The Observer 70mm is affordable and easy to operate. It has brighter more detailed view than the 60mm. The telescope comes with everything you need to start observing right away. This is a great beginner telescope.
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.
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!
The affordable MoonMap 260 is a must-have for any backyard astronomer. The laminated map includes both a correct and reversed view of the Moon and identifies over 260 popular lunar features including craters, valleys, mountain ranges, and more!
For upright, non-reversed images you need a correct-image diagonal. The Orion 45° Correct-Image Prism Diagonal is perfect for terrestrial viewing with a refractor or Cassegrain telescope. Fully multi-coated prisms give you superior image fidelity
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 handy Orion Optics Cleaning Kit holds everything you need to keep your optics in top-rate condition. It includes optics cleaning fluid, 5 cotton swabs, lens tissues, optics cleaning cloth, and blower bulb.
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.
This solar filter fits the Orion StarMax, Apex 90, and Meade ETX-90. The 4.10" Orion Full Aperture Solar Filter is a must for safely viewing or photographing the sun's surface. Provides more contrast and more natural color than Mylar filters.
Orion offers a rugged, fully padded case to fit just about every telescope we stock. An easy way to transport and store your telescope. Heavy-duty and water-resistant, and fits the Observer 60 Altaz, Observer 70 Altaz, 70 EQ, & ShortTube 80 EQ.
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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