Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Kit
Item #20559e
4.8 / 5.0
€ 439.99
The SkyQuest XT8 Classic reflector has features for both beginners and experienced users. It has a large aperture, the stable base glides easily to give you total pointing control,...
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The SkyQuest XT8 Classic reflector has features for both beginners and experienced users. It has a large aperture, the stable base glides easily to give you total pointing control, and this package includes a Barlow and Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit.
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    • 203mm (8") aperture and 1200mm focal length Dobsonian reflector telescope allows you to reach deep into space for jaw-dropping images of the Moon, planets, and deep space objects too
    • Big-aperture Dobsonian telescope optics + point-and-view ease of use = out-of-this-world value
    • Included Orion 2x Shorty Barlow Lens doubles the magnification of virtually any 1.25" eyepiece, adding magnification options to your telescope
    • The included Beginning Stargazers Toolkit provides plentiful reference material for nighttime observing and a handy red LED light to see them with
    • An amazing value compared to purchasing each item separately
  • 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
    • Bearing material:
      PTFE and UHMW bearings
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Wood
    • Length of optical tube:
      113,0 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

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    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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