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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
The Orion StarBlast 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope exemplifies the perfect combination of well-rounded performance and convenient portability. Whether you’re looking for a versatile introductory instrument to begin a long-term love affair with the heavens; or feel the need for a compact, wide-field, user-friendly reflector telescope, the StarBlast 4.5 will not disappoint.
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope

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Our compact, performance-packed Orion StarBlast 4.5 EQ Reflector telescope is a favorite of both beginners and expert astronomers alike. It combines the much-heralded Orion StarBlast 4.5” wide-field (f/4.0) parabolic reflector optics with our sturdy EQ-1 equatorial tracking mount and adjustable-height tripod. 


Top Features-

-A wide-field reflector telescope with enough aperture to get great views of the Moon, planets, and many bright deep-sky objects
-A fantastic general-purpose astronomical telescope - great for the beginner to test the waters with mirror optics large enough to keep you and your family busy viewing for years to come
-Works amazingly well with the included Expanse telescope eyepieces which yield a very wide 66° apparent field of view - your first look at the Andromeda galaxy will knock your socks off!
-Fast f/4 optics and a short focal length provide a very wide field of view, making it easy to locate celestial objects without having to hunt around
-The EQ-1 equatorial telescope mount makes tracking night-sky objects extremely easy using the included slow-motion controls. Also includes an EZ Finder II   reflex sight for easy aiming, 15mm and 6mm 1.25" Expanse eyepieces, collimation cap, Starry Night software, and more!


In The Box-

   -Orion reflector telescope optical tube assembly
   -15mm Orion Expanse  telescope eyepiece (1.25")
   -6mm Orion Expanse telescope eyepiece (1.25")
   -Tripod legs
   -Telescope equatorial mount
   -EZ Finder II finder scope
   -Collimation cap
   -Tube rings
   -Counterweight
   -Counterweight shaft
   -Tripod accessory tray
   -Slow-motion control cables
   -Latitude adjustment T-bolt
   -Starry Night special edition software


Specs-

Best for viewing: Brighter deep sky
Best for imaging: Lunar & planetary
User level: Beginner
Optical design: Reflector
Optical diameter: 114mm
Focal length: 450mm
Focal ratio: f/4.0
Optics type: Parabolic
Glass material: Soda-lime plate
Eyepieces: Expanse 15.0mm, 6.0mm
Magnification with included eyepieces: 30x, 75x
Resolving power: 1.02arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification: 16x
Highest useful magnification: 228x
Highest theoretical magnification: 228x
Limiting stellar magnitude: 12.9
Optical quality: Diffraction limited
Finder scope: EZ Finder II
Focuser: 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Secondary mirror obstruction: 34mm
Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter: 30%
Secondary mirror obstruction by area: 9%
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: 14-70
Setting circles: Yes
Polar-axis scope: Not available
Counterweights: One 4.8 lb.
Tube material: Steel
Tripod material: Aluminum
Counterweight bar length: 8 in.
Diameter of counterweight shaft: 12mm
Height range of mount: 32.50 in. - 54.75 in.
Length of optical tube: 18.0 in.
Weight, optical tube: 4.0 lbs.
Weight, mount/tripod: 11.9 lbs.
Weight, fully assembled: 20.7 lbs.
Additional included accessories: Collimation cap
Warranty: One year


NOTICE: We are currently NOT able to ship internationally on TELESCOPES ONLY due to cost-prohibitive shipping prices we would be forced to charge you, the customer. If you have a bulk international order or would like us to arrange for a custom international quote and shipment, please contact us at storesupport@space.com. Thank you for your understanding and the restriction will be removed as soon as possible.

 

List of Countries Telescope Shipping is Available:

  • United States of America (50 states, Hawaii, Alaska)
  • Canada

 


NOTICE: We are not able to ship to California currently. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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