Skywatcher, 200mm, 8", Newtonian, Dobsonian (Collapsible), Manual Telescope

Skywatcher, 200mm, 8", Newtonian, Dobsonian (Collapsible), Manual Telescope

Skywatcher, 200mm, 8", Newtonian, Dobsonian (Collapsible), Manual Telescope

Regular price $1,199.00
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  • Collapsible Dobsonian with 3-Points Tube Locking System.
  • No Disassembling or Collimation is required between uses.
  • Dobson Wooden Mount with Tension Control System and Accessories Tray.
  • Diffraction Limited Parabolic Mirror.
  • Ultra Thin Secondary Mirror Support (only 0.50mm).
  • M42 Thread for DSLR Connection.

    The Ultimate Light Gatherer.

    The Dobsonian telescopes are named after John Dobson, an amateur astronomer who designed a very simple but effective telescope, where the key factor is a large aperture for little money.

    His idea was to mount a Newton telescope on an easy-to-use alt-azimuth mount that does not need time-consuming alignments.

  • Sky-Watcher improved the Dobson design building a collapsible system that allows the telescope to be easily stored or transported.

    The 3 metal bars, used to fully extend the tube, have an auto-lock spring loaded system that simplify the set up of the telescope so only one person is required to fully extend the tube.

    The rigidity of the telescope keeps the mirrors collimated and the tension control system keeps the telescope balanced, so it is not necessary to move heavy counterweights.

    Just extend the tube, use the finderscope and point the telescope towards your favourite night sky objects – sit back and enjoy the great light gathering of the Sky-Watcher Dobsonian!

    To top it off, the Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonians are equipped with a 2″ Crayford focuser and focuser locking screw.

    Accessories in the Box:

    • Finderscope 9X50 straight version
    • Eyepiece 1.25″ Super Plossl 25mm (48x) – apparent filed of view 52°
    • Eyepiece 1.25″ Super Plossl 10mm (120x) – apparent filed of view 52°
    • Eyepiece adapter from 2″ to 1.25″ with M42 thread
    • 2″ tube extension
    • User Manual

    Download the Collapsible Dobsonian Manual

Shipping for orders throughout New Zealand is a flat National rate of $10.

Pickups are Mon - Fri 10am - 5 pm @ 122 Riccarton Road, Christchurch. We will send you an email confirming your order is ready to be collected. 

Orders can be picked up at the physical store for free (provided we have stock).

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