SkyWatcher StarGate Dobsonians with their huge light gathering capabilities provide the ultimate WOW factor experience for aficionados of visual astronomy. The elegant and rigid all metal truss tube design is easily transportable when unassembled, and can be assembled and ready for use in less than 20 minutes. The mount provides smooth manual operation in both Alt and Azimuth axes.
At 50kg this telescope can still be considered for field use transported in larger vehicles such as estate cars or people carriers, complete with two quality eyepieces including a 2" 28mm a dual speed crayford focuser and collimating eyepiece results in a comprehensive observing system. This large aperture high quality instrument delivers outstanding performance on Planetary and Deep-Sky objects. Serious aperture at an affordable price point, this imposing instrument is cleverly designed to provide breathtaking perfomance yet be easy to setup and use.
A fabric light shroud is included to control stray light that could enter the instrument in environments where ambient light is a problem.
Magnifications (with Eyepieces supplied): x68 & x190
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x916
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 458mm
Telescope Focal Length: 1900mm (f/4.1)
Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm (1.25") & 28mm (2)
Collimating Eyepiece (1.25)
Dual-Speed 2" Crayford Focuser with 1.25 adaptor
Parabolic Primary Mirror (Patented weight saving design)
120mm Secondary Mirror
Fabric Light Shroud
Direct SLR Camera Connection
Alt-Azimuth mount (Metal construction)
31% more Light Gathering than 400mm
Overall Weight 50kg
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