This short focal length refractor telescope gives wonderfully wide views of the night sky! You don’t want a big, bulky telescope to enjoy backyard astronomy. Our potent little Orion Observer 80ST Equatorial Refractor Telescope proves in a different way. Compact and hassle free, it’s easy to take out of doors and set up, and easy to herald when you are done. This versatile telescope’s 80mm-aperture objective lens has a short focal length of 400mm (f/5), which makes the Observer 80ST extremely portable and compact. Thanks to the telescope’s fast f/5 focal ratio, bright, wide-field views of the stars and deep-space objects are the Observer 80ST’s forte! Tracking celestial objects at the same time as viewing them in the Observer 80ST telescope is a cinch with the smooth and stable EQ-1B equatorial mount and tripod. The mount is equipped with dual slow motion controls for easy manual tracking of objects in the night sky. The Observer 80ST refractor telescope comes with a reflex sight, 90-degree diagonal (1.25″), and 10mm and 25mm Kellner 1.25″ telescope eyepieces with anti-reflection coating. This pint-sized refractor also includes the useful MoonMap 260 that can assist you identify interesting lunar features you’ll be able to see in the telescope. A niftier grab-and-go scope you’re going to not find!
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An ideal refractor telescope package for the observer on-the-go, the compact Observer 80ST packs a large number of performance into a petite telescope design
80mm f/5.0 rich-field refractor telescope delivers sharp and bright wide-field views of the cosmos – great for exploring the Moon, wide views of bright planets and their closeby moons, star clusters, bright nebulas and galaxies
The included EQ-1B equatorial mount and adjustable-height tripod allows smooth slow-motion movement to easily track objects in the sky
Includes 90-degree star diagonal, two anti-reflection coated 1.25″ Kellner telescope eyepieces, red-dot reflex sight and the Orion MoonMap 260