Date Taken: 11/08/2011 Photographer:
Scott A. Location: Hooper Island, MD
One XT8 Classic Dobsonian
One XT8i Intelliscope Dobsonian
Nikon D5100 Other Equipment Used: One XT8 w/ barlow and RA 9x50 Finder scope
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The SkyQuest XT8 Classic has features for both beginners and experienced stargazers. Its large aperture will help you see more. Its stable base glides easily and gives you total control to point at any celestial object. All for an affordable price.
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