Orion SkyView Pro 8" Equatorial Reflector Telescope
Item #09738e
4.8 / 5.0
€ 679.99
The Orion SkyView Pro 8 is great for the intermediate astronomer. Images are much brighter and sharper than with a 6" reflector. The large focal length allows you to resolve fine ...
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The Orion SkyView Pro 8 is great for the intermediate astronomer. Images are much brighter and sharper than with a 6" reflector. The large focal length allows you to resolve fine detail at high powers. It can be upgraded to GoTo at any time.
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    • A proverbial light bucket 8" reflector telescope on our stable SkyView Pro equatorial (EQ) mount will provide hour after hour of stargazing fun for the whole family
    • Big 8" parabolic primary mirror and 1000mm focal length (f/4.9) make the SkyView Pro 8 an ideal telescope for viewing deep-space objects such as cloudy nebulas, distant galaxies, and both open and globular star clusters
    • Also capable of breathtaking views of closer cosmic fare like the planets of our solar system and the Moon
    • SkyView Pro equatorial mount with stainless steel tripod provides excellent stability and smooth manual tracking control with the included slow-motion control knobs
    • Includes smooth-adjusting 2" Crayford focuser, two Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepieces (25mm and 10mm focal lengths), 8x40 finder scope, collimation cap, Starry Night software, and more!
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Brighter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Deep sky
    • User level:
      Intermediate
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      203 mm
    • Focal length:
      1000 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/4,9
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Glass material:
      Soda-lime plate
    • Eyepieces:
      Sirius Plossl 25,0 mm,10,0 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      40 x, 100 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:
      8x40
    • Focuser:
      2" Crayford
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      58 mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      29 %
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      8 %
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Equatorial
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar, planetary & long exposure
    • Dovetail bar system:
      Yes
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive sold separately
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Intelliscope system or Go-To system
    • Bearing material:
      Sealed ball bearings
    • Latitude range:
      16-64
    • Setting circles:
      Yes
    • Polar-axis scope:
      Sold separately
    • Counterweights:
      Two 7.5 lb.
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Steel
    • Tripod leg diameter:
      44,45 mm
    • Counterweight bar length:
      25 cm
    • Diameter of counterweight shaft:
      20 mm
    • Height range of mount:
      107,3 cm - 1,40 m
    • Length of optical tube:
      96,5 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      7,5 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      11,4 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      25,7 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Collimation cap
    • Other features:
      2" Crayford focuser
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • Shipping Info

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    Economy Delivery (3-5 business days): €0,00
    Expedited Delivery (1-2 business days): €36,30

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