The Orion Space probe 130ST EQ Telescope.
By Brian • March 30, 2017 • Uncategorized
The Orion Space probe 130ST EQ Telescope Review
The Space probe 130ST telescope is an upgrade of the standard Space Probe 130 EQ. This aperture space probe reflector telescope has excellent features that provide excellent viewing of even the deep sky objects. Whether you are a new observer or an experienced observer who want excellent results on your work of finding celestial bodies, this is the best telescope to have. It is acknowledged to be the niftiest Newtonian reflector on an equatorial mount, no other telescope can reach its level competence. It is simple short and satisfactory to all users.
Features That Make the Telescope to Work Efficiently
Its aperture reflector has a length of 5.1″ which enables it to gather the maximum amount of light that aids in perfect viewing of celestial objects including the moon, planets, bright galaxies and star clusters. It has a short 24’’ tube that makes it highly portable. Its fast f/5 focal ratio enhances wide field viewing results thereby making the space probe telescope to be unique and satisfactory in functioning. You can manually track celestial objects in a slow-motion mode through using the EQ-2 equatorial telescope mount and adjustable tripod. Even after assembling everything, the whole telescope weighs only 27 lbs. This means you can carry it and position it the way you want to achieve fascinating results.
The Components of the Telescope
It comes with two 1.25″ Sirius Plossl eyepieces. The first eyepiece measures 25mm while the second one measures 10mm. It also has a 6×30 finder scope that enables you to view objects in the sky accurately. The finder has high level of accuracy which enables you to view only the objects that you want. The telescope also comes with 1.25″ rack and pinion focuser to enable you to zoom objects for perfect identification and naming. To add on to these components, the telescope also has a trip accessory tray and Starry Night astronomy software to make your work of viewing sky objects easy.
To explore your night excellently, begin by using the 25mm Sirius Plossl Eyepiece, this gives you a general view of the sky objects. Once you see something interesting, you can then switch to the 10mm Sirius Plossl Eyepiece so that you obtain finer images of the target objects. The finder will help you to aim the telescope to the target object accurately. Through the Starry Night Edition Software, you can perfectly plan your observations and understand what you see.
Besides these excellent performing features, its parts are very robust making it to not only serve you appropriately but also serve you longer than expected without reducing its competency. You will not need to change the parts regularly as it is the case with other telescopes and it will not degrade the objects’ image quality unless it is altered by a physical force.
The Bottom Line
The Orion Space probe 130ST EQ Telescope is one of the outstanding telescopes that are durable, portable and satisfactory in performance. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced observer, this Telescope will serve you to your expectations.