This deluxe upgrade of our XT8 Classic telescope boasts a redesigned Dobsonian base, adjustable altitude-axis tension, 2" dual-speed Crayford focuser, and a host of other upgrades and included accessories to enhance your stargazing experience.
If you are an avid astronomer you know that you should always use red light instead of white to help protet your night vision. The Orion RedBeam II LED Flashlight has adjustable brightness which lets you observe without ruining your night vision.
A wonderful tour of the constellations, Discover the Stars is a good companion for beginning stargazers. Includes 12 all sky charts showing the night sky each month, and 23 more detailed charts showing interesting objects within each constellation.
Use your telescope and the Orion Telescope Observer's Guide to explore over 60 interesting celestial objects! Written by Richard J. Bartlett, this must-have introduction to exploring the sky with a telescope is packed with helpful tips and info.
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