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"Sky-Watcher’s GoTo Dobsonian
High-tech meets bargain-telescope design. A shotgun marriage or a match made in heaven? We find out!"

"Could the new Sky-Watcher SynScan telescopes really work? doubts were allayed the first night out.Our test telescope,on loan from Pacific Telescope Corp., worked great. Surprisingly so."

- Alan Dyer wrote in his 3-page review of the Sky-Watcher GoTo Dobsonian telescope at SkyNews November/December 2010 issue ( | review).

Read the 3-page article in PDF (580KB)

Dobsonian telescopes are so elegantly simple that absolute beginners can use them with great results and yet their performance can satisfy the most demanding amateur astronomers.
Now the new Sky-Watcher SynScan Collapsible Dobsonian offers easier portability with it's novel truss tube design, plus full GOTO and sidereal tracking.

Conventional 2 star alignment for goto using Sky-Watcher SynScan (TM) AZ ; choice of 2 methods, you select the stars or it selects brightest stars if you dont know star names.

42900 object library.

Jupiter images were obtained by our Wellington City 12" owner using a DMK21 imager.

Starscopes offer this magnificent scope at approx. $30,000 less than a Meade Schmidt Cassegrain 16" (TO WHICH IT GIVES SUPERIOR VISUAL IMAGES)

Superb 14" F4.4 Parabolic mirror

Super Plossl 1.25" diameter eyepieces, 25mm 10mm

Crayford style SLR camera T2 mount ready 2"/1.25" focuser

Ultra thin secondary supports

9x50 achromatic in line finder scope,or red dot finder.

You wont be disappointed.
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  • Seller location: Wellington City, Wellington, NZ

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