Orion SpaceProbe 130ST EQ Reflector Telescope Kit
Item #20568
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$329.99 $319.99
The Orion SpaceProbe 130ST EQ is a great choice for the more serious beginning stargazer who wants great performance, particularly on deep-sky objects. This value-packed kit comes ...
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The Orion SpaceProbe 130ST EQ is a great choice for the more serious beginning stargazer who wants great performance, particularly on deep-sky objects. This value-packed kit comes with a Shorty 2x Barlow and the Orion Beginning Stargazer's Toolkit.
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    • This 5.1" aperture reflector telescope gathers an ample amount of light for great views of the planets and Moon, as well as brighter galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters
    • Relatively short, 24" long optical tube design for easy portability and fast f/5 focal ratio for pleasing wide-field performance makes the SpaceProbe 130ST EQ a very versatile telescope the whole family can enjoy
    • Included Shorty 2x Barlow doubles the magnification of both included eyepieces
    • Use the included Star Target Planisphere and MoonMap 260 to plan stargazing sessions
    • The included Orion Telescope Observer's Guide book will lead beginning amateur astronomers to over sixty interesting objects to explore
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Brighter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Beginner
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      130mm
    • Focal length:
      650mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/5.0
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Glass material:
      Soda-lime plate
    • Eyepieces:
      Plossl 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      26x, 65x
    • Resolving power:
      0.89arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      19x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      260x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      260x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      13.2
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      6x30
    • Focuser:
      1.25" Rack-and-pinion
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      38mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      28%
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      8%
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Equatorial
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Dovetail bar system:
      No
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive sold separately
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Not compatible
    • Bearing material:
      Friction bearings
    • Latitude range:
      16-72
    • Setting circles:
      Yes
    • Polar-axis scope:
      Not available
    • Counterweights:
      One 4.8 lb.
    • Tube material:
      Aluminum
    • Tripod material:
      Aluminum
    • Counterweight bar length:
      8 in.
    • Diameter of counterweight shaft:
      12mm
    • Height range of mount:
      35.00 in. - 55.50 in.
    • Length of optical tube:
      24.0 in.
    • Weight, optical tube:
      6.2 lbs.
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      18.0 lbs.
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      24.2 lbs.
    • Additional included accessories:
    • Other features:
      Collimation cap, Shorty 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens, Star Target Planisphere, Discover The Stars Book, MoonMap 260, RedBeam Mini LED Flashlight
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Orion 130mm, f/5 reflector telescope optical tube assembly
    25mm Orion Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
    10mm Orion Sirius Plossl  telescope eyepiece (1.25")
    Tripod legs with attachment screws
    EQ-2 equatorial mount
    6x30 Finder scope
    Finder scope bracket with O-ring
    Collimation cap
    Tube rings
    Counterweight
    Counterweight shaft
    Tripod accessory tray
    Slow-motion control cables
    Dust cap
    Leg lock knobs
    Accessory tray bracket
    Accessory tray wing screws
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software digital download insert
    Orion Shorty 2x Barlow Lens, 1.25"
    Orion Star Target planisphere
    Orion MoonMap 260
    Orion Telescope Observer's Guide book
    Orion RedBeam Mini LED keychain flashlight
     

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