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SkyWatcher Black Diamond GOTO 8" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

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SkyWatcher Black Diamond GOTO 8" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

 

The pioneering new SkyWatcher GoTo Dobsonian series is precision engineered to allow users to find and view celestial treasures quickly and easily. Planets, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and more – they're all ready for you to admire! With SkyWatcher and their patented collapsible tube designs, these Dobsonian telescopes are the epitome in portable performance. *Please note, the image through all finder scopes will be upside down. Plus points - Easy to use - Simple set-up - Easy-to-understand features - Auto-tracking function - Ability to capture large amount of light - Cost-effective Congratulations - you've found the pinnacle in portability and performance! Useability. Portability. Consistent performance. That's what you get with the SkyWatcher Black Diamond GOTO 8" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope - in an affordable package. Compare it to other truss tube designs and you'll find that the SkyWatcher GoTo 8" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescopedoesn't need you to disassemble it between uses. Simply transport it as two compact pieces, assemble it in seconds and you're ready to go! Collimation also becomes a quick and easy process with this Dobsonian, and collimation is retained throughout the single use – doing away with the fiddly need for constant adjustments. The patented Tension Control Handle enables you to manipulate the tension, and thus the fruction between the optical tubes and sideboards. Collimation also becomes a quick and easy process with this Dobsonian, and collimation is retained throughout the single use – doing away with the fiddly need for constant adjustments. The patented Tension Control Handle enables you to manipulate the tension, and thus the friction between the optical tubes and sideboards. The SynScan AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The patented dual encoder design allows the telescope to be moved manually whenever the user wishes - but with no need for re-alignment! The SkyWatcher GoTo Dobsonian Series combines the convenience and affordability of the traditional Dobsonian with the convenience of a computerized GoTo telescope. SynScanTM AZ hand control Specifications

 

Collapsible Tube Design

Tension Control Handle

SynScan AZ Hand Control

Suitable for Deep-Sky Observation

5 Years Skywatcher Limited Warranty

 

SynScanTM AZ Hand Control Specifications:

Power Supply : 10 to 15 V DC 1Amp, 2.1mm Plug (Center positive)

Motor type: DC Servo Motors, 

Resolution: Motor encoder: 1,620,000 counts per revolution, Main axis encoder: 11,748 counts per revolution

Slew speeds: 1.0X, 2.0X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 200X, 400X, 600X, 800X, 1000X

Eyepieces: Super 10mm & Super 20mm

Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar

Tracking Mode: Dual Axes Tracking

Alignment Method: Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment

Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC and IC catalog, partial SAO catalogues, total 42,900 objects

Go-To Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc/min

 

SkyWatcher Black Diamond GOTO 8" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

Specifications

Optical Design

Newtonian (Parabolic)

Diameter

203mm

Focal Length

1200mm

Secondary Mirror Diameter

47mm

F/ratio

F /6

Highest Practical Power

406x

Faintest Stellar Magnitude

14.2

Resolving Power

0.58

Finderscope

8x50 Right-Angle Finderscope

Focuser Diameter

2" with 1.25" adapter Crayford Focuser

Eyepiece(s)

2 eyepieces

Tube Weight

11kg

Tube Dimension (diameter x length)

320 mm x 830 mm x 1110 mm

User Level

For Intermediate

Telescope Type

Dobsonian

Aperture Size

200mm

Focal Length

1200mm

Focal Ratio

f/6

Highest Practical Magnification

400x

Finderscope

9x50

Eyepieces

Plossl 10 & 25mm

Mount Type

Dobsonian Mount

Tripod

None

Warranty

5 Years Limited Warranty

 


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