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Model: 0116925Brand: Explore Scientific
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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 ReflectorMount type DobsonianPractical Magnification up to x250Field of application Deep Sky Observation/Lunar observation/Planetary observationMaterial Primary mirror BK-7Primary mirror diameter (mm) 254Objective diameter (mm) 254Focal length (mm) 1270Aperture ratio 5Angular resolution (arc seconds) 0.51Focusing system 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with helical gearing and 10:1 reductionEyepiece Barrel Diameter (mm) 50.8Finderscope DeLuxe Red Dot FinderColour blackMount Type Dobsonian
Dimensions for mobile use: Rockerbox 395mmx395mmx310mm; Mirrorbox 330mmx330mmx295mm; Trusses approx.700mmEyepiece Height while pointing at zenith approximately 1,15m
10“ Net total weight: 26.4 kg; 10“ Mirror Box: 14 kg; 10“ Secondary cage +Rockerbox: 9.7kg; 10“ 4 Pairs of trusses: 1.5kg; 10“ Altitude Wheels: 1.2kg
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