Orion SpaceProbe 3 - 76mm AZ Reflector Telescope

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Orion SpaceProbe 3 - 76mm AZ Reflector Telescope
$109.99
Item # OR-9883
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  • The Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope makes a wonderful beginner's telescope.
  • Includes a highly portable and lightweight Alt-Az mount.
  • The aluminum Newtonian optical tube of the Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope features a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser to ensure sharp images in the telescope eyepiece.
  • Includes two interchangeable Explorer II telescope eyepieces (1.25")25mm (28x) and 10mm (70x)as well as a wide-field, EZ Finder II to aid in locating objects and free Starry Night software to help you explore the heavens!
  • The Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope 76mm aperture and 700mm focal length provides wonderful views of the moon, planets, and even some nebulae.
  • Just the right size and weight for all family members, and just the right price for parents.
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Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope

Upcoming astronomy enthusiasts seeking an entrée to astronomical adventure will get it in spades with an Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. Great for all-around astronomical observing, these highly portable, uncomplicated telescopes are just the right size and weight for all family members, and just the right price for parents.

The Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescopes make the night sky's treasures accessible right from the backyard. They will reveal Saturn's picturesque rings, Jupiter's moons, and the incredibly cratered terrain of our own Moon's surface. Their 3"-diameter (76mm) primary mirror also gathers enough light to snare the faint glows of some very exotic star clusters and nebulae!

The aluminum Newtonian optical tube features a 1.25" rack-and-pinion focuser to ensure sharp images in the telescope eyepiece. Speaking of which, each telescope now comes with two interchangeable Explorer II telescope eyepieces (1.25")—25mm (28x) and 10mm (70x)—as well as a wide-field, EZ Finder II to aid in locating objects. An adjustable-height tripod with accessory tray and aluminum legs is also included standard.

The Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope comes with an Altazimuth mount. The altazimuth mount is lightweight and easy to use with simple up/down left/right motions. (The SpaceProbe 3 is not recommended for terrestrial viewing as the images will not be right-side up.)

For the novice keen to discover what's "out there," the affordable Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth reflector Telescope provides a wonderful opportunity! Focal length 700mm (f/9.2). One-year limited warranty.

Orion SpaceProbe 3 Altazimuth Reflector Telescope Features

  • Great for all-around astronomical observing, this is a great beginner's telescope at a great price!
  • 76mm aperture and 700mm focal length for wonderful views of the moon, planets, and even some nebulas
  • Includes a sturdy tripod and an altazimuth mount for simple horizontal and vertical movement
  • Includes two eyepieces, finder scope, focuser, collimation cap, and FREE astronomy software
  • One-year limited warranty
Orion Product Number: 9883
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU OR-9883
Manufacturer Orion
Telescope Series Orion Space Probe
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth - Manual
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 3"
Telescope Focal Length 700mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/9.2
Highest Useful Magnification 95x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.1
Optical Coatings Aluminum
Tube Color or Finish Orion Teal Pearl
OTA Mount Type Dobsonian Cradle
Optical Tube Outer Diameter Not provided by manufacturer
Length of Optical Tube 27"
Optical Tube Weight 4 lbs.
Mount Weight 4.4 lbs.
Total Telescope Weight 8.4 lbs.
Objects in Database N/A
Alignment Procedure N/A
Tripod Type Included Adjustable with Aluminum Legs
CD ROMs Included Starry Night SE
Eyepiece(s) Included 25mm, 10mm
Diagonal Included? No - Not Required
Dew Shield Included? No, Not Necessary
Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power
Counterweights Included N/A
Finder Included Red Dot Finder
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Reflector optical tube assembly
  • 25mm Explorer II telescope eyepiece (1.25")
  • 10mm Explorer II telescope eyepiece (1.25")
  • Tripod legs
  • Alt-Az telescope mount
  • EZ Finder II finder scope finder scope bracket
  • Collimation cap
  • Counterweight
  • Counterweight shaft
  • Tripod accessory tray
  • Slow-motion control knobs
  • Dust cap
  • Tripod attachment screws
  • Wing nuts
  • Washers
  • Leg lock knobs
  • Starry Night special edition software
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