night observing and a to hand red LED light to peer them with
An incredible price in comparison to buying every item one after the other