Introducing the Orion XT10i - A review of the Skyquest XT10 Intelliscope
In this review I give an introduction to the XT10, my own observations as an owner of this telescope and some important considerations for anyone thinking of purchasing one of the Skyquest XT range. Elsewhere in my site you will find more detailed pictures of this great scope.
Over the next few pages I discuss the following topics (best to read thru from first to last section in order):-
- About Orion USA (If you have only just come to this site, start here).
- Popular & High Quality
- Primary Mirror
- Primary/Secondary Mirror Collimation
- Dobsonian Base
- CorrectTension Altitude Bearing
- Azimuth Bearing
- Aperture is King
- Setting expectations! - How The Human Eye Works
- What is Transparency?
- What is Seeing?
- Crayford Focuser
- Included Eyepieces
- Finder Scope
- Using The XT10i
- The Skyquest™ IntelliScope System
- Useful Links