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Sky-Watcher USA

16" Collapsible Dobsonian (S11780)


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Quick Overview

  • 16" (406 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1800 mm focal length (f/4.4)
  • 2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adapter
  • 4-element Plössl 25 mm and 10 mm 1.25" eyepieces
  • 9 x 50 straight-through finderscope
  • Solid rocker-mount with Teflon bearings and tension clutch for altitude
  • Aluminum plate with needle bearings for azimuth
  • Eyepiece height at zenith: 68”

          Description

          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 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 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.

           Specifications

          Model

          16 inch

          Optical design

          Newtonian reflector

          Mirror diameter

          406 mm (16 in)

          Mirror type

          Conical parabolic

          Focal length

          1800 mm

          F-ratio

          4.4

          Finderscope

          9x50 straight through

          Eyepieces/Power

          25 mm (72x), 10 mm (180x)

          Focuser

          2 inch dual-speed Crayford-style

          Base type

          Easy break-down Dobsonian

          Tube weight (pounds)

          72

          Base weight (pounds)

          88

          Assembled weight (pounds)

          160

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