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Astronomy For All With The Professional Orion AstroView 120ST Telescope

April 13, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 187

Do you like watching heavenly bodies? Have you laid your hands on Orion AstroView 120ST yet? For long, astronomy has been left to meteorologists and students of astronomy. The reason for this is that the astronomer's equipments that were available in the market required a vast knowledge of scientific theories learnt from astronomy classes; they were not user friendly. These requirements looked out many people, who had an interest in the heavenly bodies, but had not attended astronomy classes. The equipments available were also too expensive for many. They were only affordable to organisation. This also made astronomy so unpopular among the populations.

Today, there has been the advent of astronomer's tools that are user friendly that anyone can be able to use to view heavenly bodies without prior knowledge in astronomy theories. These tools are also cheap and affordable to all. An example of these tools is the Orion AstroView 120ST, a refractor telescope, which can be used by anyone who wants to enjoy deep sky viewing. With this telescope, you are able to have pleasing images of bright planets and the moon, in addition to what the ordinary scientific telescopes can achieve.

Features of This Unique Telescope

Orion AstroView 120ST has a wide field refractor. This wide field enables you view objects that have crisp resolution in the deep sky. The wider view is important in that one is able to view a wide area of the sky without having to move the telescope. As a student or research, you are able to easily compare different heavenly bodies as you are seeing them in a single view.

It has a 120mm aperture with a focal length of 600mm. This feature makes the telescope provide sharp views of star clusters, nebula clouds, galaxies and star clusters. The sharp view allows one to study accurately the heavenly bodies.

The telescope has a sturdy tripod that has an adjustable height. The tripod is for mounting the equatorial telescope to allow for easier use. When mounted on the tripod, you are able to do you astronomers' activities for many hours unlike when you are holding it with hands. The adjustable height of the tripod is to accommodate people of all heights and for adjustments to get the right viewing of the heavens.

Performance Of Orion AstroView 120ST

The telescope has an integrated polar alignment for precision. When using Orion AstroView 120ST, you do not to have the knowledge of looking for alignment stars; the telescope does this for you. This makes the telescope a tool for all; researchers, students of astronomy, and individuals who are interested in astronomy for personal knowledge and development.

Orion AstroView 120ST has an equatorial mount. When mounted on the tripod, you can manually move the telescope for celestial tracking. You are able to atop the telescope at the point where you are able to obtain crisp images of the heavenly bodies and move the telescope as they move.

Having the Orion AstroView 120ST telescope at your disposal, you are ready for the ultimate astronomy experience!

Doubtlessly, the Orion AstroView 120ST is an excellent telescope for professionals.

To get more information on Orion AstroView 120ST telescope, pay a visit to my Telescope Critics site.

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