The Orion Holster is a great way to hold your IntelliScope Object Locator on your Dobsonian base for convenient access. It is made of aluminum and includes a template for drilling pilot holes and two mounting screws.
Orion offers a rugged, fully padded, case to fit just about every telescope we stock. It provides an easy way to transport and store your telescope. Heavy-duty and water-resistant material, and fits the SkyQuest XT8, XT8 intelliscope & XT8G.
This Orion Solar Filter fits Orion 8" Dobsonians, allowing you to safely observe or image the sun. The glass filter is better than mylar because it improves contrast (more natural yellow-orange color rather than blue) and is more durable.
The Orion Intelliscope to PC RS-232 Connector Cable allows you to connect your IntelliScope Object Locator to a serial port on your personal computer so you can use astronomy software to control your Orion Dobsonian IntelliScope.
Speed up the cooling of your large reflector's optics with the Orion Cooling Accelerator Fan. This fan attaches to pretapped holes in the mirror cell and uses 8 D-cell batteries (not included) which allows it to run for up to 14 hours continuously.
Starry Night Pro Astronomy software gives you the entire sky right at your fingertips. More objects in the database than the Enthusiast version, plus it includes telescope control for most popular brands of go-to computerized telescopes!
A great tool for bringing out details in the planets and moon is this 1.25" set of four Orion Color Telescope Filters. Each colored filter brings out different details in the planets allowing for a totally different view.
The 1.25" Orion Stargazers Telescope Filter Set is a perfect starter set for any astronomer. It includes the SkyGlow Light Pollution Filter, the Moon Glare-Reduction Filter, the 80A Medium blue Planetary Filter, and the 25 Red Planetary Filter.
Having trouble viewing details on the Moons surface? This neutral-density eyepiece filter reduces glare so you can see more detail and surface features. The 1.25" Orion 13% Transmission Moon Filter is especially useful with large aperture telescopes.
For testing the accuracy of your tracking system, or centering stars for GoTo system alignment, the wide field of the Orion 20mm Illuminated Centering Eyepiece makes it easy. Just use the illuminated crosshair to acquire and center any star.
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