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Orion Telescopes
Orion ShortTube 80-A Refractor Telescope
$219.99
 
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  • Our ShortTube 80 wide-field wonder, configured for astronomical viewing, is back!
  • Multi-coated 400mm (f/5.0) achromatic optics provide maximum light throughput to your eye for bright views of deep-sky and solar system objects
  • Big 8x40 finder scope makes it easy to locate your target object
  • Features a smooth-adjusting 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser to keep images sharp
  • Includes 90-degree mirror star diagonal, two quality Sirius Plossl eyepieces, tube rings, and a Vixen-style dovetail mounting bar


Item #  09947b
  • Best for viewing
    Brighter deep sky
  • User level
    Beginner
  • Optical design
    Refractor
  • Optical diameter
    80mm
  • Focal length
    400mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/5.0
  • Coatings
    Multi-coated
  • Optics type
    Air-spaced doublet
  • Glass material
    Crown/Flint
  • Eyepieces
    Sirius Plossl 25.0mm,10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    16x, 40x
  • Resolving power
    1.45arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    12x
  • Highest useful magnification
    160x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    200x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    12.2
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    8x40
  • Focuser
    1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Diagonal degrees
    1.25" 90° Mirror Star
  • Mirror coatings/over-coatings
    Magnesium Fluoride
  • Mount type
    Optical Tube without Mount
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Length of optical tube
    15.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    4.7 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    4.2 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Pair of hinged tube rings, Vixen-type dovetail mounting bar, Piggyback camera mounting post
  • Warranty
    One year

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