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Superb superior build quality and able to take 2" eyepieces for wider views

Sky-Watcher 5 year limited warranty

Includes 2 1.25" eyepieces and a Moon filter.

Crayford style focuser worth $100 factory installed. You dont get these on older Dobs.

First constructed by Sir Isaac Newton this optical design employs two mirrors (a parabolic and an elliptical flat) to gather and reflect light to focus at an eyepiece. A good Dobsonian mounted Newtonian reflector can offer the best view per dollar

The use of a simple Alt-Azimuth mounting, lightweight mirror and modestly priced components evolved from a goal of San Francisco sidewalk astronomer John Dobson to get the most telescope possible into the hands of the amateur observer. This design remains the first choice among serious deep sky observers, and it is not uncommon to find custom or home made & commercial 5" to 25" aperture "Dobs" at observing events

This model is popular among those who desire an easily manageable telescope with the light gathering and field of view potential for observing many of the most popular deep sky objects (Galaxies, Star Clusters, Nebulae, Planetary Nebulae, etc.).

And still this telescope affords the good contrast and clarity qualities required for lunar and planetary observing. With a comparatively small central obstruction, and fewer optical surfaces, the contrast and brightness can actually surpass more expensive designs such as the SCT

Noteworthy improvements over conventional economical Dobs include:
* Multicoated, high reflectivity mirror coatings improve brightness and contrast.
* Parabolic optics
* Focal length (1200mm); F8
*1.25" focuser can accommodate 2" eyepieces
* 6x30 finder
* Achromatic eyepiece 25mm f.l.
* Achromatic eyepiece 10mm f.l.
* Moon filter

NZ family owned & operated GST registered business since 1991.
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  • Seller location: Wellington City, Wellington, NZ

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