The StarBlast 6 reflector is a great telescope for the whole family. The lightweight and portable design allow you to set this up just about anywhere, and it packs away easily for storage or transport. Good for both planetary and deep sky observing.
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.
You've just bought your first telescope, but now what? The Orion Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit is the perfect addition! This best selling kit includes a planisphere star atlas, Discover the Stars book, Orion MoonMap 260, and a red flashlight.
This affordable full-aperture solar filter for 4.5" Orion reflectors is made with high-quality Baader Astro Solar Safety Film for safe observation of sunspots, solar eclipses and planetary transits of the Sun through a 4.5" aperture telescope.
Would you like more contrast and less glare while viewing the moon and bright planets? The 1.25" Orion Variable Polarizing Telescope Filter reduces both and brings out details. And you can adjust the amount of light transmission for the perfect view.
The perfect textbook for the Astronomy hobby, only more interesting than most textbooks! Nightwatch discusses equipment used in the hobby, finding objects in the night sky, and a whole section on photographing the sky with your telescope.
Need for a good way to start identifying constellations? The Orion Star Target Planisphere is the perfect telescope accessory! Designed for 30-50 deg North latitude and includes simple instructions and viewing tips. Just dial in the date and time!
If you only get one book to go along with your new telescope, make sure it's Turn Left at Orion! The perfect companion guide, it includes maps to nearly 100 of the best objects, and drawings depicting what they will look like through your telescope.
The Moon is a wonderful sight through a telescope, and the 1.25" Orion 25% transmission filter allows more lunar detail and surface features to be seen because it reduces the glare from the Moon. Especially useful for viewing crescent phases.
For safely observing the sun through an Orion ShortTube 4.5 and SkyQuest XT4.5, you need the 5.81" ID Orion Solar Filter. This filter allows you to see details on the sun's surface and provides more contrast and natural light than Mylar filters.
The 20mm Orion Sirius Plossl Eyepiece is ideal for all types of telescopes. This eyepiece excels for moderately low power scanning of open star clusters and viewing of extended nebulas and larger galaxies. Provides clear, sharp, high contrast images.
The Orion RedBeam Mini LED Flashlight is an essential astronomy accessory for reading star maps or looking inside your accessory case at night. It has an aluminum housing, rubber ON/OFF switch and includes batteries and key ring.
If you are an avid astronomer you know that you should always use red light instead of white to help protet your night vision. The Orion RedBeam II LED Flashlight has adjustable brightness which lets you observe without ruining your night vision.
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