Friday, January 7, 2011

Orion SkyQuest XX12i IntelliScope Truss-Tube Dobsonian

Here is a Great Telescope for the Intermediate Astronomer

This Dobsonian Telescope has a 12" Primary mirror that will return very high quality deep space images.

The mount features a computerized "goto" mount positioning system that comes with free StarryNight Software containing over 40,000 celestial object positions.

This telescope is priced at $1,299.95 at  Click here to shop now

Check out my special article on Dobsonian telescope design, and determine what the differences are between these wonderful telescopes and other Newtonian Reflector telescope models:  Dobsonian Telescope Primer
Free Starry Night Special Edition software and Sky Theater DVD are included with the purchase of any astronomical Orion-brand telescope. With realistic sky simulations and a myriad of features Starry Night software will help you plan your observing sessions and help you understand what you see.  Requires PC running Windows Vista or Windows XP. Requires Macintosh running OS 10.3.9 or higher. The software and DVD will be added to your order automatically

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Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

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This is a deep sky telescope option that will amaze you.  It has quality optics that will provide clear crisp views of objects in our solar system.

Because of the large optics and long focal length you can view extra-terestrial nebulae, galaxies, gas clouds and distant star clusters.

I have written an article for you to read concerning the differences between the Dobsonian design and other Newtonian reflectors.  You can click here to read it and determine if this telescope is the one for you.  Dobsonian Telescope Primer

This telescope is very affordable at $329.95 through  You can read additional reviews on this telescope on Amazon's website.  Click Here To Shop at Amazon
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