Orion StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector Telescope
The Orion StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector Telescope illustrates the ideal mix of well rounded efficiency and handy portability.
Irrespective of whether you’re searching for a versatile introductory scope to start a long term bond with the heavens; or desire a more compact, wide-field, user-friendly reflector telescope, the StarBlast 6 will deliver.
This is a superb telescope for the entire family. The light and portable design enable you to set this up just about anywhere you want to, and it packs away effortlessly for storage or transport.
You will appreciate the remarkable value of the StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector. The majority of amateur astronomers will confirm that reflector design telescopes provide you with the best overall performance for your investment.
Given that the StarBlast 6 doesn’t make use of a complex and weighty equatorial mount and tripod, the value does appear even better.
With this scope you will be able to observe amazing images of the planets including Jupiter and Saturn with its stupendous rings. However the fun doesn’t stop there. The substantial 5.9” (150mm) aperture parabolic reflector optics collects masses of light from objects far beyond our solar system.
Bright galaxies, incredible globular and picturesque open star clusters, nebulas, together with other celestial bodies are at your fingertips.
With a wide-field focal ratio of f/5.0, finding and tracking objects is easier than with longer focal-length telescopes, making stargazing easy for newbies. Advanced enthusiasts will welcome the user-friendly and intuitive convenience of this “grab-and-go” telescope.
The Teflon bearings and easily adjustable altitude tension on the base ensure smooth maneuvering of the Orion StarBlast 6. You simply sight through the included EZ Finder II reflex aiming device to locate the object you want to view, and then grip the convenient navigation knob on the tube to take aim.
Add the 25mm (for 30x power magnification) or the 10mm (for a boost up to 75x power magnification) Sirius Plossl telescope eyepiece into the 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser and you’re in a position to experience the wonders of the night sky.
The Orion AstroBlast 6 telescope is now able to be up-graded to incorporate an Orion IntelliScope "push-to" computerized object location system with the optional IntelliScope Upgrade Kit, which can guide you to more than 14,000 heavenly objects.
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