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Home Telescopes Explore Scientific Telescopes Explore Scientific 12 Inch Ultra Light Dobsonian Telescope
The Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian is a great collapsible, super- portable telescope - featuring full aluminium construction for strength, durability and lightness. The whole telescope folds and packs down into a couple of very compact packages, the main mirror box has a hinged lid for protecting the primary in transit, but also forms an integral part of the structure of the telescope in use. Getting up and observing is a simple procedure: fit the struts and altitude bearings to the main mirror box, fit the Secondary/Focuser head to the support struts, collimate - and you're ready to observe. The Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian's focuser is a buttery-smooth low profile Crayford-style/Rack and Pinion Hybrid, capable of supporting the weight of heavier 2" eyepieces and accessories.Delivery is normally around three business days with this product
Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian GENERATION IITruss-Dobsonian Telescope in full Aluminium constructionNEW: Slider bearings made from TEFLON and GFK for smooth and precise movementNEW: Improved main mirror cell with completely redesigned mechanicsNEW: Altitude bearings with new designed brake and friction systemNEW: Larger feet to improve stabilityNEW: Universal finder slot to enable an easy finder upgradeNEW: Counter-weight system included - 2 x 1.0 kgNEW: Quick-lock fastener with new spring-loaded design for comfortable useNEW: Powder-coated yellow altitude wheels to improve durabilityNEW: Laser engraved central mark on main mirrorSpecifications:Material OTA AluminiumOptical design Newtonian ReflectorMount type DobsonianBatteries includedMaximum recommended magnification 250xNet Weight total (incl. accessories) (kg) 29.8Primary mirror diameter (mm) 305Secondary mirror diameter (mm) 75Objective diameter (mm) 305Focal length (mm) 1525Aperture ratio 5Obstruction (%) 24Angular resolution (arc seconds) 0.43Transportability very goodEyepiece Barrel Diameter (mm) 50.8Focusing system 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with helical gearing and 10:1 reductionFinderscope DeLuxe Red Dot FinderColour blackRain/Dust protection caps Dust protection caps for open aperture and eyepiece holderMount Type DobsonianWarranty (Years) 3Dimensions for mobile use: Rockerbox 450mmx450mmx320mm; Mirrorbox 380mmx380mmx300mm; Trusses approx. 980mmEyepiece Height while pointing at zenith approximately 1.4m.12 Net total weight: 32.1 kg; 12 Mirror Box: 18.9 kg; 12 Secondary cage +Rockerbox: 10 kg; 12 4 Pairs of trusses: 1.8kg; 12 Altitude Wheels: 1.4kgDelivery is normally 2-3 business days with this product.
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