Orion SkyQuest XT6 PLUS Dobsonian Reflector Telescope Kit
Item #08985e
4.6 / 5.0
€ 429.99
This upgraded PLUS version of our XT6 Classic Dobsonian sports useful design enhancements like adjustable altitude tension and secondary adjustment thumbscrews, and expanded access...
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This upgraded PLUS version of our XT6 Classic Dobsonian sports useful design enhancements like adjustable altitude tension and secondary adjustment thumbscrews, and expanded accessories including a Shorty 2x Barlow, Safety Film Solar Filter and more!
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  • More Info
    • An upgraded XT6 Classic Dobsonian with performance-boosting design enhancements and additional accessories
    • Redesigned base with adjustable altitude tension supports the attractive twilight blue optical tube
    • Easy, tool-free collimation adjustment thanks to knurled secondary mirror thumbscrews
    • Highly visible white trim on base makes it easier to see and step around in the dark
    • Upgraded accessories include 25mm and 10mm Sirius Plossl eyepieces, Shorty 2x Barlow, Safety Film Solar Filter, eyepiece rack, EZ Finder II reflex sight, DeepMap 600 folding star chart, collimation cap, and more
  • 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,10,0 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      48 x, 120 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:
      116,8 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      5,2 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      9,9 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      15,5 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Eyepiece rack, 2x Barlow 1.25", Collimation cap, Safety film solar filter, DeepMap 600 folding star chart
    • Other features:
      Adjustable altitude axis tension knobs, Secondary mirror collimation thumbscrews, Enhanced 94% reflectivity
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Orion SkyQuest XT6 PLUS Dobsonian Reflector Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
    Dobsonian base
    Altitude tension knobs
    Eyepiece rack
    Orion 1.25" 25mm Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece
    Orion 1.25" 10mm Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece
    Orion 1.25" Shorty 2x Barlow  
    Orion Safety Film Solar Filter for 6" Reflector Telescopes
    Orion EZ Finder II Reflex Sight
    Collimation cap
    Dust cover for optical tube
    DeepMap 600 folding star chart

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    Economy Delivery (3-5 business days): €0,00
    Expedited Delivery (1-2 business days): €30,25

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