The SkyQuest XT10 is a very affordable intermediate Dobsonian. The stable base and the attached EZ Finder II make it easy to move the telescope and find objects. The XT10 allows you to view objects brighter and in more detail than the XT8.
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.
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.
If you're looking for more powerful views through your 2" telescope eyepieces, this 2" 2x Barlow Lens is an ideal accessory. Install any 2" eyepiece in the 2" 2x Barlow to double the eyepiece's magnifying power. Requires 54mm additional back focus.
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.
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.
Designed for use with Orion 4.5", 6", 8" and 10" Dobsonians, the Dob Dolly provides a rugged wheeled platform for your big telescope. Use the Dob Dolly to roll your fully assembled Dobsonian reflector from its storage spot for stargazing adventures!
Dob Pod attaches securely to the base of your compatible Orion Dobsonian reflector and raises the entire telescope a full foot upwards for more convenient and comfortable stargazing. Compatible with Orion 4.5", 6", 8" and 10" Dobsonians.
This adjustable bracket holds almost any "candy bar" or "slate" type smartphone directly over a telescope's eyepiece, allowing high-power photography through the telescope. Now, anyone with a telescope and a smartphone can be an astrophotographer!
The perfect road-map style star atlas, DeepMap 600 includes color coded symbols for 500 galaxies, nebulars, star clusters, and 109 Messier objects. Printed on completely dew-proof durable plastic. For Northern Hemisphere use.
The Orion Deluxe 6-Piece Optics Cleaning Kit contains everything you need to care for any optical surface. Includes Ultra Brush Dust Remover, Dust Pro Compressed Air, Cleaning Fluid, 2 Booklets of Premium-Grade Lens Tissue, and Ten Cotton Swabs.
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.
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.
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 6" - 10" Dobsonian Telescope Cloak will help protect your telescope while it's idle from dirt, moisture and sunlight. In the daytime it will keep your telescope cooler so it will reach thermal equilibrium faster once night falls.
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.
With this handy laser collimator, you'll get fast, dead-on alignment (collimation) of your reflector telescope's optics. Our second-gen model ensures seating exactly parallel to the focuser's mechanical axis for consistent and accurate alignment.
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.
The Black 8x40 Orion Achromatic Finder Scope is an affordable step up from your standard 6x30. You get more power and aperture, and with the fully coated achromatic optics the image is bright and sharp..
This innovative focuser for 8" and 10" reflector telescopes features a helical spur on the two-speed focus mechanism which provides even greater positive control of the drawtube compared to Crayford focusers, while minimizing backlash and slippage.
Since 1975 Orion Telescopes & Binoculars has been offering telescopes for sale direct to customers, with an unswerving commitment to best quality products, value and unmatched customer care. Our 100% satisfaction guarantee says it all.
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