SkyWatcher Black Diamond 12" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

  • Massive 12" aperture will brightly illuminate images
  • Simple and easy to use design
  • Collapsible design makes this telescope more mobile
  • See more distant and faint objects with larger aperture size
  • Able to achieve high levels of magnification
  • Ideal for Beginners and Seasoned Astronomers alike
  • Slick Black design
  • 5 years Skywatcher limited warranty
  • SKU: SKY-SWDOB300C
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    DOB 12” COLLAPSIBLE A COLLAPSIBLE TRUSS-TUBE DOBSONIAN DESIGN THAT REQUIRES NO REASSEMBLY --THE ULTIMATE CONVENIENCE! SkyWatcher does it again. An old favorite gets a complete facelift with new features and upgraded components! 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. *Please note, the image through all finder scopes will be upside down. Skywatcher Black Diamond 12" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope Features:
  • Massive 12" aperture will brightly illuminate images
  • Simple and easy to use design
  • Collapsible design makes this telescope more mobile
  • See more distant and faint objects with larger aperture size
  • Able to achieve high levels of magnification
  • Ideal for Beginners and Seasoned Astronomers alike
  • Slick Black design
  • 5 years Skywatcher limited warranty
  • Additional Information
    Additional Information
    Specifications
    Optical Design Newtonian (Parabolic)
    Lens Material
    Diameter 305mm
    Focal Length 1500mm
    Scondary Mirror Diameter 70mm
    F/ratio F/5
    Highest Practical Power 610x
    Faintest Steller Magnitude 14.9
    Resoving Power 0.38
    Finderscope 8X50 Finderscope
    Focuser diameter 2” with 1.25” adapter
    Diagonal
    Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Super 25 and 10*
    Mount Type Dobsonian
    Slow-motion Control
    Counterweight(s)
    Piggyback Bracket
    Accessory Tray
    Ground Board Diameter ¢632×740
    Ground Board Weight(s) 18.5Kgs
    Motor Drive
    Go-to
    Tube Weight 21Kgs
    Tube Dimension(dia. x length) ¢450×(920-1400)
    Tripod Height
    Shipping Weight
    Shipping Carton Dimensions 106x56x55(cm3) / 78x74x15(cm3)
    User Level For Intermediate
    Telescope Type Dobsonian
    Aperture Size 305mm
    Focal Length 1500mm
    Focal Ratio f/4.9
    Highest Practical Magnification 610x
    Finderscope 9x50
    Eyepieces Plossl 10 & 25mm
    Mount Type Dobsonian Mount
    Tripod None
    Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty
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