10 Best Orion Telescopes for January 2021

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Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope (Black)
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Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope (Black)

by Optronic Technologies, Inc
What We like

Short 24 inch long optical tube design for easy portability and fast f/5 focal ratio for pleasing wide-field performance makes the SpaceProbe 130ST EQ a very versatile telescope the whole family can enjoy

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  • This 5.1 inch aperture reflector telescope gathers an ample amount of light for great views of the planets and Moon, as well as brighter galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters
  • Includes two 1.25 inch Sirius Plossl eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, 1.25inch rack and pinion focuser, tripod accessory tray, collimation cap, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!
  • Sturdy EQ-2 equatorial telescope mount and adjustable tripod allows manual slow-motion tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky , Counterweight bar length - 8 inches
  • Complete assembled telescope weighs just 27 lbs. for convenient transport. Best for imaging- Lunar & planetary

This 5.1 inch aperture reflector telescope gathers an ample amount of light for great views of the planets and moon, as well as brighter galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters Complete assembled telescope weighs just 27 lbs. for convenient transport. best for imaging- lunar & planetary Includes two 1.25 inch sirius plossl eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 6x30 finder scope, 1.25inch rack and pinion focuser, tripod accessory tray, collimation cap, starry night astronomy software, and more! Sturdy eq-2 equatorial telescope mount and adjustable tripod allows manual slow-motion tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky , counterweight bar length - 8 inches

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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope MAX Kit
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Orion StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope MAX Kit

by Orion
What We like

Includes two Explorer II 1.25" Kellner telescope eyepieces (17mm and 6mm), EZ Finder II reflex sight for easy aiming, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, and Starry Night astronomy software

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  • MAX Kit includes Moon filter, Moon Map 260, Star Target Planisphere, Barlow Lens, Observer's Guide, and RedBeam flashlight
  • Substantial 4.5" aperture and fast f/4 focal ratio provides bright, detailed views of solar system targets like the Moon and planets, as well as wide-field celestial objects like nebulas and star clusters
  • A great compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts
  • Ships pre-assembled so you can go from the box to your backyard in minutes

Substantial 4.5" aperture and fast f/4 focal ratio provides bright, detailed views of solar system targets like the moon and planets, as well as wide-field celestial objects like nebulas and star clusters A great compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts Max kit includes moon filter, moon map 260, star target planisphere, barlow lens, observer's guide, and redbeam flashlight Ships pre-assembled so you can go from the box to your backyard in minutes

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Orion StarBlast II 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope
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Orion StarBlast II 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope

by Orion
What We like

Included 25mm and 10mm Sirius Plossl eyepieces provide 18-power and 45-power views right out of the box! Also includes a MoonMap 260, EZ Finder II reflex sight, adjustable-height tripod and more

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Product Features

  • A fantastic wide-field astronomy telescope with reflecting optics large enough to keep you and your family busy viewing for years to come
  • The included EQ-1 mount makes it easy to keep moving objects centered in the eyepiece with its handy slow-motion controls
  • Views of everything from the Moon and planets to distant objects like star clusters and galaxies appear bright and clear through this petite telescope
  • The whole family will enjoy the StarBlast II 4.5 EQ thanks to its great optics, convenient portability, and easy-to-use operation

The whole family will enjoy the starblast ii 4.5 eq thanks to its great optics, convenient portability, and easy-to-use operation A fantastic wide-field astronomy telescope with reflecting optics large enough to keep you and your family busy viewing for years to come Views of everything from the moon and planets to distant objects like star clusters and galaxies appear bright and clear through this petite telescope The included eq-1 mount makes it easy to keep moving objects centered in the eyepiece with its handy slow-motion controls

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Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope (Teal)
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Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Telescope (Teal)

by Optronic Technologies, Inc
What We like

Stable tabletop base provides smooth altazimuth motion for easy manual tracking of celestial objects. Age Range-13 years

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Product Features

  • A great compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts; Focal length: 450mm
  • Ships pre-assembled so you can go from the box to your backyard in minutes. Glass material : Low thermal expansion borosilicate glass
  • Includes two Explorer II 1.25 inch Kellner telescope eyepieces (17mm and 6mm), EZ Finder II reflex sight for easy aiming, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!
  • Substantial 4.5 inch aperture and fast f/4 focal ratio provides bright, detailed views of solar system targets like the Moon and planets, as well as wide-field celestial objects like nebulas and star clusters

Ships pre-assembled so you can go from the box to your backyard in minutes. glass material : low thermal expansion borosilicate glass Includes two explorer ii 1.25 inch kellner telescope eyepieces (17mm and 6mm), ez finder ii reflex sight for easy aiming, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, starry night astronomy software, and more! A great compact grab-and-go telescope designed for entry-level and intermediate astronomy enthusiasts; focal length: 450mm Substantial 4.5 inch aperture and fast f/4 focal ratio provides bright, detailed views of solar system targets like the moon and planets, as well as wide-field celestial objects like nebulas and star clusters

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Orion 10012 SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope (Burgundy)
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Orion 10012 SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope (Burgundy)

by Optronic Technologies, Inc
What We like

A tabletop telescope big enough to find and observe objects in the night sky, but small enough to easily store in a closet or display on a desk

