Skywatcher Dobsonian 16″ Collapsible Telescope

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Skywatcher Dobsonian 16″ Collapsible Telescope

Brand: Skywatcher
SKU: SWDOB400C
$3,599.00 AUD

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The venerable Dobsonian reflector design has recently undergone some important upgrades and improvements: Skywatcher is pleased to introduce the all-new Collapsible Dobsonian complete with Crayford focuser – the ultimate in large aperture portability and performance.

This elegant truss tube design was carefully engineered to combine ease of use, extreme portability and consistent performance in an affordable package. Unlike other truss tube designs, the Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian does not need to be disassembled between uses. It transports as two compact pieces that can be assembled and ready to use in just seconds! It is easy to collimate once set up, and it holds its collimation throughout the evening!

The bearing system has been redesigned as well. The new Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonians feature buttery smooth azimuth bearings. Even the twelve-inch model can be rotated with just the push of a finger. Like our traditional Dobsonians, the new Collapsible Dobsonians feature Skywatcher’s patented tension adjustment control on the altitude bearings. This eliminates the need and added cost of clumsy counterweight systems to balance the telescope.

To top it off, all of the new Collapsible Dobsonians are shipping with ultra smooth Crayford focusers.

Skywatcher 16 Inch Collapsible Dobsonian Key Specifications

Diameter 406 mm (16″)
Focal Length 1800 mm
Secondary Mirror Diameter 102mm
F/ratio F/4.4
Highest Practical Power 812x
Focuser diameter 2
Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Super 25mm and 10mm
Ground Base Weight 40kg
Tube Weight 32.7kg

The exciting new Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian 16″ is precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. With its patented collapsible tube design, these Dobsonians are truly the ultimate in portability and performance.

 

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