- 203mm diameter
- 1200mm focal length
- Dobsonian mount
- Computerized Go-To telescope
- Collapsible truss-tube design
- Simple and easy to use
- Crayford focuser
- Buttery smooth azimuth bearings
- Tension control handle
- 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia
Dobsonian telescopes are made to be popular among amateur astronomers who seek ease of use, simplicity and guaranteed elegance. The Dobsonian Collapsible Telescopes have Collapsible truss-tube design that needs no disassembly because you can transport the package in two compact pieces. This simple and easy to use collapsible model also comes in a computerized Go-To telescope. Go-To versions are capable of precise and accurate pointing technology designed for users to easily point-and-shoot night sky treasures. This model combines Crayford focuser in a Dobsonian mount which yields a 203mm diameter aperture and performance of a 1200mm focal length lens. It features Buttery smooth azimuth bearings to keep the telescope easy to rotate with just a push of the finger. The Tension control handle is Sky-Watcher’s latest technology that is capable of adjusting the tension to modify the friction between the sideboard mount and the optical tube.
Product Features in Detail
Sky-Watcher Dobsonian SynScan series
The exciting new Sky-Watcher Dobsonian SynScan series is precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. With its patented collapsible tube design, these Dobsonians are truly the ultimate in portability and performance.
Elegant truss tube design
The elegant truss tube design was carefully engineered to combine ease of use, extreme portability and consistent performance in an affordable package. Unlike other truss tube designs, the SkyWatcher Collapsible Dobsonian does not need to be disassembled between uses. It transports as two compact pieces that can be assembled and ready to use in just seconds! It is easy to collimate once set up, and it holds its collimation throughout the evening! The patented Tension Control Handle allows users to add or reduce tension, thereby increasing or decreasing the friction between the optical tube and the sideboards.
SynScanTM AZ hand control
The SynScanTM AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The patented dual encoder design allows the telescope to be moved manually whenever the user wishes - but with no need for re-alignment!
Computerized Go-To telescope
The Sky-Watcher Dobsonian SynScan series combines the convenience and affordability of the traditional Dobsonian with the convenience of a computerized Go-To telescope.
Included in the Box
Sky-Watcher 8" Dobsonian Collapsible Go-To Telescope
5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia
This Sky-Watcher 8" Dobsonian Collapsible Go-To Telescope comes with 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
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Optical Design Newtonian (Parabolic) Diameter / Aperture 203 mm Focal length 1200 mm Highest Practical Power 406x F/Ratio F/6 Finder Scope 8x50 Focuser Diameter 2" crayford Eye Piece 1.25" SP10 & SP26 Tube Weight 11kg Tube Dimensions 320 x (835-1115)cm3 Scondary Mirror Diameter 47 Shipping Weight 24+15 kg Faintest Steller Magnitude 14.2 Shipping Dimensions 71x58x30 ; 91x39x47cm3