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Product Features

  • Includes two 1.25 inch telescope eyepieces: 20mm (for 20 power magnification) and 10mm (for 40 power magnification), EZ Finder II aiming device, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!
  • See hundreds of craters on the Moon, detail on Jupiter and other planets, even when viewing from relatively bright city locations
  • Perfect reflector telescope for wide-angle, low-power viewing of the Milky Way and other deep sky objects when viewing from relatively dark skies
  • An ideal entry-level reflector telescope with 100mm parabolic primary mirror optics - no plastic lenses as found in some other telescopes made for beginners

An ideal entry-level reflector telescope with 100mm parabolic primary mirror optics - no plastic lenses as found in some other telescopes made for beginners Perfect reflector telescope for wide-angle, low-power viewing of the milky way and other deep sky objects when viewing from relatively dark skies See hundreds of craters on the moon, detail on jupiter and other planets, even when viewing from relatively bright city locations Includes two 1.25 inch telescope eyepieces: 20mm (for 20 power magnification) and 10mm (for 40 power magnification), ez finder ii aiming device, starry night astronomy software, and more!

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Orion 7216 1.25-Inch 45-degree Correct Image Prism Telescope Diagonal
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Orion 7216 1.25-Inch 45-degree Correct Image Prism Telescope Diagonal

by Orion
What We like

Requires 5/8" more focus travel than typical star diagonals

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Product Features

  • For terrestrial or astronomical use, this diagonal produces a right-side-up, non-reversed image with correct daytime orientation
  • Accepts 1.25" eyepieces, fits in 1.25" focusers
  • Fully coated prisms for superior image fidelity and maximum light throughput
  • Not recommended for use in Newtonian reflector or Dobsonian reflector telescopes

Fully coated prisms for superior image fidelity and maximum light throughput Not recommended for use in newtonian reflector or dobsonian reflector telescopes For terrestrial or astronomical use, this diagonal produces a right-side-up, non-reversed image with correct daytime orientation Accepts 1.25" eyepieces, fits in 1.25" focusers

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Orion 7020 9x50 Illuminated Right-Angle CI Finder Scope
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Orion 7020 9x50 Illuminated Right-Angle CI Finder Scope

by Orion
What We like

Right-angle eyepiece orientation eliminates neck strain for comfortable telescope aiming

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Product Features

  • Deluxe 9x50 finder scope enhanced with red-illuminated crosshairs, correct-image view and right-angle eyepiece orientation
  • Adjustable brightness red-illuminated double crosshairs make it easy to aim your telescope at night
  • Bright, 50mm aperture finder scope with 9x power magnification and a wide 5 Degree field of view

Deluxe 9x50 finder scope enhanced with red-illuminated crosshairs, correct-image view and right-angle eyepiece orientation Bright, 50mm aperture finder scope with 9x power magnification and a wide 5 degree field of view Adjustable brightness red-illuminated double crosshairs make it easy to aim your telescope at night

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Orion SteadyPix Quick Smartphone Telescope Photo Adapter
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Orion SteadyPix Quick Smartphone Telescope Photo Adapter

by Orion
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Compatible with even the biggest modern smartphones as large as 3-3/4" wide

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Product Features

  • Take smartphone pictures of the view through your telescope with this affordable adapter
  • Twist-lock eyepiece clamp compatible with telescope, binocular, and microscope eyepieces measuring 25-45mm in diameter
  • Provides a stable platform for your smartphone to yield stable, clearly focused snapshots
  • Quick and easy self-centering eyepiece clamp provides fast installation

Provides a stable platform for your smartphone to yield stable, clearly focused snapshots Twist-lock eyepiece clamp compatible with telescope, binocular, and microscope eyepieces measuring 25-45mm in diameter Take smartphone pictures of the view through your telescope with this affordable adapter Quick and easy self-centering eyepiece clamp provides fast installation

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Orion 8200 3.6mm E-Series Telescope Eyepiece
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Orion 8200 3.6mm E-Series Telescope Eyepiece

by Orion
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1.25" eyepiece barrel threaded for use with 1.25" Orion eyepiece filters

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  • Boost the magnifying power of your telescope without spending an arm and a leg
  • Turn up the magnifying power of your beginner telescope affordably with the 3.6mm Orion E-Series Telescope Eyepiece
  • Quality 3.6mm focal length telescope eyepiece with fully coated glass optics

Turn up the magnifying power of your beginner telescope affordably with the 3.6mm Orion e-series telescope eyepiece Boost the magnifying power of your telescope without spending an arm and a leg Quality 3.6mm focal length telescope eyepiece with fully coated glass optics

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Orion 7372 116mm ID Telescope Tube Rings
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Orion 7372 116mm ID Telescope Tube Rings

by Orion
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Inside diameter of each telescope tube ring is 116mm

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Product Features

  • Use with Orion EQ-1, EQ-2, AstroView, SkyView Pro, Sirius, or Atlas equatorial mounts and SkyView AZ, VersaGo II, and Teletrack altazimuth telescope mounts
  • One telescope ring has 1/4"-20 piggyback camera adapter; the other has threaded 1/4"-20 acceptor socket
  • Set of two cast-aluminum telescope tube rings with quick-release, hinged clamp knobs and felt lining
  • Sold in sets of two rings with mounting bolts and washers included

Sold in sets of two rings with mounting bolts and washers included One telescope ring has 1/4"-20 piggyback camera adapter; the other has threaded 1/4"-20 acceptor socket Set of two cast-aluminum telescope tube rings with quick-release, hinged clamp knobs and felt lining Use with Orion eq-1, eq-2, astroview, skyview pro, sirius, or atlas equatorial mounts and skyview az, versago ii, and teletrack altazimuth telescope mounts

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