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Orion SpaceProbe 130 EQ
6.2 out of 10

Orion SpaceProbe 130 EQ

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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
17 October 2010
  • Summary: I have had this telescope for a number of years, but never really used it. Now that my husband and I live in the "country" away from large amounts of light noise, I set it up on our back deck last week.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
11 September 2010
  • Summary: After dealing with a Tasco 4.5 reflector the spaceprobe 130 is a dream. The spaceProbe 130 is 1000x better and for less $$$$.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
19 July 2010
  • Summary: I love my new 130 EQ. I gasped the first time I viewed the moon and Saturn. However, the image through a reflector is upside down. Had I done my "homework", I'd have spent more money to get a refractor.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
3 May 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this scope for my son and gave it to him at Xmas. I've been an amateur astronomer for many years and have many scopes of different types and have looked through countless others. When I noticed that images began to break down at medium powers I looked into why.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
25 June 2009
  • Summary: Good telescope. You need better eyepieces than the ones that came with it to experience the full power of the scope though. A dovetail attachment would have been really nice. good views of planets and star clusters. An Equatorial mount is really convenient at high powers compared to my dob.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
28 September 2008
  • Summary: Very good product--well built. Easy to construct and use.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
5 August 2008
  • Summary: I have owned a couple of telescopes and a couple of binoculars to help view the night skies. When I compare the two telescopes that I have owned so far, I find the SpaceProbe 130mm wins hands down in terms of sturdy construction, exceptional planetary and lunar views and portability.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
13 June 2008
  • Summary: Dad is enjoying his Father's Day gift a little early! The telescope is beautiful and gives very crisp and clear images of the stars, Saturn, and the canyons and craters of the moon. However, the instructions on how to put it together are pretty poor.
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
24 April 2008
  • Summary: Being new to astronomy I did a little research about reflecting telescopes, I wanted a telescope that would show me detailed views of galaxies, nebula some planets. The Space probe 130 will show you some detail in even the closest objects but distant star cluster, galaxies look like small gray...
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars
21 March 2008
  • Summary: I got this Telescope about 4 months ago & at first the only thing I could see was the moon, which was breath-taking. So much detail. I got to thinking I hope the moon isn't the only thing I can see, because I look all over the night sky & I didn't see nothing, just stars.
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