Comparing Orion SkyQuest XT6 and Orion SpaceProbe 130ST

Lowest price found: $699.95 Show listings
Lowest price found: $299.99 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Orion SkyQuest XT6 ranks #2 out of 49. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST ranks #4 out of 49. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Orion SkyQuest XT6: Buy | Customer Reviews
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST: Buy | Customer Reviews

Customers like Orion SkyQuest XT6 somewhat more

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Orion SkyQuest XT6
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Orion SkyQuest XT6, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Orion SpaceProbe 130ST.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling reflector telescope receives a consumer score of 8.3 (great). Both Orion SkyQuest XT6 and Orion SpaceProbe 130ST receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Orion SkyQuest XT6
In comparison:
Orion SkyQuest XT6 ranks #2 out of 49. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST
In comparison:
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST ranks #4 out of 49. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Median best-selling Reflector Telescope
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT ranks #25 out of 49. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great





Orion SpaceProbe 130ST is more popular than Orion SkyQuest XT6

It's fairly safe to say that Orion SpaceProbe 130ST is a more popular reflector telescope than Orion SkyQuest XT6, based on its 1,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Orion SkyQuest XT6 and SpaceProbe 130ST often consider Celestron NexStar 130 SLT, a more popular, pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Orion SkyQuest XT6 and SpaceProbe 130ST
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT $479
In comparison:
Celestron NexStar 130 SLT ranks #25 out of 49. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
More Popular
SkyWatcher S11620 $655
In comparison:
SkyWatcher S11620 ranks #41 out of 49.
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7.0
Good
Celestron AstroMaster 102AZ $293
In comparison:
Celestron AstroMaster 102AZ ranks #32 out of 49. It is in the top 20%.
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7.8
Good
Cheaper
Sky-Watcher Collapsible $755
In comparison:
Sky-Watcher Collapsible ranks #44 out of 49.
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6.5
Average
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Orion SkyQuest XT6 is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling reflector telescopes and has many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as SkyWatcher S11620 or Sky-Watcher Collapsible .

Orion SkyQuest XT6 is $399.96 more expensive than an average reflector telescope ($299.99).

Orion SpaceProbe 130ST is a very popular option in the middle of the reflector telescopes price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling reflector telescopes and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Celestron Omni Xlt Az or Celestron AstroMaster 102AZ .

Orion SpaceProbe 130ST price is about the same as the price of the average reflector telescope ($299.99).

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