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SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope

SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope

SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope with accessories and collapsible truss optical tube. Features 305 mm aperture and 1500 mm focal length F/4.9.

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SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope

SkyWatcher

SW-SKDOB12-F

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SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope with accessories and collapsible truss optical tube. Features 305 mm aperture and 1500 mm focal length F/4.9.

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SkyWatcher 305/1500 Dobson Truss telescope with accessories and collapsible truss optical tube. Features 305 mm aperture and 1500 mm focal length F/4.9.

Eyepieces and accessories included: SP 26 mm (57x) barrel 1.25", SP 10 mm (150x) barrel 1.25", 9x50 finder scope.

Product Features

The venerable Dobsonian reflector design has recently undergone some important upgrades and improvements. Sky-Watcher is pleased to introduce the all-new Collapsible Dobsonian 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 Sky-Watcher 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! This design requires no reassembly which means an ultimate convenience to the users.

The bearing system has been redesigned as well. The new Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonians feature buttery smooth azimuth bearings. Even the twelve-inch model can be rotated with just the push of a finger. Like our traditional Dobsonians, the new Collapsible Dobsonians feature Sky-Watcher’s patented tension adjustment control on the altitude bearings. This eliminates the need and added the cost of clumsy counterweight systems to balance the telescope.

To top it off, all of the Collapsible Dobsonians are shipping with ultra smooth Crayford focusers. The 90-degree finderscope is also available. 

Recommend for: First Time Buyer

Specifications

Optical Design

Newtonian (Parabolic) 

Optical Diameter

305mm 

Focal Length

1500mm 

F/Ratio

F/4.9 

Secondary Mirror Diameter

70mm 

Highest Practical Power

610x 

Faintest Steller Magnitude

14.9 

Finder Scope

8x50* 

Focuser Diameter

2" with 1.25 adapter 

Eyepieces

1.25" SP10 & SP26* 

Tube Weight

21kg 

Tube Dimensions

450(920-1400) 

Shipping Weight

20+23 kg 

Shipping Dimensions

80x80x15 cm3; 106x54x55 cm3 

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