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Sky-Watcher USA

12" Flextube Collapsible Dobsonian (S11740)


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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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