Review of the Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro

The Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro telescope is a very good reflector. The diameter of the optical tube is 114 mm. Its focal length is 450 mm. Its tripod is made of wood. It has two eyepieces of 17 and 6 mm, an EZ Finder searchfinder.

Its use is simple, the manufacture is of quality. Its base is solid, it pivots gently which gives a good stability. It has been created for beginners and enthusiasts alike. The images are clear and detailed.

We can explore the moon, the planets. But also distant objects like star clusters, nebulae, at the condition we move away from the city to be in a rather obscure place. It is considered to be better than the Celestron 127EQ.

Using such a telescope, gives a sense of accomplishment, connection with the universe. It is not necessary to have other eyepieces, those provided are sufficient.