12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)
12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)

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Sky-Watcher USA

12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)

Regular price
$ 1,135.00
Sale price
$ 1,135.00
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Quick Overview

  • 12" (305 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1500 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
  • Aluminum plate with needle bearings for azimuth
  • Eyepiece height at zenith: 55.5”

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 flextube 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

12 inch

Optical design

Newtonian reflector

Mirror diameter

305 mm (12 in)

Mirror type

Standard parabolic

Focal length

1500 mm

F-ratio

4.9

Finderscope

8x50 right angle

Eyepieces/Power

25 mm (60x), 10 mm (150x)

Focuser

2 inch single-speed Crayford-style

Base type

Standard Dobsonian

Tube weight (pounds)

46.2

Base weight (pounds)

38.3

Assembled weight (pounds)

84.5

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