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Orion StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector Telescope
$349.99
 
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  • This smart 114mm-aperture reflector telescope can lead you on a guided tour of the heavens
  • Huge GoTo database of over 42,000 objects for a great view on any clear night
  • The most affordable model in our line of StarSeeker III GoTo telescopes will show you amazing celestial views without breaking the bank
  • Once an object is located, the StarSeeker III 114mm will automatically track it so you can relax and enjoy the view
  • Includes 25mm and 10mm 1.25" eyepieces, EZ Finder II reflex sight, quick-collimation cap and more


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Item #  10068

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Take a guided tour of the cosmos without leaving the comfort of your own backyard!

This smart 114mm reflector telescope can locate and aim itself at over 42,000 celestial objects within its vast database of night sky targets. The StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector ranks as the most affordable model in the StarSeeker III series of GoTo telescopes, so it's the perfect choice for budget-conscious stargazers who want to enjoy the luxuries of GoTo technology and motorized tracking. Its single-arm mount features built-in encoders and servo motor drives designed to slew the 114mm-aperture reflector accurately and automatically to any visible object you select with its illuminated hand controller, following an easy two-star alignment process. Once the computerized GoTo system locates a selected object, the StarSeeker III 114mm will precisely track it as it appears to move across the night sky, so you can enjoy the view for as long as you like before selecting a different target. This allows you to relax and enjoy the view instead of fumbling with cables and buttons to keep the object centered. Built-in encoders and servo motors slew the 114mm reflector telescope accurately and automatically right to the object you select from the GoTo hand controller's intuitive menus.

With an assembled weight of just 12.4 lbs, it's easy to transport and setup the lightweight and portable StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector. What's more, the included single-arm GoTo altazimuth mount can be set-up and taken down quickly, and features a quick-release dovetail saddle for swift telescope attachment without the need for tools.

Following an easy two-star alignment process, the StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo can take you on a guided tour of the best visible objects in the night sky. Once aligned, this smart telescope will find and aim itself at any visible planet or Messier, NGC, or IC catalog object in seconds with just a few button pushes. Built-in encoders and servo motors slew the telescope accurately and automatically right to the object you select from the GoTo hand controller's intuitive menus. With a vast database of over 42,000 celestial objects, the StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector will show you interesting sights on any clear night. 

Since the StarSeeker III 114mm Reflector can locate and track celestial objects with its motorized GoTo system, you can use it along with a camera or smartphone to take impressive pictures of the night sky. Capture stunning snapshots of the Moon, planets and more by attaching a dedicated astrophotography camera, or a combination of an Orion SteadyPix accessory and your own point-and-shoot camera or smartphone to the StarSeeker III 114mm Reflector to explore the rewarding hobby of astrophotography. (Cameras and SteadyPix accessories sold separately)

You'll get a great assortment of useful accessories with the StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector telescope:

Two 1.25" eyepieces are included with the StarSeeker 114mm GoTo Reflector.

The included 25mm Explorer II eyepiece provides 20x magnification in the 114mm reflector optical tube, and the 10mm bumps magnification up to 50x for higher-power looks through the telescope. We recommend starting with the 25mm eyepiece every night to observe a wider area of the night sky, then boost magnification by swapping out the 25mm eyepiece with the 10mm ocular once you have an object centered.

The Orion EZ Finder II reflex sight makes it "EZ" to center alignment stars.

Use the included EZ Finder II reflex sight to help center initial alignment stars when performing the two-star alignment required for accurate GoTo performance. It's a non-magnifying sighting device that superimposes a tiny, LED-powered red dot, focused at infinity, on the sky. After a simple alignment procedure, the red dot shows exactly where your telescope is pointed.

Let the computerized GoTo controller guide you on a tour.

The StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector lets you explore the skies with pushbutton ease thanks to its GoTo hand controller. With a vast database of over 42,000 celestial objects including stars, double stars, galaxies, nebulas, star clusters, and more, the included computerized GoTo hand controller will become your tour guide to the skies.

 

 

The StarSeeker III 114mm GoTo Reflector also includes a compass, quick-collimation cap, PC interface cable, and a removable accessory tray for the tripod. Each StarSeeker III requires 8 AA batteries (not included) or an external 12V DC field battery or AC-to-DC wall adapter.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-676-1343.

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  • Best for viewing
    Lunar & bright deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Beginner
  • Optical design
    Reflector
  • Optical diameter
    114mm
  • Focal length
    500mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/4.4
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Glass material
    Soda-lime plate
  • Eyepieces
    Explorer II 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    20x, 50x
  • Resolving power
    1.02arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    16x
  • Highest useful magnification
    228x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    228x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.0
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    EZ Finder II
  • Focuser
    1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    34mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    34%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    30%
  • Mirror coatings/over-coatings
    Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & planetary
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Alignment procedure
    2-Star GoTo Alignment
  • Number of objects in database
    42,000+
  • Tracking rates
    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Power requirement
    8-AA batteries or 12-volt DC
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Backlash compensation
    Yes
  • Available ports
    RS-232
  • Tube material
    Steel
  • Tripod material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod leg diameter
    2.00 in.
  • Height range of mount
    33.00 in. - 55.00 in.
  • Length of optical tube
    16.2 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    3.6 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    8.6 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    12.4 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Objective dust cover, Starry Night software - digital download insert
  • Other features
    Accessory tray with single-knob attachment, Hand controller holder
  • Warranty
    One year

Orion StarSeeker III 114mm Reflector OTA
StarSeeker III mount and tripod
GoTo hand controller
Orion EZ Finder II reflex sight
25mm Explorer II telescope eyepiece, 1.25"
10mm Explorer II telescope eyepiece, 1.25"
Quick-collimation cap
Liquid-filled compass to aid in GoTo alignment
Accessory tray
PC interface (serial) cable
Hand controller holder
Battery holder for 8 AA batteries (batteries not included)
Starry Night digital download insert

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

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