Highly recommended. But with our XT12 Classic, the "it's too expensive" excuse is harder to cop. This is OTA only, No DOB Base is included. Using the XT8 Classic as a starting point, we added top-notch features and accessories to create the Orion SkyQuest XT8 PLUS Dobsonian Reflector. The sighting scope works wonderfully. I bought this to modify to make my 8 inch dobson a go to. $150.00 0 bids +$122.40 shipping. Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. SkyWatcher Flextube 250 SynScan Dobsonian 10-inch Collapsible Computerized GoTo Large Aperture Telescope, White, Model: S11810 4.3 out of 5 stars 19. Coronado Solarmax II Double Stack Closeout! Details about Orion Skyquest XT8 Telescope (TUBE ONLY!!!) With the XT12 Classic you get a well-made workhorse of a telescope with enough aperture to take you deep into "NGC territory" of faint but fascinating galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters. Be sure to invest another $100 in a shorty ×2 Barlow, and a couple more eyepieces and filters to get the most of it. Orion Skyquest XT8 Telescope (TUBE ONLY!!!) JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. looking forward to looking at all the wonders that's waiting for me in the heaven's starry skies! This telescope has big 8" aperture and the optics are sharp and clear. 1 -, 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 5 product ratings, 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 21 product ratings, 4.0 out of 5 stars based on 26 product ratings, 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 product rating, 1.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 product rating, 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 13 product ratings, 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 13 product ratings. Had to file down the base at an angle so it would line up. Besides that been the only complain, I really recommend this excellent telescope for any beginner and professional astronomers. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Compare its price tag to that of the competition's fancy catadioptric scope of identical aperture — nearly $4,000! Something went wrong. Included is several lenses, Camera mount, Filters and mount pads. item 4 ORION SKYQUEST XT6 DOBSONIAN TELESCOPE WITH BASE! [/caption] Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope, (MSRP $349.99) Orion Telescopes. It uses nylon pad to make the assembly move easily, but not drift. The base is 25.5"H x 26"W and 30 lbs. The photo is a file photo. orion 8" dobsonian came in just a few days was surprised how the package was so well boxed. Orion Skyquest XT8 8" Dobsonian Telescope W/Extras - $450 (Fort Mohave/ Bullhead City) Orion Skyquest 8" Dobson Telescope With lots of Extras. This is in new condition and over $700.00 in value asking $450.00 obo. After all, we would be nothing without you and we... Orion SkyQuest XT12 Classic Dobsonian Telescope305mm aperture & 1500mm focal length for jaw-dropping views of galaxies, nebulas, and star clustersParabolic primary mirror is made of BK-7 glass and center-marked for easy collimationThe ult. Back for a limited time while supplies last!. We Do Right by Our Customers Btw, a solar filter will give a whole other experience. © 2020 Woodland Hills Camera & Telescope, All Rights Reserved. Fact is, there isn't a more user-friendly big scope on the market. very very happy--a dream come true for me. $299.99. I got this telescope at an estate sale… The XT12 Classic has a giant 305mm (12.0") parabolic primary mirror made of BK-7 glass and center-marked for easy collimation. View cart for details. Price - $100.00. The optical tube features an upgraded 2" Crayford-style focuser with a 1.25" adapter, and our exclusive navigation knob for easy slewing. Included is several lenses, Camera mount, Filters … It's supported by a 9-point flotation, open mirror cell outfitted with large collimation knobs. → Orion SkyQuest XT8 Reflector; Orion SkyQuest XT8 Reflector Sold! Please sign in to message advertiser. The tube is 4'10" long and weighs 51 lbs. Had an issue with the EZ Finder reflex sight where it would not align. The boards are composition and everything is accurately cut so that it assembles very easily. