Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
Item #08944e
4.9 / 5.0
€ 299.99
Are you looking for your first Dobsonian? The SkyQuest XT6 is a classic entry-level reflector at an amazing price. The XT6 is very portable, has a stable mount, is easy to operat...
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Are you looking for your first Dobsonian? The SkyQuest XT6 is a classic entry-level reflector at an amazing price. The XT6 is very portable, has a stable mount, is easy to operate and is affordable, making it a perfect telescope for the beginner.
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  • More Info
    • Perhaps the best beginner Dobsonian reflector telescope you can buy - big 6" aperture at an amazing price
    • A beginner may use a 60mm telescope for a few months or years before deciding they need to upgrade to a better telescope - a 6" Dobsonian will give you a lifetime of wonderful views
    • Simple navigation and no need to polar align makes this Dobsonian reflector telescope extremely ease to use for the whole family
    • The 6" diameter f/8 parabolic mirror is fantastic for Moon and planetary views, and also has enough light grasp for deep-sky viewing of nebulas, galaxies, and star clusters
    • The stable Dobsonian base provides a vibration free image even when viewing at a high powers, and features smooth enough motions to make tracking of celestial objects a breeze
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Brighter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Beginner
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      150 mm
    • Focal length:
      1200 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/8,0
    • 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:
      0,77 arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      21 x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      300 x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      300 x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      13,5
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      EZ Finder II
    • Focuser:
      1,25" Rack-and-pinion
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      34 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:
      Simple moon shots
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Not compatible
    • Bearing material:
      PTFE and UHMW bearings
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Wood
    • Length of optical tube:
      115,6 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      6,1 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      9,5 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      15,6 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Included accessories may vary for 2nds, Substitutions may be made
    • Other features:
      CorrecTension system
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
    25mm Orion Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
    EZ Finder II reflex sight
    Collimation cap
    Dust cap
    Spring coils
    Pull loops
    Nylon spacers
    1/4" washers
    Phillips-head screws
    Screws with round knob attached
    Left panel
    Right panel
    Front brace
    Top base plate
    Ground base plate
    Base assembly screws
    Hex key
    Plastic feet
    Feet attachment wood screws
    Self-adhesive rubber bumper
    Large hex-head bolt
    3/8" washers
    3/8" lock nut
    Nylon spacer
    T-nut
    Handle
    Socket-head cap screws
    5/16" washers
    5/16" nuts
    Hex key
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software download card

  • 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): €30,25

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