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Item 08945
Product Name Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
Best for viewing Brighter deep sky
Best for imaging Lunar & planetary
User level  Beginner
Optical design  Reflector
Optical diameter  203mm
Focal length  1200mm
Focal ratio  f/5.9
Optics type  Parabolic
Glass material  Low thermal expansion borosilicate glass
Eyepieces Sirius Plossl 25.0mm (1.25")
Magnification with included eyepieces 48x
Resolving power  0.57arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification 29x
Highest useful magnification  300x
Highest theoretical magnification 406x
Limiting stellar magnitude 14.2
Optical quality  Diffraction limited
Finder scope EZ Finder II
Focuser 2" Crayford
Secondary mirror obstruction 47mm
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 46.5 in.
Weight, optical tube 20.3 lbs.
Weight, mount/tripod 20.7 lbs.
Weight, fully assembled 41.0 lbs.
Other features CorrecTension system, 2" Focuser, 1.25" eyepiece adapter
Warranty One year

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Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

  • $449.99
  • Ex Tax: $449.99

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