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Sky-Watcher USA - 16" Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonian

Model#: S11780

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Regular Price: $2,899.00

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16" Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonian

The Sky-Watcher Dobsonian utilizes quality components throughout. Pride of workmanship manifests itself in high quality standards of optical and mechanical fabrication. The polishing process for primary and diagonal mirror yields smooth mirror surfaces ensuring good contrast, and properly corrected optics show minimum alterations to the optical wave-front.

The mechanical and structural components of the OTA exhibit rigid construction and outstanding stability. The mount construction is sturdy and rigid. Mount design, while simple, facilitates smooth motions about both axes. Quality accessories enhance the observer's viewing experience.

 

Quick Overview:

  • 16" (406 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1800 mm focal length (f/4.4)
  • 2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adapter
  • 4-element Plössl 25 mm and 10 mm 1.25" eyepieces
  • 9 x 50 straight-through finderscope
  • Solid rocker-mount with Teflon bearings and tension clutch for altitude
  • Aluminum plate with needle bearings for azimuth
  • Eyepiece height at zenith: 68"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reconciling the desire for a large aperture telescope with the reality of a limited budget is an age-old problem. But it's a problem with an easy answer: Sky-Watcher collapsible Dobsonians.

Sky-Watcher USA Dobsonian telescopes deliver high-quality optics, huge aperture, solid construction and superb value. And only Sky-Watcher Dobsonians provide the extra portability and convenience of collapsible optical tubes. If you're looking for a big light bucket with a little price tag, look no further! Sky-Watcher USA has what you need.

 

Additional Information

Name Sky-Watcher USA - 16" Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonian
Manufacturer Sky-Watcher USA
Model S11780