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Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian 8"

Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian 8"

S11610

Overview

  • 8” (203 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1200 mm focal length (f/5.9)
  • 2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adaptor
  • 4-element Plössl 25 mm and 10 mm 1.25" eyepieces
  • 9x50 finderscope
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Overview

  • 8” (203 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1200 mm focal length (f/5.9)
  • 2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adaptor
  • 4-element Plössl 25 mm and 10 mm 1.25" eyepieces
  • 9x50 finderscope
  • Solid rockermount with Teflon bearings and tension clutch for altitude
  • Teflon bearing for azimuth

The Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian Telescope 203mm/1200mm (8") has a "paraboloidal" primary mirror to eliminate spherical aberration and a four-arm, secondary- mirror bracket with fine supports (0.5mm thick), to reduce diffraction spikes and light loss. In addition, this model include a 2" focuser with a 1.25" adapter, allowing the use of either eyepiece size. This model also include the new feature-tension control handle.

Specifications

  • Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
  • Aperture (mm): 203 mm (8 in)
  • Focal Length: 1200 mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5.9
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm): 25 mm (0.98 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 1: 48 x
  • Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm): 10 mm (0.39 in)
  • Magnification of Eyepiece 2: 120 x
  • Finderscope: 9x50 Viewfinder
  • Mount Type: Dobsonian
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 406 x
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 14.2

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