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SkyWatcher 8" Dobsonian Telescope

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  • Most Practical Astronomy Instrument
  • Outstanding Light Gathering Ability
  • Super-smooth Azimuth Movement
  • Tension Control System
  • 2" Focuser with a 1.25" Adapter
  • 5 Years SkyWatcher Limited Warranty
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    SkyWatcher 8" Dobsonian Telescope

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    Summary
    SkyWatcher 8" Dobsonian Telescope

    Sky-Watcher Dobsonian Telescopes are popular among amateur astronomers for being able to get large aperture sizes at affordable price, is one of the most practical optical instruments in world of astronomy. Designed to be simple, Sky-Watcher Dobsonian consists of 2 parts: a solid tube and a wooden mount, almost immediately allows you to start your observation sessions without spending time on setup.

    The Sky-Watcher 8" Dobsonian is a large aperture Newtonian reflector telescope, ideal for wide field and deep-sky observation. Big aperture means better light gathering power, with this Sky Watcher Telescopes, you are able to see prominent deep-sky object such as nebulae, star cluster and many more. With f/6 focal ratio, this dobsonians are fast enough for astrophotography, the best choice for astronomers with limited budget.

    Come with a 2" focuser with a 1.25" adapter, users are allow to use either eyepiece size. While the Crosshair finder scope helps to locate the target easier.

    Tension Control System
    Allows you to adjust the friction setting, to increase or reduce the amount of resistance when moving the tube on the wooden mount, so you always have the appropriate resistance setting. The secret of the design is to correctly balance the optical tube with special designed handles on the base, adds enough friction and tension to allow the tube to move easily when nudged but to stay in position when not.

    In the Box:
  • 8 Inches Solid Tube
  • Dobsonian Base
  • 2" Focuser With 1.25" Adapter
  • Eyepiece - 10mm & 25mm
  • Finder Scope

  • *Please note, the image through all finder scopes will be upside down. SkyWatcher 8" Dobsonian Telescope

    Sky-Watcher Dobsonian Telescopes are popular among amateur astronomers for being able to get large aperture sizes at affordable price, is one of the most practical optical instruments in world of astronomy. Designed to be simple, Sky-Watcher Dobsonian consists of 2 parts: a solid tube and a wooden mount, almost immediately allows you to start your observation sessions without spending time on setup.

    The Sky-Watcher 8" Dobsonian is a large aperture Newtonian reflector telescope, ideal for wide field and deep-sky observation. Big aperture means better light gathering power, with this Sky Watcher Telescopes, you are able to see prominent deep-sky object such as nebulae, star cluster and many more. With f/6 focal ratio, this dobsonians are fast enough for astrophotography, the best choice for astronomers with limited budget.

    Come with a 2" focuser with a 1.25" adapter, users are allow to use either eyepiece size. While the Crosshair finder scope helps to locate the target easier.

    Tension Control System
    Allows you to adjust the friction setting, to increase or reduce the amount of resistance when moving the tube on the wooden mount, so you always have the appropriate resistance setting. The secret of the design is to correctly balance the optical tube with special designed handles on the base, adds enough friction and tension to allow the tube to move easily when nudged but to stay in position when not.

    In the Box:
  • 8 Inches Solid Tube
  • Dobsonian Base
  • 2" Focuser With 1.25" Adapter
  • Eyepiece - 10mm & 25mm
  • Finder Scope

  • *Please note, the image through all finder scopes will be upside down.
    Specifications
    Specifications
    Optical Design Reflector Newtonian
    Aperture 200mm / 8 Inches
    Focal Length 1200mm
    Focal Ratio f/6
    Resolving 0.58
    Max Practical Power 400x
    Tube Construction Fixed Full Tube
    Tube Weight 11kg
    Total Weight 26kg
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher
    Recommended Usage Astrophotography, Viewing Galaxies/Stars, Viewing Nebulae, Viewing the Planets
    User Level For Beginners
    Focal Ratio N/A
    Mount Type N/A
    Tripod N/A
    Upgradable to Go-To N/A
    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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