Explore Scientific Ultra Light 10" Dobsonian Telescope

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The Explore Scientific Ultra Light 10" Dobsonian is ideal for those who want a telescope with good light gathering power and great optics in a compact easy-to-store package. This telescope's low focal ratio Newtonian optics provide excellent widefield views of Deep Sky objects and is also a creditable performer when it comes to Lunar and Planetary work too. If you've been lured by the idea of a big dobsonian, but balked at the weight and storage of a lagre instrument, the Explore Scientific Ultra Light 10" Dobsonian is well worth your consideration. This telescope also features an innovative collimation system for both Primary and Secondary Mirrors and an excellent 2" Crayford-type/low profile Rack and Pinion Hybrid focuser, with 10:1 dual speed focusing wheels.


Explore Scientific Ultra Light 10" Dobsonian Specifications:

Material OTA Aluminium
Optical design Newtonian Reflector
Mount type Dobsonian
Practical Magnification up to x250
Field of application Deep Sky Observation/Lunar observation/Planetary observation
Material Primary mirror BK-7
Primary mirror diameter (mm) 254
Objective diameter (mm) 254
Focal length (mm) 1270
Aperture ratio 5
Angular resolution (arc seconds) 0.51
Focusing system 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with helical gearing and 10:1 reduction
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter (mm) 50.8
Finderscope DeLuxe Red Dot Finder
Colour black
Mount Type Dobsonian

Dimensions for mobile use: Rockerbox 395mmx395mmx310mm; Mirrorbox 330mmx330mmx295mm; Trusses approx.700mm
Eyepiece Height while pointing at zenith approximately 1,15m

10ダ_ Net total weight: 26.4 kg; 10ダ_ Mirror Box: 14 kg; 10ダ_ Secondary cage +Rockerbox: 9.7kg; 10ダ_ 4 Pairs of trusses: 1.5kg; 10ダ_ Altitude Wheels: 1.2kg

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