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SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

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  • Huge 18" Aperture for Amazing Light Gathering Capacity
  • Collapsible Model for Added Mobility
  • Easy to Collimate
  • User-friendly Design
  • Ultra Smooth Crayford Focusers
  • Elegant Truss Tube Design
  • Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Assembly Time: 30 - 45 minutes
  • Light Shroud Included
  • 5 Years SkyWatcher Limited Warranty
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    SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

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    Summary
    SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

    The venerable Dobsonian reflector design has recently undergone some important upgrades and improvements: Skywatcher is pleased to introduce the all-new SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope 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!

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

    SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope Features:
  • Huge 18" Aperture for Amazing Light Gathering Capacity
  • Collapsible Model for Added Mobility
  • Easy to Collimate
  • User-friendly Design
  • Ultra Smooth Crayford Focusers
  • Elegant Truss Tube Design
  • Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Assembly Time: 30 - 45 minutes
  • Light Shroud Included
  • 5 Years SkyWatcher Limited Warranty

  • SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

    The venerable Dobsonian reflector design has recently undergone some important upgrades and improvements: Skywatcher is pleased to introduce the all-new SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope 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!

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

    SkyWatcher Stargate 18" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope Features:
  • Huge 18" Aperture for Amazing Light Gathering Capacity
  • Collapsible Model for Added Mobility
  • Easy to Collimate
  • User-friendly Design
  • Ultra Smooth Crayford Focusers
  • Elegant Truss Tube Design
  • Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Assembly Time: 30 - 45 minutes
  • Light Shroud Included
  • 5 Years SkyWatcher Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Specifications
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 458mm (18 in)
    Focal Length 1900mm (74.8 in)
    Focal Ratio 4
    Eyepieces 10mm and 26mm
    Finder Scope 9x50
    Highest Useful Magnification 914x
    Lowest Useful Magnification 65x
    Optical Tube Length 1940mm (76.4 in)
    Shipping Weight 50kg
    User Level For Advanced
    Telescope Type Dobsonian
    Aperture Size 458mm
    Focal Length 1900mm
    Focal Ratio f/4.1
    Highest Practical Magnification 916x
    Finderscope 9x50
    Eyepieces LET 28mm, Plossl 10mm & Collimation Eyepiece
    Mount Type Dobsonian Mount
    Tripod None
    Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty
    Warranty
    Your Skywatcher Products is under Warranty

    Your Skywatcher® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for FIVE years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of the receipt.

    This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, collimation or maintenance provided by someone other than a Skywatcher Authorized Service Department.

    For Skywatcher Products purchased elsewhere, will NOT qualify for manufacturers warranty from us, it must be returned to the place of purchase to resolve any issues.

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