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Orion 80 ShortTube OTA (09948) $168.99
The Orion ShortTube 80 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly is ideal for use as a dedicated guide scope for guided astrophotography pursuits. The fast f/5 achromatic optics provide a wide field of view that makes guide star acquisition a breeze. Its a-metal tube features a rack-and-pinion focuser with drawtube tension adjustment and a molded-in dovetail finder scope base that accepts optional Orion finder scopes. Weighing we under 3 lbs., the ShortTube 80 OTA can easily be added to virtually any astrophotography rig without exceeding your equatorial mount's payload capacity. Description The ShortTube 80 OTA also excels as a wide-field visual...
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Orion EON 115mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Re... $2,209.99
With exceptional optics, top-notch features and beautiful fit and finish, the Orion EON 115mm ED Triplet refractor telescope offers wide-field observers and astrophotographers an impeccably crafted, true-color instrument at a great price. We've updated the previous award-winning design with an even more robust focuser, and streamlined the tube rings and dovetail bar. From front to back, this is a beautifully well-crafted and rock solid design. Description This premium refractor telescope's generous, 115mm (4.5") aperture collects ample light from faint deep-sky objects to provide crisp images with excellent color correction by virtue of the element of FK-61 extra-low dispersion ("ED") optical...
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Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refrac... $1,299.99
Here's one of our staff-favourite telescopes that is especially popular with astrophotography enthusiasts, the 80mm apochromatic triplet Orion ED80T CF refractor telescope. With an 80mm aperture triplet objective featuring FPL-53 extra-low dispersion glass, views and captured images come through true to colour and exhibit tack-sharp resolution. Description Apochromatic refractor telescopes have a devoted following amongst amateur astronomers, for good reason. The crisp view offered by a high-quality apo refractor is truly a wonder to behold and share. Apochromatic refractors significantly reduce chromatic aberration, or false colour, compared to standard achromatic refractor telescopes due to the use of "ED" (Extra-low Dispersion)...
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Orion 8" f/4 Newtonian Reflector Astrograp... $949.95
In keeping with our philosophy of offering great astrophotographic gear at affordable prices, check out our 8" f/4.0 Newtonian Reflector Astrograph. For wide field, deep-space imaging performance, this telescope has few rivals. Its big 8" aperture and fast f/4.0 focal ratio allow the capture of faint galaxies and nebulas with short photographic exposure times - and for a fraction of the price that a premium "apo" refractor even half its size would cost. Description The Orion 8" f/4.0 Newtonian Reflector Astrograph is perfect for intermediate-level astrophotographers, and a great second telescope for more advanced imagers who want more portability, without...
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Orion 12" RC Truss OTA (51875) $5,849.99
If you have been on the fence about purchasing a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope for astrophotography, you should hop off it now and take a look at the new Orion 12" f/8 Truss Tube Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph. It features premium quartz mirror optics housed in an ingenious truss tube support structure originally developed back in 1935 for the 200" Hale Telescope at the Palomar Observatory! This exquisitely engineered telescope is optimized for large-aperture astrophotographic excellence and will take your imaging pursuits to a whole new level! Description Unlike conventional Newtonian reflector and Schmidt-Cassegrain designs that are susceptible to displaying coma away from the...
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Orion 10" RC Truss OTA (51874) $4,549.99
If you have been on the fence about purchasing a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope for astrophotography, you should hop off it now and take a look at the new Orion 10" f/8 Truss Tube Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph. It features premium quartz mirror optics housed in an ingenious truss tube support structure originally developed back in 1935 for the 200" Hale Telescope at the Palomar Observatory! This exquisitely engineered telescope is optimized for astrophotographic excellence — and will take your imaging pursuits to a whole new level! Description Unlike conventional Newtonian reflector and Schmidt-Cassegrain designs that are susceptible to displaying coma away from the...
