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Intermediate
*2nd* Orion AstroView 6 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
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  • Versatile 6" reflector telescope and sturdy equatorial (EQ) mount and tripod excels at all-around night-sky performance
  • 6" (150mm) aperture and 750mm focal length Newtonian reflector optics provides pleasing views of a rich variety of celestial objects from the close-by Moon to distant galaxies and cloudy nebulas
  • Includes sturdy adjustable-height aluminum tripod and equatorial mount for precise slow-motion manual tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky
  • Includes 25mm and 10mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" telescope eyepieces which provide 30x and 75x views respectively for a variety of magnification right out of the box
  • Also includes a 6x30 finder scope, 1.25" rack & pinion focuser, polar alignment scope, collimation cap, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!


Item #  79827
  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Reflector
  • Optical diameter
    150mm
  • Finder scope lens diameter
    30mm
  • Focal length
    750mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/5.0
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Glass material
    Soda-lime plate
  • Eyepieces
    Sirius Plossl 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    30x, 75x
  • Resolving power
    0.77arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    21x
  • Highest useful magnification
    300x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    300x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.6
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    6x30
  • Focuser
    1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    52mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    34%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    12%
  • Mirror coatings/over-coatings
    Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
  • Mount type
    Equatorial
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & planetary
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Motor drive compatibility
    Clock drive sold separately
  • Computerized compatibility
    Not compatible
  • Bearing material
    Friction bearings
  • Latitude range
    18-63
  • Setting circles
    Yes
  • Polar-axis scope
    Included
  • Counterweights
    One 7.5 lb., one 4 lb.
  • Tube material
    Steel
  • Tripod material
    Aluminum
  • Counterweight bar length
    10 in.
  • Diameter of counterweight shaft
    20mm
  • Height range of mount
    36.00 in. - 56.00 in.
  • Length of optical tube
    26.5 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    9.1 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    16.5 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    37.1 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Other included items are not always the same between a new and a second. Seconds may be older versions of the new product, or may be customer returns where accessory substitutions have been made.
  • Other features
    2nds are covered by Orion's Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Warranty
    One year

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