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Observer 60mm Telescope
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This telescope offers great features at an affordable price.
Not your average TOY scope!
This refractor telescope is an excellent choice for skywatchers and investigators looking for a well-built, complete telescope that can display wonderful views of the night sky at an affordable price. You will appreciate the crisp views of celestial wonders provided by this capable refractor telescope.
A classic refractor telescope with precision glass optics and great portability, the Orion Observer 60 is a complete telescope package that includes the refractor optical tube, a host of accessories, and an adjustable aluminum tripod. It is especially popular with junior astronomy enthusiasts, thanks to its simple operation and traditional appearance. The telescope weighs just 5.8 lbs. total when assembled, including the mount and tripod, making it very easy for anyone to transport for a night full of stargazing and investigation.
This telescope offers higher quality and more reliable performance than any telescope you’d find in the 'toy' stores and department stores. Featuring an aluminum telescope optical tube and all-glass optics, including a fully antireflection-coated 60mm achromatic objective lens, the Observer 60 yields crisp, bright images of the night sky. The altazimuth mount provides smooth motion in both altitude (up/down) and azimuth (left/right) axes of motion, and the sturdy yet lightweight aluminum tripod is adjustable for crowd-pleasing performance and comfort. There’s even a handy accessory tray included that attaches to the tripod so you have a convenient spot to place your eyepieces and other astronomy accessories.
The included telescope eyepieces will provide 28x power magnification, and 70x power magnification options right out of the box! The included Orion EZ Finder II reflex sight makes aiming the telescope nice and easy following a simple alignment procedure. A 90° mirror diagonal is included for comfortable nighttime viewing.
Best for viewing Lunar & planetary
Optical design: Refractors
Optical diameter - 60mm
Focal length - 700mm
Focal ratio - f/11.7
Coatings - Coated
Optics type - Air-spaced doublet
Glass material - Crown/Flint
Eyepieces - Kellner 25.0mm, 10.0mm
Magnification with included eyepieces - 28x, 70x
Resolving power 1.93arc*sec
Lowest useful magnification - 9x
Highest useful magnification - 120x
Highest theoretical magnification - 120x
Limiting stellar magnitude - 11.6
Optical quality - Diffraction Limited
Finder scope EZ - Finder II
Focuser - 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
Diagonal degrees - 1.25" 90° Mirror Star
Mount type - Altazimuth
Astro-imaging capability - Simple moon shots
Computerized compatibility - Not compatible
Tube material - Aluminum
Tripod material - Aluminum
Height range of mount - 29.50 in. - 50.00 in.
Length of optical tube - 27.0 in.
Weight, fully assembled 5.8 lbs.
Other features - Altitude fine adjustment
Manufacturer Warranty - One year
Orion Refractor optical tube assembly
25mm Kellner telescope eyepiece (1.25")
10mm Kellner telescope eyepiece (1.25")
90º Mirror star diagonal
Altazimuth yoke mount
Orion EZ Finder II finder scope
Finder scope bracket
Tripod accessory tray
Altitude micro-motion control rod and thumbwheel
Tripod attachment screws
Accessory tray attachment wing screws
Leg lock knobs
Starry Night special edition software
Quality telescope at an affordable price. This is not a toy!
Utilizes a 60mm glass lens (not plastic) and includes two fully-coated 1.25" telescope eyepieces for two different viewing magnification options.
Includes a red-dot EZ Finder II reflex sight to make aiming the telescope at celestial objects easy.
The aluminum telescope tripod is sturdy yet lightweight, making the Observer 60 a very portable refractor.
Included Starry Night software, you can print out detailed maps of the sky to make locating objects to view even easier.
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