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10" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11720)


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Quick Overview

  • 10" (254 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1200 mm focal length (f/5)
  • 2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adapter
  • 4-element Plössl 25 mm and 10 mm 1.25" eyepieces
  • 8x50 right angle erect-image finderscope
  • Solid rocker-mount with Teflon bearings and tension clutch for altitude
  • Teflon bearing for azimuth
  • Eyepiece height at zenith: 48”

      Collapsible OTAs 

      Makes transportation and storage of your telescope simple and convenient

      Binoviewer Settings

      A Sky-Watcher exclusive feature! Preset detents makes adjusting for binoviewing a snap. No more additional optics or crazy spacers, just drop, pop and view! 

      Reconciling the desire for a large aperture telescope with the reality of a limited budget is an age-old problem. But it’s a problem with an easy answer: Sky-Watcher Flextube Collapsible Dobsonians.

      Sky-Watcher USA Dobsonian telescopes deliver high-quality optics, huge aperture, solid construction and superb value. And only Sky-Watcher Dobsonians provide the extra portability and convenience of felxtube collapsible optical tubes. If you’re looking for a big light bucket with a little price tag, look no further! Sky-Watcher USA has what you need.

      With apertures ranging from the ultra-portable 8 inch up to the monster light- gathering 16 inch model, all Sky-Watcher USA Dobsonians come complete with Crayford-style focuser, two Super Plössl eyepieces and finderscope.

       

      Model

      10 inch

      Optical design

      Newtonian reflector

      Mirror diameter

      254 mm (10 in)

      Mirror type

      Standard parabolic

      Focal length

      1200 mm

      F-ratio

      4.7

      Finderscope

      8x50 right angle

      Eyepieces/Power

      25 mm (48x), 10 mm (120x)

      Focuser

      2 inch single-speed Crayford-style

      Base type

      Standard Dobsonian

      Tube weight (pounds)

      33

      Base weight (pounds)

      26.5

      Assembled weight (pounds)

      59.5


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