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Orion AstroView 6 EQ Reflector Telescope


  • Versatile 6" reflector telescope and sturdy equatorial (EQ) mount and tripod excels at all-around night-sky performance
  • 6" (150mm) aperture and 750mm focal length Newtonian reflector optics provides pleasing views of a rich variety of celestial objects from the close-by Moon to distant galaxies and cloudy nebulas
  • Includes sturdy adjustable-height aluminum tripod and equatorial mount for precise slow-motion manual tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky
  • Includes 25mm and 10mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" telescope eyepieces which provide 30x and 75x views respectively for a variety of magnification right out of the box
  • Also includes a 6x30 finder scope, 1.25" rack and pinion focuser, polar alignment scope, collimation cap, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!

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Best for viewing Brighter deep sky
Best for imaging Lunar & planetary
User level Intermediate
Optical Design Reflector
Optical Diameter 150mm
Finder scope lens diameter 30mm
Focal Length 750mm
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Optics Type Parabolic
Glass Material Soda-lime plate
Eyepieces Sirius Plossl 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
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 6x30
Focuser 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 52mm
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Diameter 34%
Secondary Mirror Obstruction by Area 12%
Mirror Coatings/Over-Coatings Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
Mount Type Equatorial
Astro-Imaging Capability Lunar & planetary
Dovetail Bar System Yes
Motor Drive Compatibility Clock drive sold separately
Computerized Compatibility Not compatible
Bearing Material Friction bearings
Latitude Range 18-63
Setting Circles Yes
Polar-Axis Scope Included
Counterweights One 7.5 lb., one 4 lb.
Tube Material Steel
Tripod Material Aluminum
Counterweight Bar Length 10 in.
Diameter of Counterweight Shaft 20mm
Height Range of Mount 36.00 in. - 56.00 in.
Length of Optical Tube 26.5 in.
Weight, Optical Tube 9.1 lbs.
Weight, Mount/Tripod 16.5 lbs.
Weight, Fully Assembled 37.1 lbs.
Additional Included Accessories Collimation cap, Polar alignment scope
Warranty One year

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In The Box

    Orion 6" 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
  • Orion AstroView equatorial mount
  • 6x30 Finder scope
  • Finder scope bracket with O-ring
  • Collimation cap
  • Tube rings
  • Polar axis finder scope
  • 7.3 lb counterweight
  • 3.8 lb counterweight
  • Counterweight shaft
  • Tripod
3 in stock

Product Type: Reflector Telescope

Vendor: Orion Telescopes

Product #: Orion-9827