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Orion 10" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Imaging Opt... $3,639.99
Go after even the most elusive and faint deep-sky targets with the Orion 10" f/8.0 Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph. Featuring the highly regarded Ritchey-Chrétien optical design with excellent light gathering, a host of deluxe features, durable construction, and virtually coma-free optics, the big 10" RC is the ideal choice for astrophotographers searching for a superb imaging instrument. Description Unlike conventional Newtonian reflector and Schmidt Cassegrain (SCT) designs that are susceptible to displaying coma away from the center of the field, the acclaimed Ritchey-Chrétien design utilizes hyperbolic primary and secondary mirrors to achieve wonderfully flat images that are virtually coma-free with pinpoint star...
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Orion 8" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Imaging Opti... $1,559.99
Capture exceptional images of night sky wonders with the Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph. This true astrograph is optimized for astrophotographic use with APS-C and 35mm CCD cameras and DSLRs. With several key advantages over Schmidt-Cassegrains and other imaging telescopes, this 8" Ritchey-Chrétien, or "RC", is a remarkable telescope that delivers amazing, flat-field images which are virtually coma-free to the edge of the fully illuminated field. Description This 8" (203mm) aperture RC combines the highly regarded Ritchey-Chrétien optical design with excellent light-gathering capability, high-end features, and durable construction to provide astrophotographers with an exceptional instrument at an amazing value. Unlike conventional...
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Orion 6" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien Imaging Opti... $909.99
The conveniently portable and compact Orion 6" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph telescope brings advanced imaging performance into the realm of affordability for amateur astrophotographers. This 6"-aperture optical tube combines the highly regarded Ritchey-Chrétien optical design with excellent portability, great light gathering capability, high-end features and durable construction to provide celestial shutterbugs with an exceptional instrument at an amazing value. Description Unlike conventional Newtonian reflector and Schmidt Cassegrain (SCT) designs that are susceptible to displaying coma away from the center of the field, the compact Ritchey-Chrétien design utilizes hyperbolic primary and secondary mirrors to achieve wonderfully flat images that are virtually coma-free with...
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Orion 10" f/4 Newtonian Reflector Astrogra... $1,169.99
For the serious astrophotographer seeking a fast astrograph with immense light-gathering prowess, our 10" f/4 Newtonian Reflector Astrograph should top your wish list. This imaging powerhouse reveals dim objects as astonishingly bright with just minimal exposure times of your DSLR or astronomical camera. Relative to premium refractors of even half its aperture, this 10" scope's affordable price makes it a terrific value. Description Our 10" f/4 Newtonian Reflector Astrograph's 250mm (9.8") parabolic primary mirror is made of low-thermal-expansion BK7 glass, which is superior to standard soda-lime glass. The 1000mm focal length is ideal for framing a wide variety of celestial...
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Orion 6" f/4 Newtonian Astrograph Reflecto... $649.99
Our 6" aperture imaging reflector is loaded with useful features to help you capture high-resolution images of the night sky. With very fast f/4 optics and 94% reflectivity coatings, the Orion 6" Newtonian Astrograph will help you acquire outstanding high-resolution images of deep-sky objects with delightfully short exposure times so you can get great results in less time. What's more, this compact imaging specialist is conveniently lightweight at just 12.7 lbs., so it doesn't require a huge mount to support it. Description The rolled-steel Newtonian Reflector optical tube's 6"-aperture parabolic primary mirror measures 610mm in focal length, making the optically...
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Orion EON™ 70mm ED Quad Astrograph Refract... $2,339.99
Wide field photographs of the night sky can be stunning, especially large swaths of the Milky Way which are rich in colorful nebulae and star clusters. We can think of no better way of capturing these beautiful and expansive vistas than with the EON 70mm ED Quadruplet Astrograph Refractor Telescope. Description With a focal length of 350mm at f/5, thousands of stars will appear in your frame in just a matter of a few minutes exposure. And with Hoya FCD-100 ED glass, your photographs will look stunning - with high contrast, excellent color correction, and a beautifully flat field of...

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