Orion StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector Telescope
The Orion StarBlast 6 Astro 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 6 will not disappoint.
In the Box-
Best for viewing: Brighter deep sky
Best for imaging: Lunar & planetary
User level: Beginner
Optical design: Reflector
Optical diameter: 150mm
Focal length: 750mm
Focal ratio: f/5.0
Optics type: Parabolic
Glass material: Soda-lime plate
Eyepieces: Sirius Plossl 25.0mm, 10.0mm
Magnification with included eyepieces: 30x, 75x
Resolving power: 0.77arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification: 21x
Highest useful magnification: 300x
Highest theoretical magnification: 300x
Limiting stellar magnitude: 13.6
Optical quality: Diffraction limited
Finder scope: EZ Finder IIFocuser: 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Secondary mirror obstruction: 47mm
Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter: 31%
Secondary mirror obstruction by area: 9%
Mirror coatings/over-coatings: Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
Mount type: Dobsonian
Bearing material: Teflon bearings
Tube material: Steel
Tripod material: Wood
Length of optical tube: 28.0 in.
Weight, optical tube: 12.0 lbs.
Weight, mount/tripod: 11.5 lbs.
Weight, fully assembled: 23.5 lbs.
Additional included accessories: 3 eyepiece rack
Other features: Navigation knob, pre-assembled base
Warranty: One year