Orion(r) SkyQuest(TM) XT Classic Dobsonians 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 Dobs on the market. SkyQuest XT Classics aren't just 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 instrument. 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" rack and pinion focuser), EZ Finder II aiming device, 25mm Sirius Plossl 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 â€" and savings! One-year limited warranty.
From the Manufacturer
The Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian is a big 10" aperture reflector telescope with a small price tag. Gobbles up light for great views of deep-sky objects such as nebulas, galaxies, star clusters,. Simple "point-and-view" Dobsonian design reflector telescope is easy and fun to use for the whole family. Stable Dobsonian telescope base and Orion CorrecTension friction optimization system. Includes precise 2" Crayford focuser, 25mm Sirius Plossl eyepiece,. EZ Finder II reflex sight, collimation cap, dust caps, and Starry Night software. It keeps reflector optical tube perfectly balanced in any position. And close-up views of more nearby targets like the Moon and planets