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Orion Telescopes
Orion SkyLine 6" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope Kit
If purchased separately $547.94
You Save $47.95
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Expected Ship Date: 10/15/2024

  • The SkyLine 6" Dobsonian Telescope Kit will reveal countless celestial objects in dazzling detail, while providing an easy, point-and-view experience.
  • Perfect for beginning and intermediate observers who want more than the typical starter scope
  • Premium CNC-machined 1.25" Crayford focuser and 25mm and 9mm Plossl eyepieces that deliver 48x and 133x power, respectively
  • Special kit includes a barlow lens, Star Map, Star Target Planisphere, RedBeam flashlight and Observer's Guide

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Item #  20181

For the beginning to intermediate astronomy enthusiast who is stepping up from a smaller first telescope, you'll want to take a look at this. The SkyLine 6" Dobsonian Reflector Telescope Kit will take your observing sessions to a higher level ? showing you more celestial objects and in more dazzling detail, while providing an easy, point-and-view experience.

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This Special Kit is loaded with additional accessories that will enhance your viewing experience and education of the night sku, including: a barlow lens that that will double the power of the included eyepieces, and the Deep Map, Star Target Planisphere and Observer's Guide will help you locate and learn about the night sky. The RedBeam flashlight will enhance your dark sky experience. With an assembled weight of 42.5 lbs., the SkyLine 6" Dobsonian is a big but still very portable telescope. The optical tube can be separated quickly from the Dobsonian base for easy, two-component transport, and the base is even outfitted with a large carrying handle. The individual weights of the base and optical tube are 29 lbs. and 12.5 lbs., respectively.

Double the power of any 1.25" telescope eyepiece with the Shorty Barlow Lens.

A great way to essentially double the number of telescope eyepieces in your collection, without having to buy twice as many eyepieces! Very compact - just 3" long (half the length of a standard Barlow lens). Doublet lens system is multi-coated for excellent transmission and the internal housing is baffled to eliminate unwanted reflections and increase contrast.

Deep Map

Enhance your discovery of the night sky.

Full-color star map of the night sky with clearly indicated positions of 600 of the finest celestial objects to view. Star chart conveniently folds up just like a road map for easy storage and transport. The DeepMap 600 shows the night sky from declination +90-deg to -60-deg. Back of chart lists essential data for all 600 objects of interest, including a brief visual description of each object - an ideal reference for beginners and advanced observers alike!

Learn the location of constellations, bright stars, and many deep-sky objects such as nebulas, galaxies, and star clusters.

Simply dial in the date and time across the top, and Star Target shows you the sky overhead. A perfect accessory and great learning tool for use with your telescope, binocular, or even unaided eyes

Easily read star charts, look inside your accessory case, or find your way around the telescope in the dark with the RedBeam Mini LED flashlight.

Very compact size - can easily fit in a pocket. Will not harm your night vision like a white flashlight can.

This detailed Observer's Guide highlights over 60 celestial objects to observe in a small telescope.

Packed with helpful hints and tips for exploring star clusters, multiple stars, nebulas, and even the Andromeda Galaxy. Useful resources for each object include a map, finder scope view, depiction of what you can expect to see in your telescope eyepiece, and more.


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 800-447-1001.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Product Support
Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more
  • Best for viewing
    Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Solar, lunar & planetary
  • User level
  • Optical design
  • Optical diameter
  • Focal length
  • Focal ratio
  • Optics type
  • Eyepieces
    Plossl mm,9.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    48x, 133x
  • Resolving power
  • Lowest useful magnification
  • Highest useful magnification
  • Highest theoretical magnification
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
  • Finder scope
  • Focuser
    1.25" Crayford
  • Mount type
  • Weight, fully assembled
    37.5 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Collimation cap, Eyepiece rack
  • Other features
    CorrecTension system, Navigation knob, Integral carry handle
  • Warranty
    One year

Dobsonian telescope OTA
Dobsonian base
6x30 straight finder scope
25mm Plossl, 1.25"
9mm Plossl, 1.25"
Eyepiece rack
Collimation cap
Handle for base
Instruction manual
Shorty Barlow Lens
DeepMap 600
Star Target Planisphere
RedBeam Mini LED flashlight
Telescope Observer's Guide

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $0.00
Standard Delivery to Canada: $40.00
3 Day Delivery: $172.00
2 Day Delivery: $172.00
Next Day Delivery: $195.00

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