Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope
254mm aperture and 1200mm focal length for glorious views of the moon, planets, galaxies and nebulas
The ultra-stable Dobsonian base keeps the tube perfectly balanced for point-and-view ease of use
Now includes an upgraded 2" Crayford-style focuser that accepts 1.25" and 2" eyepieces
Includes 25mm Sirius Plossl eyepiece, EZ Finder II reflex sight, collimation cap, and FREE Starry Night astronomy software
Big-aperture optics + point-and-view ease of use = out-of-this-world value
It's no wonder customers heap 5-star ratings on these "gentle giants." For not only do their jumbo-sized optics and uncomplicated design bring a "new level of joy to simple observing," raved Astronomy magazine, but they're also the most affordable quality Dobsonians on the market. SkyQuest XT Classics aren't just a good bang for the buck, they're a supernova of telescope value!
XT Classics give you the deep-space thrills without the deep-pocket frills. We've kept them lean and mean to keep their prices low for tight budgets. But rest assured, they come fully equipped for adventure, whether you're a beginning stargazer or are graduating to a more capable telescope All Classics feature an expertly figured parabolic mirror housed in an enameled steel optical tube. The tube rides on a stable Dobsonian base that allows easy point-and-view navigation and has a convenient carrying handle. A 2" Crayford focuser (XT6 has 1.25" R&P focuser), EZ Finder II aiming device, 25mm Sirius Plossl telecope eyepiece (1.25"), and quick-collimation cap are all standard equipment.
Setup takes only a minute, leaving the rest of the evening to marvel at the planets, the Moon, and a myriad of deep-sky treasures. Enjoy the fantastic views with the Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope - and savings! One-year limited warranty.