Dob Pod

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars

89 Hangar Way, Watsonville, CA 95076


S&T: Sean Walker
Orion Telescopes & Binoculars announces the Dob Pod ($99.95). This sturdy riser attaches to the base of an Orion 4½- to 10-inch Dobsonian reflector and raises the entire telescope one foot for more convenient and comfortable use while stargazing. Constructed from 1-inch thick melamine-coated particle board, the Dob Pod features built-in handle cutouts on each leg panel, which serve to both decrease the overall weight of the unit and make it easy to grab and transport. The Dob Pod is compatible with all Orion SkyQuest XT Classic, IntelliScope, and Go To Dobsonians from 4½- to 10-inch aperture, and it complements the Dob Dolly (sold separately).'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For current price and additional information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

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