Orion SkyView Pro 180 EQ f/15 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope

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Orion SkyView Pro 180 EQ f/15 Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope

Looking for something to satisfy your appetite for power? Try the big Orion SkyView Pro 180mm EQ Mak! For the most demanding enthusiast, the new Orion 180mm Mak sets the standard for high-power performance and compact design. With 7" of aperture and that long focal length Mak aficionados love, you'll get tack-sharp views and clearly defined photos with subtle detail and high contrast.

The reason for the outstanding high-power performance of the Orion SkyView Pro 180 EQ Mak is the 180mm (7.1") optical system with its 2,700mm focal length (f/15). With 44% more light grasp than the 150mm Mak, you'll get brighter images and better resolution. And the Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design produces larger images with less eyepiece magnification than other scopes. The Orion 180 Mak is the perfect combination of brightness, contrast, and definition for planets, close double-stars, clusters, and well-defined deep-sky targets.

The visual back on the Orion SkyView Pro 180 EQ Mak accepts 1.25" eyepieces and accessories, and a dovetail bracket on the rear cell accepts any Orion finder scope or EZ Finder. The dovetail rail on the underside of the tube makes it easy to remove the telescope or attach it to the mount for easier setup. Attach an Orion StarShoot Solar System Imaging Camera and you'll capture gorgeous high-resolution color images on your PC!

Power, versatility, portability if you're a serious big Mak fan then the Orion SkyView Pro 180mm EQ Mak Cass is the one for you! One-year limited warranty.

Orion SkyView Pro 180mm EQ Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope Features

  • Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with a whopping 7.1" aperture and 2,700mm focal length (f/15) excels for high-power solar system use
  • Telescope optical tube measures only 22" long and weighs less than 16 lbs. for compact portability and easy storage
  • The included SkyView Pro EQ equatorial mount and steel-tube tripod provides a stable platform for the Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • This non-computerized SkyView Pro mount can be upgraded to GoTo or capability at any time with an optional upgrade kit (sold separately)
  • Includes 9x50 finder scope, 25mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepiece, 90-degrees 1.25" prism star diagonal, Starry Night astronomy software, and more!

Specifications

Aperture180 mm (7.09")
Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25 Inch Barrel
ComputerizedManual
Dawes Limit0.64 arcseconds
Focal Length2700 mm
Focal Ratiof/15
Head DesignGerman Equatorial
Instrument Capacity30 lbs
Latitude Range64 Degrees
Limiting Magnitude15
ManufacturerOrion
Optical DesignMaksutov Cassegrain
OTA Mount TypeStyle Dovetail
Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
Tube Length572mm
Tube Weight15.9 lbs
Warranty1 Year Warranty
Weight25lbs

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