Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
Item #08945e
4.8 / 5.0
€ 399.99
The SkyQuest XT8 Classic has features for both beginners and experienced stargazers. Its large aperture will help you see more. Its stable base glides easily and gives you total co...
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The SkyQuest XT8 Classic has features for both beginners and experienced stargazers. Its large aperture will help you see more. Its stable base glides easily and gives you total control to point at any celestial object. All for an affordable price.
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  • More Info
    • A large aperture Classic Dobsonian reflector telescope at a very affordable price!
    • 8" diameter reflector optics lets you view the Moon and planets in close up detail, and has enough light grasp to pull in pleasing views of faint nebulas, galaxies and star clusters
    • A perfect Dobsonian telescope that can last a lifetime for the beginning astronomy enthusiast or whole family
    • The ultra-stable Dobsonian base keeps the reflector optical tube perfectly balanced for point-and-view ease of use
    • Includes a 2" Crayford focuser that accepts 1.25" and 2" telescope eyepieces, a 25mm Sirius Plossl eyepiece, an EZ Finder II reflex sight, collimation cap, Starry Night software download, and more!
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Brighter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Beginner
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      203 mm
    • Focal length:
      1200 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/5,9
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Glass material:
      Low thermal expansion borosilicate glass
    • Eyepieces:
      Sirius Plossl 25,0 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      48 x
    • Resolving power:
      0,57 arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      29 x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      300 x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      406 x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      14,2
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      EZ Finder II
    • Focuser:
      2" Crayford
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      47 mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      23 %
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      5 %
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Dobsonian
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Not compatible
    • Bearing material:
      PTFE and UHMW bearings
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Wood
    • Length of optical tube:
      118,1 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      9,2 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      9,4 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      18,6 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Collimation cap, Eyepiece rack
    • Other features:
      CorrecTension system, Navigation knob, Integral carry handle
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • Shipping Info

    Orders received by 5pm UTC for in-stock items ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

    A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

    Economy Delivery (3-5 business days): €0,00
    Expedited Delivery (1-2 business days): €42,35

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