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Skywatcher Heritage 76 Mini Dobsonian Telescope

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Model:  10212
Brand:  Skywatcher
Design:  Reflector
Size:  76mm
Computerized:  Manual
Level:  Beginner
Mount Type:  Alt Az

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Skywatcher Heritage 76 Mini Dobsonian Telescope
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76mm (3") f/300 mini Dobsonian Telescope

“International Year of Astronomy Special Edition”

The Sky-Watcher Heritage-76 has been specially designed to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) and the 400th Anniversary of Galileo’s first telescope. This is not only a highly functional precision optical instrument but also a beautiful collector’s piece, desk or shelf ornament, and ideal gift.

The beautiful, luxurious tube graphics depict a richly historical theme. The images have been specially designed to symbolise Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic church. Galileo Galilei’s public championing of Copernicus’ theory of heliocentrism, which was contrary to the geocentric beliefs at the time, eventually led to him being denounced to the Roman Inquisition. He was subsequently tried, suspected of heresy, forced to recant, and spent the rest of his life under house arrest. Of course Galileo, “The father of modern science” and “The father of modern observational astronomy” was proved right in the end.

The telescope tube is also adorned with the words “Galileo 400” and “International Year of Astronomy” as well as key dates in the lifetime of Galileo.

The telescope comes equipped, as standard, with a 5x magnification Finderscope, for the easy location of night sky objects. Also the two supplied eyepieces have been specially upgraded to higher quality Super Modified Achromats to increase your viewing pleasure. The telescope accepts standard 1.25” accessories so the magnification range can easily be extended additional 1.25” eyepieces and/or Barlow lens.

The uncomplicated manually operated Dobsonian alt-azimuth mount makes it a convenient, highly portable, grab-and-go system. The complete telescope & mount comes fully assembled straight out of the box.

Supplied in presentation Giftbox.

* Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x12 & x30
* Diameter of Primary Mirror: 76mm
* Telescope Focal Length: 300mm (f/4)
* Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm Super-MA
* Single-arm Secondary Mirror Support
* 5x24 Finderscope
* Rack and Pinion Focuser
* Wooden Alt-Azimuth Mount
* Overall maximum height: 40cm
* Weight Approx 1.75kg

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Excellent choice
Friday, 29 November 2013  | 

Bought this for my 6yr old son. Used it for the first time tonight and can safely say I'm very impressed with the clarity and ease of use. Could see Jupiter and moons quite clearly via the 25mm eyepiece but using the 10mm you could see much more and could just make out a bit of banding. All in all for this price you can't go wrong...

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