The popular little “telescope that could” is now even better. The wide-field refractor that novices appreciate for its ease of use and big-scope owners value as a take-anywhere second scope now has fully multi-coated optics and comes with its own padded carrying case. The ST80-T is outfitted for terrestrial use with a correct-image, 45-deg diagonal (1.25″) and 6×26 correct-image finder scope in a quick-release bracket. The 80mm achromatic objective lens’s short 400mm focal length delivers wide-field views with exceptional clarity. Two interchangeable Sirius Plossl eyepieces are included, and focusing is a snap with the 1.25″ cast-aluminum rack-and-pinion focuser. The has a new dovetail mounting block with a 1/4″-20 threaded hole for easy attachment to any photo tripod or to selected Orion telescope mounts. One-year limited warranty.
Our popular ShortTube 80 refractor telescope, configured for daytime terrestrial viewing of wildlife, birds, and scenery
Fully multi-coated 80mm refractor objective lens and short 400mm focal length give you bright and crisp wide-field views
Correct-image 6×26 finder scope makes it easy to aim the ShortTube 80-T accurately during the day
Features a cast-aluminum 1.25″ rack & pinion focuser, and includes 45-degree correct-image diagonal, two Sirius Plossl 1.25″ telescope eyepieces (25mm, 10mm), and more
Built-in short dovetail mounting bar with threaded 1/4″-20 holes allows quick and easy attachment options for equatorial mounts or field tripods