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Kids Will Have a Blast Probing the Heavens

Orion offers quality telescopes for youngsters that are easy to use and will inspire their natural inclination to explore. The StarBlast™, pint-sized in stature, is a real reflecting telescope that's super-simple to use and yet manufactured with the kind of quality you'd expect in more expensive models.

The StarBlast™ is a point-and-view telescope that swivels smoothly on its sturdy, low-profile base. It comes pre-assembled and ready for action right out of the box! Just carry it outdoors by its built-in handle, place it on the ground or on a picnic bench, and let the fun begin!

Inside the StarBlast's aluminum tube are quality telescope optics, including a 113mm (4.5") parabolic mirror. Kids will see spectacular views of the Moon's craters, the planets, star clusters, and lots of other exotic space stuff. Aiming the StarBlast™ is easy with the EZ Finder II "red dot" finder scope. One-year limited warranty.

Specifications

  • Aperture: 114mm (4.5")
  • Focal Length: 450mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/4.0
  • Eyepieces: 17mm (26x), 6mm (75x)
  • Finderscope: EZ Finder II
  • Focuser: 1.25" Rack-and-pinion
  • Weight (assembled): 13 lbs.
  • Tube Length: 18 in.