Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope


Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope.


  • 150mm f/8 (FL = 1200mm) Primary mirror
  • f/8.0 f Ratio
  • 25mm Sirius Plössl eyepiece included
  • EZ Finder I finder scope
  • Quick-collimation cap
  • Carry handle
  • 1.25" R&P focuser
  • 15.6 kg
  • Perhaps the best beginner Dobsonian reflector telescope you can buy - big 6" aperture at an amazing price
  • A beginner may use a 60mm telescope for a few months or years before deciding they need to upgrade to a better telescope - a 6" Dobsonian will give you a lifetime of wonderful views
  • Simple navigation and no need to polar align makes this Dobsonian reflector telescope extremely ease to use for the whole family
  • The 6" diameter f/8 parabolic mirror is fantastic for Moon and planetary views, and also has enough light grasp for deep-sky viewing of nebulas, galaxies, and star clusters
  • The stable Dobsonian base provides a vibration free image even when viewing at a high powers, and features smooth enough motions to make tracking of celestial objects a breeze

Dobsonian telescopes offer the most 'bang for your Rand' and the 150mm aperture offers 73% more light gathering power than its smaller counterpart. That means you can see fainter images and more detail. The Dobsonian is an extremely easy telescope to set up and operate. It can be stored in a small area (less than 0.5 m2).

Setup takes a few minutes leaving the rest of the evening open for delightfull heavenly sights.


The physical stock of this product is kept at the official importer.  Our latest information is that there is stock, but upon receipt of an order we will confirm availability of stock at the importer, typically within 24 hours.  If available, the product will only be ordered from the importer upon receipt of the full purchase price.  Delivery to our office is typically 2 to 4 working days.  Collection at the importer warehouse can be arranged.
Availability typical 2 to 4 days

Note:  The price on our website is based upon the latest price list received from the importer and should be correct.  However, there may be delays before our online price reflects the updated price.  We will honour the price as far as possible, but reserve the right to review the price.


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  • Model: OR_8944
  • Shipping Weight: 30kgs
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Orion

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 16 December, 2007.

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