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Orion StarBlast 90mm Altazimuth Travel Refractor Telescope
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  • A great grab-and-go refractor telescope for beginners and experienced hobbyists alike
  • 90mm (3.5") aperture and 600mm focal length provides nice views of a wide variety of objects in the night sky
  • Easy-to-operate altazimuth mount equipped with slow-motion controls for convenient tracking of objects as they appear to move across the sky
  • A perfect travel telescope for family road-trips and campouts
  • Includes 25mm and 10mm 1.25" eyepieces, EZ Finder II aiming sight, comfortable 90 star diagonal, and more!


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Item #  10029

With its substantial 90mm (3.5") aperture and versatile f/6.7 optics, the StarBlast 90mm Travel Refractor is the great grab-and-go telescope you've been looking for. Not only will you get great views of the Moon and its hundreds of intriguing craters and canyons, but this compact travel telescope will also provide awesome views of comets, Jupiter's cloud bands, the four largest Jovian moons, and Saturn's amazing ring system, even from brighter urban locations.

Since the StarBlast 90mm is so portable and lightweight at 13.5 lbs. when fully assembled, it's easy to take on the road to your favorite dark sky site, or bring along on the next family campout or road-trip. From reasonably dark skies, this portable performer grabs very nice views of emission nebulas like the Lagoon (M8), the Orion Nebula (M42), as well as dying stars like the Ring Nebula (M57), globular clusters like the Great Cluster in Hercules (M13), and gorgeous open star clusters like the Double Cluster in Perseus and the glittering Pleiades (M45). From a dark sky site with inky black skies, there are literally hundreds of deep sky objects you can track down with the affordable StarBlast 90mm Travel Refractor Telescope and a star chart of astronomy program such as the included free special edition of Starry Night.

The included altazimuth mount is easy to operate, and gives the StarBlast 90mm telescope a stable foundation. The mount's convenient slow-motion controls make it easy to manually track celestial objects as you view them over extended periods.

This portable performer comes with a host of great astronomy accessories. The StarBlast 90mm Travel Refractor includes a 90 star diagonal for comfortable nighttime viewing, a 25mm eyepiece for 24x views, 10mm eyepiece for more powerful 60x views, an EZ Finder II reflex sight to help aim the refractor, and free Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software.

For optional use during the day, you can use a 90 1.25" Correct-Image Star Diagonal (#8787) to have the StarBlast 90mm Refractor display a correctly oriented daytime view. Not compatible with correct image diagonals #7216 or #8754.

Portable, affordable, and simply adorable, the Orion StarBlast 90mm Travel Refractor is the beginner-level telescope you've always wanted!

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 & planetary
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Beginner
  • Optical design
    Refractor
  • Optical diameter
    90mm
  • Focal length
    603mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/6.7
  • Coatings
    Coated
  • Optics type
    Air-spaced doublet
  • Glass material
    Crown/Flint
  • Eyepieces
    Kellner 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    24x, 60x
  • Resolving power
    1.30arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    13x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    176x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    12.5
  • Finder scope
    EZ Finder II
  • Focuser
    1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Mount type
    Altazimuth
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & planetary
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod material
    Aluminum
  • Tripod leg diameter
    1.25 in.
  • Height range of mount
    33.00 in. - 52.50 in.
  • Length of optical tube
    26.8 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    5.3 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    7.7 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    13.5 lbs.
  • Warranty
    One year

Orion StarBlast 90mm Altazimuth Travel Refractor Telescope with slow-motion controls
10mm telescope eyepiece, 1.25"
25mm telescope eyepiece, 1.25"
EZ Finder II reflex sight
90 Star diagonal
Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software

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