Orion Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
Item #09825
4.9 / 5.0
$359.99
Outstanding image quality, incredible range of use, and portability make the Apex 127mm Mak-Cass perfect for the intermediate viewer. Use with any mount or tripod for nightitme or ...
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Outstanding image quality, incredible range of use, and portability make the Apex 127mm Mak-Cass perfect for the intermediate viewer. Use with any mount or tripod for nightitme or daytime viewing.
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    • Compact Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope optical tube outfitted for daytime terrestrial use - just add a tripod!
    • Excellent for daytime use as a versatile spotting scope capable of high magnification views
    • During the night the Apex 127 provides sharply detailed views of the Moon, brighter planets such as Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn as well as open and globular star clusters and cloudy nebulas
    • Tripod not included - altazimuth or field tripod will provide a solid foundation for the Apex 127 (mount and/or tripod sold separately)
    • Includes a 25mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepiece, 6x26 finder scope, 45-degree correct-image diagonal, soft carry case, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Brighter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Intermediate
    • Optical design:
      Maksutov-Cassegrain
    • Optical diameter:
      127mm
    • Finder scope lens diameter:
      26mm
    • Focal length:
      1540mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/12.1
    • Eyepieces:
      Sirius Plossl 25.0mm (1.25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      61x
    • Resolving power:
      0.91arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      18x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      254x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      254x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      13.2
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      6x26 Correct-image
    • Focuser:
      Internal
    • Diagonal degrees:
      1.25" 45° Prism Correct-image
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      39mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      31%
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      9%
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Optical Tube without Mount
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Tube material:
      Aluminum
    • Length of optical tube:
      14.5 in.
    • Weight, optical tube:
      8.6 lbs.
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      8.6 lbs.
    • Additional included accessories:
      Optical tube carry case
    • Other features:
      2nds are covered by Orion's Satisfaction Guarantee
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Orion 127mm f/12.1 Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope optical tube assembly
    25mm Orion Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
    45 correct-image diagonal
    Orion 6x26 correct-image finder scope
    Finder scope bracket with O-ring
    Dust cap
    Soft telescope carry case
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software

  • Important Shipping Information

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    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: $10.00
    3 Day Delivery: $39.00
    2 Day Delivery: $39.00
    Next Day Delivery: $51.00

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