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Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
Now everyone with a curiosity for space can explore its wonders to their hearts’ content. With an Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian reflector telescope stargazing is easy and fun for the whole family. Its portable size, innovative design, and point-and-view simplicity make it an extremely user-friendly telescope for beginners and intermediate stargazers alike.
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Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

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Now everyone with a curiosity for space can explore its wonders to their hearts’ content. With an Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian reflector telescope stargazing is easy and fun for the whole family. Its portable size, innovative design, and point-and-view simplicity make it an extremely user-friendly telescope for beginners and intermediate stargazers alike. 


Top Features-

  • Compact and lightweight - a perfect Dobsonian reflector telescope for traveling or to easily take out to the backyard at home
  • 4.5" aperture and 910mm focal length provide clear views of lunar craters and plains on the Moon, planets, bright nebulas and galaxies
  • Sturdy and portable Dobsonian base and handy navigation knob allow for effortless maneuvering of the reflector optical tube
  • Collects a whopping 260% more light than a typical beginner-level 60mm refractor telescope - which means hundreds more objects will be visible through the Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Classic Dobsonian
  • Includes two eyepieces (25mm and 10mm focal length Sirius Plossl), 6x30 finder scope, 1.25" rack and pinion focuser, collimation cap, eyepiece rack, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!

In the Box-

  • Orion SkyQuest XT4.5 Dobsonian optical tube assembly
  • 25mm Orion Sirius Plössl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
  • 10mm Orion Sirius Plössl telescope eyepiece (1.25")
  • Orion 6x26 correct-image finder scope
  • Finder scope bracket with O-ring
  • Collimation cap
  • Telescope eyepiece rack
  • Dust cap
  • Left panel
  • Right panel
  • Front brace
  • Top  base plate
  • Ground base plate
  • Base assembly screws
  • Trip caps (black)
  • Plastic telescope feet
  • Feet attachment wood screws (length 3/4")
  • Self-adhesive rubber bumper
  • Large hex-head bolt (length 2")
  • 3/8" washers
  • 3/8" lock nut
  • Nylon spacer (white)
  • T-nut
  • Spring coils
  • Pull loops
  • Nylon spacers
  • 1/4" washers
  • Phillips-head screws
  • Starry Night special edition software

Specs-

Best for viewing: Brighter deep sky

Best for imaging: Lunar & planetary

User level: Beginner

Optical design: Reflector

Finder scope magnification: 6x

Optical diameter: 114mm

Finder scope lens diameter: 26mm

Focal length: 900mm

Focal ratio: f/7.9

Optics type: Spherical

Glass material: Soda-lime plate

Eyepieces: Sirius Plossl 25.0mm, 10.0mm

Magnification with included eyepieces: 36x, 91x

Resolving power: 1.02arc*sec

Lowest useful magnification: 17x

Highest useful magnification: 228x

Highest theoretical magnification: 228x

Limiting stellar magnitude: 12.9

Optical quality: Diffraction limited

Finder scope: 6x26 Correct-image

Focuser: 1.25" Rack-and-pinion

Secondary mirror obstruction: 28mm

Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter: 24%

Secondary mirror obstruction by area: 6%

Mirror coatings/over-coatings: Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide

Mount type: Dobsonian

Astro-imaging capability: Simple moon shots

Computerized compatibility: Not compatible

Bearing material: Teflon and UHMW bearings

Tube material: Steel

Tripod material: Wood

Length of optical tube: 35.0 in.

Weight, fully assembled: 17.6 lbs.

Additional included accessories: Collimation cap, Eyepiece rack

Other features: CorrecTension system, Navigation knob, Integral carry handle

Warranty: One year

 


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