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in Telescopes. The hardest thing about using this scope will be deciding which of the seemingly endless array of eligible objects to look at each evening! The barrier to buying a big telescope has always been the big price tag. item 5 Alternator For FORD ROVER Escort 81 III IV V Fiesta II Orion I Scorpio 6159682 4 - Alternator For FORD ROVER Escort 81 III IV V Fiesta II Orion … Telescope Adapter Plates for Solar Filters, Orion SkyQuest XT12 Classic Dobsonian Telescope - DISCONTINUED, Discontinued - There is no replacement available at this time, Orion - SkyQuest XT12i IntelliScope Dobsonian Telescope, MACK - Standard 3 year Warranty for Binoculars and Telescopes - Under $1000, MACK - Diamond 3 year Service - Under $1000, MACK - Intnl. 1 viewed per hour. Orion SkyQuest XT12 Classic Dobsonian Telescope305mm aperture & 1500mm focal length for jaw-dropping views of galaxies, nebulas, and star clustersParabolic primary mirror is made of BK-7 glass and center-marked for easy collimationThe ult Scope works well and this was a great price. It features a precision 8" (203mm) diameter parabolic … Orion 8944 SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope 4.8 out of 5 stars 184. Sure, it's a big scope, but nothing a fit bloke can't handle. The Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope combines powerful optics with the ultimate in mechanical simplicity and stability. The only complain I have about it is that this telescope is not really made for astrophotography because it doesn't have a tracking mechanism. Ad Number: 218807. The CorrecTension friction control system keeps the tube well-balanced no matter what eyepieces or accessories you're using. The base provides a sturdy platform yet allows exceptionally smooth motion on both axes, for "point and view" ease of operation. The SkyQuest XT8 - 8" Classic Dobsonian Bundle is a special version of Orion's best-selling 8” Classic Dobsonian reflector telescope, finished in a rich ruby-red color.It includes quality accessories to enhance each viewing experience. In stock on December 9, 2020. Availability: Discontinued - There is no replacement available at this time. The Dobsonian base mount is really easy to operate that even beginner astronomers can use it. The more light … I bought the telescope a month ago and so far has giving me excellent results, like viewing planets and DSOs. For many astronomers who are just getting started, dobsonian reflector telescopes are a … The large aperture of the Orion SkyQuest XT8 5.9 Classic Dobsonian Reflector Telescope provides you with high-quality nighttime viewing. scope was in pristine condition just as advertised. We love our customers! — and you can see what an incredible bargain the XT12 is. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Save on Telescopes, Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- You may also like. One-year limited warranty. I will see if I can add photos later after my camera mount and solar filter arrive. Great telescope. Orion Skyquest XT8 8" Dobsonian Telescope W/Extras - $450 (Fort Mohave/ Bullhead City) Orion Skyquest 8" Dobson Telescope With lots of Extras. ORION SKYQUEST XT6 DOBSONIAN TELESCOPE WITH BASE! Diamond 3 year Service - Under $1000, MACK - Diamond 5 Year Warranty - Under $1,000, 305mm aperture & 1500mm focal length for jaw-dropping views of galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters, Parabolic primary mirror is made of BK-7 glass and center-marked for easy collimation, The ultra-stable Dobsonian base keeps the tube perfectly balanced for point-and-view ease of use, Includes upgraded Crayford-style focuser, two eyepieces, finder scope, and collimation cap. This deluxe upgrade of our stalwart 8" reflector … The larger the mirror and aperture opening, the more light that telescopes can collect from the object being viewed. The telescope assembles really easy and the spring tension coils are an excellent addition to this telescope. Easy to use and quite satisfying. GOOD USED CONDITION. 3 - ORION SKYQUEST XT6 DOBSONIAN TELESCOPE WITH BASE! Verified purchase: Yes | Condition: Pre-owned, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. The Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope combines powerful optics with the ultimate in mechanical simplicity and stability. Posted: 13 Aug 2020. thank you so much! It features a precision 8-inch (203mm) parabolic primary mirror, center-marked at the factory for precise collimation and mounted in a cast-aluminum support cell that provides maximum ventilation. - Orion SkyQuest XT8 5.9 Reflector Telescope, item 1 Orion Skyquest XT8 Telescope (TUBE ONLY!!!) 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