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Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope - 09024

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Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor

Refractor Telescopes are well known for two things; their pristine image quality, and the fact they cost more per inch of aperture than any other telescope design. Fortunately, steady advances in precision lens manufacturing technology are bringing those prices down. The Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope is priced low without compromising the quality of the optics, equatorial mount, or standard accessories.

See the Moon, Planets & Bright Galaxies & Nebulae!

The Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope, with its 90mm aperture and 910mm focal length, provide views of the planets and Moon that are nothing short of spectacular. When aimed at the Moon, the AstroView 90 yields extremely sharp views of the rocky lunar surface with craters and mountainous regions visible in high-contrast detail. On a clear evening, Jupiter's cloud banding becomes starkly visible, as do all four of its major Galilean moons. Depending on the time of year, the Orion AstroView 90mm EQ Refractor can also provide amazing views of Saturn and its rings, not to mention glimpses of Saturn's largest moon Titan.

Equatorial Mount Tracks the Stars Manually – You Can Even Add an Optional Motor

The AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor is supported by the Orion EQ-2 equatorial mount, which allows for easy manual tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky. An occasional adjustment of the equatorial mount's R.A. (Right Ascension) slow-motion cable will keep any object centered in the telescope eyepiece. The lightweight aluminum tripod included features adjustable legs and a tripod accessory tray to keep your necessary accessories within easy reach.

Orion Includes Lots of Accessories

The premium accessories included with the Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope are nothing short of amazing. Included are a 6x30 Finder Scope, 1.25” 10mm and 25 mm Sirius Plossl Eyepieces, 90⁰ Star Diagonal, Starry Night Special Edition Software, and much more! The 6x30 finder scope makes aiming your telescope quick and easy. While the 1.25” Sirius Plossl Eyepieces, both 10 and 25mm, offer 91x power and 36x power and a 52⁰ field of view. Starting out with the lower-power 25mm Plossl, then switching to the 10mm ocular boosts the power of your telescope's view. With realistic sky simulations and many useful features including telescope control, the user-friendly Starry Night Special Edition software will help you plan your observations and understand what you see. Requires PC running Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8. Requires Macintosh running OS X 10.4 or higher.

Do you want a high quality refractor telescope along with everything included to begin stargazing right out the box? The Orion AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope provides you exactly that at an unbelievably low price. Order one today and take your stargazing to the next level!

Orion AstroView 90mm EQ Refractor Specifications

  • Optical Design: Refractor
  • Optical Diameter: 90mm
  • Finder Scope Lens Diameter: 30mm
  • Focal Length: 910mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/10.1
  • Coatings: Multi-coated
  • Optics Type: Air-Spaced Doublet
  • Glass Material: Crown/ Flint
  • Eyepieces: Sirius Plossl 25mm, 10mm (1.25”)
  • Resolving Power: 1.29 arc*sec
  • Lowest Useful Magnification: 13x
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 180x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 12.5
  • Finder Scope: 6x30
  • Focuser: 1.25” Rack-and-Pinion
  • Diagonal: 1.25” 90⁰ Mirror Star
  • Mount Type: Equatorial
  • Astro-Imaging Capability: Lunar and Planetary
  • Motor Drive Capability: Clock Drive Sold Separately
  • Computerized Compatibility: Not Compatible
  • Bearing Material: Friction Bearings
  • Latitude Range: 16-72
  • Setting Circles: Yes
  • Counterweights: One 4.8 Pound
  • Tube Material: Aluminum
  • Tripod Material: Aluminum
  • Counterweight Bar Length: 8 Inches
  • Diameter of Counterweight Shaft: 12mm
  • Height Range of Mount: 35 Inches – 55.5 Inches
  • Length of Optical Tube: 35.5 Inches
  • Weight, Optical Tube: 5 Pounds
  • Weight, Mount/Tripod: 12 Pounds
  • Weight, Fully Assembled: 23.7 Pounds
  • Warranty: One Year