Prepare to be amazed with our SkyView Pro 8 EQ reflector. It’s got a full 8″ (203mm) parabolic primary mirror, which gathers 73% more light than a 6″. Observe the Messier Catalog and a host of other deep-sky objects with the reach of this scope! And if you’re into the Moon and planets, SkyView Pro 8’s 1000mm focal length (f/5) gives you the appropriate image scale to resolve the finest detail. The tube features an upgraded 2″ Crayford-style focuser with a 1.25″ insert, which affords a limitless choice of optional 1.25″ and 2″ eyepieces (two 1.25″ Sirius Plossl eyepieces are included). The secondary mirror is securely mounted in a sturdy 4-vane holder. An 8×40 finder scope on a quick-release bracket helps you locate your targets. The stalwart SkyView Pro EQ mount features enclosed 360-deg worm gears, dual manual slow-motion controls, and steel tube tripod legs for excellent stability. One-year limited warranty.
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A proverbial light bucket 8″ reflector telescope on our stable SkyView Pro equatorial (EQ) mount will provide hour after hour of stargazing fun for the whole family
Big 8″ parabolic primary mirror and 1000mm focal length (f/4.9) make the SkyView Pro 8 an ideal telescope for viewing deep-space objects such as cloudy nebulas, distant galaxies, and both open and globular star clusters
Also capable of breathtaking views of closer cosmic fare like the planets of our solar system and the Moon
SkyView Pro equatorial mount with stainless steel tripod provides excellent stability and smooth manual tracking control with the included slow-motion control knobs
Includes smooth-adjusting 2″ Crayford focuser, two Sirius Plossl 1.25″ eyepieces (25mm and 10mm focal lengths), 8×40 finder scope, collimation cap, Starry Night software, and more!