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*2nd* Orion StarMax 127mm Equatorial Maksutov-Cassegrain
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  • 127mm (5") aperture combined with a very long 1540mm focal length make the StarMax 127 a Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with multiple proficiencies
  • Ideal telescope for sharply detailed views of planets such as Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, as well as the Moon and brighter deep -sky gems
  • High-resolution imaging and visual performance in a telescope only 14.5" long!
  • Includes sturdy adjustable tripod and AstroView equatorial (EQ) mount for convenient slow-motion celestial tracking
  • Includes a 25mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" telescope eyepiece, 6x30 finder scope, 90° mirror diagonal, soft case for the optical tube and accessories, EQ mount polar -alignment scope, Starry Night software, and more!


Item #  79826
  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Optical diameter
    127mm
  • Finder scope lens diameter
    26mm
  • Focal length
    1540mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/12.1
  • Eyepieces
    Sirius Plossl 25.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    61x
  • Resolving power
    0.91arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    18x
  • Highest useful magnification
    254x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    254x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    13.2
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    6x26 Correct-image
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    39mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    31%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    9%
  • 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
    Aluminum
  • 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
    14.5 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    8.6 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    16.5 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    36.1 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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