The compact Heritage-100P is a lightweight and convenient grab-and-go scope. With its quality 100mm f/4 parabolic optics, it can be used to view the Moon and bright planets and also has enough light gathering for the observation of star clusters, bright galaxies and nebulae. A 3/8" thread located on the base allows it also to used on a suitable field tripod.
Heritage--In honor of those that have gone before Sky-Watcher is proud to present the commemorative International Year of Astronomy telescope--Heritage P130 - Collectable International Year of Astronomy 2009 Special Edition. Perfect gift idea for the little astronomers or anyone curious enough to look up and wonder. - Extreme portability: Tube collapses to only 14.
It's no wonder customers heap 5-star ratings on this gentle giant. For not only does its jumbo-sized optics and uncomplicated design bring a "new level of joy to simple observing," raved Astronomy magazine, but it's also one of the most affordable quality Dobs on the market. The SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian telescope isn't just good bang for the buck, it's a supernova of telescope value! The XT6 Classic Dobsonian gives you the deep-space thrills without the deep-pocket frills.
The Skyliner 200's flat-packed base is very easy to build and set up, and comes with excellent instructions....The optics were sharp across 80% of the 1 degree field of view....We were very pleased with the appearance of al the test objects - we even managed to find the Crab Nebula, M81 and M82 in near-full Moonlight, whereas the other scopes were struggling.